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Pairing Bilstein Comfort series front shocks with HD series rears

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After completing an 1100 mile trip , I am totally pleased with this setup  on my E350 2350.

With the tires inflated as specified to 65 psi front / 60 psi rear, DW says the 2350 now rides better than her Jeep.  Rock Auto lists the Comfort series application as  being for vans and short wheelbase motorhomes.

I decided on this configuration based upon multiple threads on this forum about front axle weights, a technical article about the stiffness of monotube vs. twin-tube shocks (Bilstein boasts about a larger piston) and some really pertinent old threads on RV.net.   

Props to the legendary Eric Davis at Ericís RV Performance Center  2o2
« Last Edit: November 08, 2020, 07:45:49 pm by CalCruiser »
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Re: Pairing Bilstein Comfort series front shocks with HD series rears
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2020, 07:53:19 am »
I'm also interested in these particular shocks for my 2007 PC 2350; can you post the part numbers or a link? Thanks.
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Re: Pairing Bilstein Comfort series front shocks with HD series rears
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2020, 01:04:49 pm »
I'm also interested in these particular shocks for my 2007 PC 2350; can you post the part numbers or a link? Thanks.

Front: p/n 33-187563 Bilstein B6 Comfort series

Rear:  p/n 33-176857 Bilstein B6 HD series
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Re: Pairing Bilstein Comfort series front shocks with HD series rears
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2020, 03:19:58 pm »
Thanks @Calcruiser!
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Re: Pairing Bilstein Comfort series front shocks with HD series rears
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2020, 06:47:26 pm »
Very interesting!  Thanks for sharing your evaluation.
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