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Old 01-26-2015, 02:00 PM   #1
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Default Bilstein Dev - Promaster - Do you want Free Shocks?

Do you want Free Shocks? Live near Poway, CA? This would be a time limited offer from Bilstein.

Link: http://www.bilsteinus.com/products/s...le-submission/

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BILSTEIN Shock Absorbers Aftermarket Development Division is seeking vehicles for the purpose of design/installation confirmation and tuning of dynamic characteristics (damping/valving).

Vehicle usage would encompass approximately 200 miles of on-road evaluation within a week’s period of time.Vehicle owner is required to deliver vehicle to the Bilstein Aftermarket headquarters in Poway, CA, and make arrangements for alternative transportation during the time of product installation and tuning.

In exchange for use of subject vehicle, vehicle owner will receive, at no charge, one set of shock absorbers (front & rear) installed on his/her vehicle, four wheel alignment and a full tank of fuel. ThyssenKrupp Bilstein offers a full “Garage Keeper’s Endorsement” providing vehicle owner insurance.
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Old 01-26-2015, 03:06 PM   #2
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Default Re: Bilstein Dev - Promaster - Do you want Free Shocks?

Oh man, I would be all over that. Not only for the "sort of" free stuff, but for the chance to get information from, and give feedback to, the folks that actually chose the recommended shocks.

There have been many discussions of wishing for a shock that was a little firmer, a little softer, longer, shorter, etc and it would interesting to see how it actually works.
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Default Re: Bilstein Dev - Promaster - Do you want Free Shocks?

While the sound of free anything is exciting, I just don't see the need. My Travato rides and handles very nicely, so I have no need for improvement.
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I might go for it but would definitely want assurances that they would put the old shocks back on if I don't like them. I am a huge fan of Bilstiens and have had them on every class A I have owned including my current Bounder but there's a chance that the early versions could be not so good.
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