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After 90k miles on this setup, it's starting to get bouncy and has that floaty feeling. People were recommending Bilstein b8s to pair with the prokit, but not only are they hard to find, they are expensive. Are there any better options? If not, I might go back to stock springs and new stock shocks/struts. Where would be the best place to buy stock shocks/struts?
 

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After 90k miles on this setup, it's starting to get bouncy and has that floaty feeling. People were recommending Bilstein b8s to pair with the prokit, but not only are they hard to find, they are expensive. Are there any better options? If not, I might go back to stock springs and new stock shocks/struts. Where would be the best place to buy stock shocks/struts?
Kept in mind that the Bilsteins are made for lowering and will virtually last forever; they are very good about replacing them if they fail. They are a bit pricey. Here is where I got mine; unfortunately they are on back order right now.
https://www.ajusa.com/performance-parts/suspension-systems/shock-absorbers-struts/bilstein-b8
 

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After 90k miles on this setup, it's starting to get bouncy and has that floaty feeling. People were recommending Bilstein b8s to pair with the prokit, but not only are they hard to find, they are expensive. Are there any better options? If not, I might go back to stock springs and new stock shocks/struts. Where would be the best place to buy stock shocks/struts?
Kept in mind that the Bilsteins are made for lowering and will virtually last forever; they are very good about replacing them if they fail. They are a bit pricey. Here is where I got mine; unfortunately they are on back order right now.
https://www.ajusa.com/performance-parts/suspension-systems/shock-absorbers-struts/bilstein-b8

I remember reading something that said early 13 Sts required a different part number or something. Do you know anything about that?

So I'm guessing I would need two of these for the rear:

https://www.ajusa.com/bilstein-b8-performance-plus-shock-absorber-24-232975



This one for drivers side front

https://www.ajusa.com/bilstein-b8-performance-plus-suspension-strut-assembly-29-196531


This one for passenger side front:


https://www.ajusa.com/bilstein-b8-performance-plus-suspension-strut-assembly-29-196548




Does that seem right? Backorder is no issue as I will not be able to install them until March. Anyone know where to get them cheaper?
 

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I remember reading something that said early 13 Sts required a different part number or something. Do you know anything about that?

So I'm guessing I would need two of these for the rear:

https://www.ajusa.com/bilstein-b8-performance-plus-shock-absorber-24-232975



This one for drivers side front

https://www.ajusa.com/bilstein-b8-performance-plus-suspension-strut-assembly-29-196531


This one for passenger side front:


https://www.ajusa.com/bilstein-b8-performance-plus-suspension-strut-assembly-29-196548




Does that seem right? Backorder is no issue as I will not be able to install them until March. Anyone know where to get them cheaper?
Those look right; I believe what changed was the top spring mount, but you will be using the ones you already have so there would be no issue. That is a pretty good price also...
 

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So I think I'm going to buy the Bilstein b8s. Will they make my car ride very smooth? I'm more concerned about comfort than performance (handling, etc)
 

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In other words, performance aside, will stock shocks/struts be more comfortable/smoother than Bilstein b8s on eibach pro kit springs?
 
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