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      10-04-2020, 03:35 AM   #23
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Do you have a photo of the connectors they gave you?

Hi, as it turns out the connectors are correct, but in my car they are hidden
behind the side seat cushion under the seat belt.
To get to them I need to remove the seat cushion.
Do you know how to remove this?
Also, I noticed that the Bilstein plugs can be connected either way.
Is polarity an issue?
I have connected mine by cutting and joining wires but it still does not work.
Does the error code need to be cleared first?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks,
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The rear seat ends use a clip to hold in place. It's simple as a firm yank from the top.

The plugs only connect one way. There is no cutting or splicing required.. Everything included is OEM fit.

You shouldn't have any error codes. My guess is your custom wire work triggered that.

No offense, but you probably should have researched this before going all rogue, or just paid somebody to do it. This is an expensive kit to be tinkering around on. Hope your hardware install went a bit more smoothly.
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      10-04-2020, 04:14 AM   #24
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Mine were the same as your photo for the front. The problem I had was in the rear. I thought the connector should plug into the wire that comes out of the top of the shock. I couldn't find the plugs where it was supposed to go because mine were in behind the fixed seat cushion in the corner.
I've since worked it out so I just need to get the error coded out.
I'm very happy with the result though.
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The rear seat ends use a clip to hold in place. It's simple as a firm yank from the top.

The plugs only connect one way. There is no cutting or splicing required.. Everything included is OEM fit.

You shouldn't have any error codes. My guess is your custom wire work triggered that.

No offense, but you probably should have researched this before going all rogue, or just paid somebody to do it. This is an expensive kit to be tinkering around on. Hope your hardware install went a bit more smoothly.

I did pay my mechanic to do it, but you are correct, I should have researched it myself. However, I have since found a photo showing the connector going in the opposite direction to mine so this added to my confusion. Hopefully all will be OK once I get the error coded out. Hardware fit went without any problems.
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      10-06-2020, 01:57 AM   #26
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Did these come with bump stops? If not, what are you using, if any?
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Also, what rear shock mounts did you decide to go with?

I'll be getting mine installed in a few weeks. Collecting some complimentary suspension components right now.


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Did these come with bump stops? If not, what are you using, if any?
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Also, what rear shock mounts did you decide to go with?

I'll be getting mine installed in a few weeks. Collecting some complimentary suspension components right now.






Turner shows them in stock for any one looking to grab a set.
Summit Racing and a few other places are showing in stock as well.

Just placed my order with AJUSA over the weekend, $2707 after coupon + tax, and free shipping!
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Summit Racing and a few other places are showing in stock as well.

Just placed my order with AJUSA over the weekend, $2707 after coupon + tax, and free shipping!
Not a bad price, but they're still backordered by 3 months or so right? I guess it goes "good fast cheap pick two"
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Did these come with bump stops?
They have internal bump stops, it says so in the manual and tells you not to reuse the original.

Read the instruction manual, it's pretty detailed.
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They have internal bump stops, it says so in the manual and tells you not to reuse the original.

Read the instruction manual, it's pretty detailed.
Thanks. I've yet to open the box.

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Which rear upper shock mounts are y'all running?
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Hi, im in the middle of my install and just need a little clarification as to why there were 2 19mm nuts provided for the rear bilstein shocks. Can someone tell me if we use these 2 nuts instead of the 22mm oem?
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Hi, im in the middle of my install and just need a little clarification as to why there were 2 19mm nuts provided for the rear bilstein shocks. Can someone tell me if we use these 2 nuts instead of the 22mm oem?
Read the instruction and follow the diagram. Tells you right there to use the 2 19mm instead of the 1 22mm.
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Read the instruction and follow the diagram. Tells you right there to use the 2 19mm instead of the 1 22mm.
Maybe I got a different diagram, unless the one nut, labeled ĎBí for bilstein provided equals 2 19mm nut. Thank you though for clarifying, maybe Iím looking into it too much.
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Maybe I got a different diagram, unless the one nut, labeled ĎBí for bilstein provided equals 2 19mm nut. Thank you though for clarifying, maybe Iím looking into it too much.
Bilstein at it again with their packaging. You got the diagram for the non-edc B16 PSS10 kit. That diagram shows the top adjuster for dampening which we don't have.

Use 2 of the 19mm nuts. It's to prevent it from backing off. The oem nut is the wrong size for the Bilstein shock shaft.

Which pigtail did they include in your kit? The old style or the new style?
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Bilstein at it again with their packaging. You got the diagram for the non-edc B16 PSS10 kit. That diagram shows the top adjuster for dampening which we don't have.

Use 2 of the 19mm nuts. It's to prevent it from backing off. The oem nut is the wrong size for the Bilstein shock shaft.

Which pigtail did they include in your kit? The old style or the new style?
For the fronts, old style, but rears itís plug and play. Thank you for clarifying, I figured looking at the diagram that it was for non-edc but I didnít want to assume.
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For the fronts, old style, but rears itís plug and play. Thank you for clarifying, I figured looking at the diagram that it was for non-edc but I didnít want to assume.
Bilstein is just absolutely horrible with how they put kits together. Its always the mix and match parts. They throw in whatever they have left in the parts bin when they run out of parts. I wouldnt be very happy getting the old connectors for the front. Makes for a messy looking install.
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The instructions cover both B16 PSS10 and B16 Damptronic. You're looking at the wrong diagram. Each page has it labelled up top right whether its "B16" or "Damptronic."

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Maybe I got a different diagram, unless the one nut, labeled ‘B’ for bilstein provided equals 2 19mm nut. Thank you though for clarifying, maybe I’m looking into it too much.
https://productdesk.cart.bilsteinus....M4-Y611A00.pdf Page 27, not 26.
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The instructions cover both B16 PSS10 and B16 Damptronic. You're looking at the wrong diagram. Each page has it labelled up top right whether its "B16" or "Damptronic."



https://productdesk.cart.bilsteinus....M4-Y611A00.pdf Page 27, not 26.
They didnt include the last page in my instructions but thanks for including the link.
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They didnt include the last page in my instructions but thanks for including the link.
Oh man... even the ones they sent me were all over the place and out of order. Thankfully I hunted down that PDF well in advance of my install and didn't use the printed ones.
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Oh man... even the ones they sent me were all over the place and out of order. Thankfully I hunted down that PDF well in advance of my install and didn't use the printed ones.
Looking over your link with the instructions, was there a reason why you didnt re-use the spring pad? Did GC tell you not too?
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Looking over your link with the instructions, was there a reason why you didnt re-use the spring pad? Did GC tell you not too?
It does not fit with the GC plate design and is unnecessary.
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