New shocks for 996 C4S

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2018/02/10 08:01:48 (permalink)

New shocks for 996 C4S

morning all,
I am looking to make my C4s more comfortable as at the moment its like driving a hand cart over our bad British roads! The car has just passed 100k and I know from taking it Gravity that its all lowered by 10mm ish. Which isnt a problem persay but gives a mega hard ride.
was looking at Bilstien shocks, any opinions on those or better and if anyone had changed recently and noticed a big difference in ride comfort?

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    Re: New shocks for 996 C4S 2018/02/12 19:53:00 (permalink)
    If your spring rates are hard then different types of shocks will only change the damping rate. Did CG not give you recommendations? 
    My understanding is Bilstein B4 (standard), B6 (upgrade) & B8 (M030 + kit) and beyond that you are in to coil-overs (PSS-10) or similar. Any of these will transform a tired suspension setup and perhaps in your situation B4/B6 may suit your needs.

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    wilkin52 PCGB Member
    Re: New shocks for 996 C4S 2018/02/18 19:34:29 (permalink)
    I'd be interested to know the outcome of your mods. I have been looking at the B8 for mine once refresh time comes. 

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    Re: New shocks for 996 C4S 2018/03/03 17:08:25 (permalink)
    C4s then I would definitely go for the m030 
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