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About Bilstein

Shock absorbers. What do they do? The shock absorbers reduce and slow down the vibrations from the springs. LMPerformance chose BILSTEIN Sport Shocks for its customers because when you buy BILSTEIN Shocks, you know the brand is a recognized name in the field of suspension design.

The mono-tube gas pressure technology was developed by BILSTEIN Sport Shocks and remains the standard in automotive construction. Buy BILSTEIN Shocks for technology that involves the keeping of the oil in the absorber under pressure, preventing it from foaming when temperatures and loads are increasing. The BILSTEIN technology gives the vehicle a high level of traction and more precise handling.

The BILSTEIN company produces mono-tube gas pressure shock absorbers and twin-tube shock absorbers. The BILSTEIN mono-tube gas pressure shock is first in motorsports and series-production sports car because It provides a large effective surface on the working piston. This results in increased damping power, better handling and improved improves the dissipation of thermal engergy outward senabling a high level of performance. The majority of vehicles, however use the twin-tube shock absorber.

The foundation for the impressive BILSTEIN company dates back as far as 1873 with a multiplicity of technical innovations that culminated in their entry into the automotive industry in 1928 with the production of the first chrome-plated bumper for mass-produced cars, then on to car jacks and finally in 1954 they took on the challenge of eliminating the vibrations caused by the conventional telescopic shock absorbers available at the time. They also wanted to concurrently produce a lighter damper that was capable of being fitted into any position and this would be no small undertaking. Finally in 1957 the effort and expense of this endeavor resulted in the production of the very first mono-tube gas pressure shock absorber for the Mercedes-Benz. The contribution to driving safety cannot be underestimated nor is the impact on the shock absorber industry where this technology is currently incorporated into all types of telescopic shock absorbers. The BILSTEIN name is synonymous with innovation and quality of product and this can be seen in the fact that all of the AM Mercedes in the DTM and more than half of all teams in the twenty-four hour race on the NURBURGRING house BILSTEIN accessories. The company doesn’t stop with technological excellence but wants to assure their products perform well on the road and on the track and in order to do that they implement an uncompromising testing program on both the NURBURGRING and the company’s test center in PAPENBURG. This is where their products are put to the true test by their own drivers who test the products on a multiplicity of driving situations and determine how balanced the driving characteristics of various vehicles are. The care taken in providing a product they can be proud of is the hallmark of the BILSTEIN Sport Shocks tradition for innovation and incomparable quality. When you are buying front and rear shocks for your Camaro or Firebird you can see from the above that you are getting a product that is superlative in every way. For more great products, check out these Koni Sport Shocks!

Find the BILSTEIN Sport shocks for your car at LMPerformance.com today and get a great product at a low price when you buy Bilstein shocks.

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Smart Fortwo

These are some of the items you can find at LMPerformance for your Smart Fortwo

If the Smart FORTWO rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 2-seater hatchback city car manufactured and marketed by the Smart division of Daimler AG is yours then you have come to the right place for parts for your Smart FORTWO vehicle. Ever wonder what a flywheel actually does in your car; well in a nutshell it saves the wasted energy that results from braking and gives it back later so that you can start your engine. The Aluminum Flywheel by FIDANZA for your Smart FOURTWO will satisfy your performance needs because it is manufactured with the highest quality aluminum, ring gears that are heat treated for durability, fasteners of grade 8 for increased fastening power, military grade AEROSPECT fasteners and steel stepped dowels and the friction plate is replaceable. All of this results in faster acceleration since we know this is the flywheel's job and FIDANZA designed your flywheel to make it do a stupendous job. Your factory Smart FORTWO probably came with an iron steel flywheel and if you are experiencing heat cracks in your clutch disc or an uneven clutch disc surface you should consider replacing in with an aftermarket performance flywheel from FIDANZA.

Vertical Doors for your Smart FORTWO can't get any better than door kits from Vertical Doors, Inc, the only USA manufacturer of bolt-on vertical door kits that are incomparable in quality. The LAMBO doors are produced with domestic hardened steel and come with 2 gas shocks, hinges, bolt on hinge kit and can be mounted to your factory bolt pattern. Door operation is a cinch and raising the door is optional with the Vertical Door brand making it your choice as to whether or not you want to raise your door. The Vertical Door Kit comes with everything you need to effect that unique change and you won’t spend much time doing it,

The EIBACH Pro-Kit Performance Springs for your Smart FORTWO is ideal for both look and aerodynamics since it is a cost-effective way of lowering your vehicle allowing for better handling overall. Since the lowering springs decreases the center of gravity on your car less air can travel under it and wind drag will be improved and being lower to the ground can possibly increase the grip of the tires and all of these can help you stop quicker, corner faster and get greater fuel economy and a superlative ride. The EIBACH springs are as a rule one inch lower than your Smart FORTWO factory installed springs.

Replace your Smart FORTWO stock air filter with the K&N air filter that is both washable and reusable, gives a much higher air flow and filtration rate, will help acceleration and horsepower and does not usually have to be cleaned until you have traveled 50,000 miles. It is manufactured using outstanding quality materials and has been thoroughly tested to assure you of top performance. The K &N air filters come with a million mile limited warranty and are emissions legal in all fifty states so you don’t have to worry when it is time for the state inspection.

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