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Bilstein B8 Performance Plus Strut Assembly; Front | 35-108191

Audi A3
VW Jetta, GTI, Rabbit, Jetta V, Jetta IV, R32
$269.00
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$280.21
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$345.26
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P/N: 35-108191 Bilstein B8 Performance Plus FREE SHIPPING
Description:
Front
SP; Recommended for use if shorter springs are installed
Cross References:
  • F4VE3A819H0

Strut assemblies on your vehicle provide vehicle stability by firmly holding your wheels to the ground, and they are the pivot point to the body for the front steering knuckles to turn the front wheels. A gas or hydraulic cylinder in the strut absorbs bumps, dips, and other imperfections in the road to prevent the suspension from bouncing under the weight of the vehicle. The stiffer the strut, the quicker it absorbs movement and the tighter your vehicle holds to the road. The front struts mount the steering knuckle to the body of the car with a bearing fitted mount to allow the steering knuckle and front wheels to easily turn under the weight of your vehicle.

Bellows and bump stops on the strut assemblies protect the seals of the strut cylinders from dirt and debris and prevent the strut from fully collapsing into the mount. However, over time the seals deteriorate allowing the fluid or gas held within the cylinder to leak out and leaving the strut unable to absorb road conditions, making the ride quality harsh. When this happens the strut must be replaced to restore ride quality.

Some strut assemblies are equipped with adjustable air cells (air springs) or hydraulic reservoirs allowing the strut to have adjustable height and stiffness.

Replacing Your Vehicle’s Strut Assembly
Strut replacement requires the removal of the strut from the body and suspension to replace. Struts with suspension coils mounted on them between a plate on the strut and an upper mount require the use of a spring compressor to release the spring tension on the strut before the mount can be removed from the strut.

It is highly recommended to replace struts in pairs as struts from the same manufacturer will have roughly the same service life. It is also recommended to replace the strut mount, bellows and bump stops along with the strut to help protect the new struts and ensure their proper function.

View more Bilstein Strut Assemblies.

Bilstein B8 Performance Plus dampers are a performance upgrade to OE dampers designed to be paired with aftermarket lowering springs. These dampers offer application specific valve settings with a monotube design to bring out the best handling performance of a vehicle. Each damper is rigorously tested for quality that meets or exceeds OE standards. B8 Performance Plus dampers are the ideal solution for pairing with a lowering spring for improved handling and sportier look with the added benefit of world-famous Bilstein quality.
Left = Driver side and Right = Passenger side.
All parts are priced individually unless identified as a set or kit. "Per car" notes identify how many of a given part your car has and "Left/Right or Front/Rear" notes means the part fits the left or right side of the car. These parts are still sold individually and you'll need to select the appropriate quantity if you plan to replace more than one of this item.

Proposition 65 Warning WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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What This Bilstein B8 Performance Plus Strut Assembly Fits?

Application information below is for reference only and should not be used to determine the exact vehicle fitment. Please use the "Make Sure It Fits" vehicle selection box above to determine the exact fitment and review any application notes. If you need any help determining if this part works with your vehicle, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Audi
06-13 - A3 Base, TDI
Front ~ B8 Sport 36mm MonoTube Gas Pressure Recommended for use if shorter springs are installed SP
VW
06-09 - GTI Base, FAHRENHEIT
Front ~ B8 Sport 36mm MonoTube Gas Pressure Recommended for use if shorter springs are installed SP
05-05 - Jetta 2.5
Front ~ B8 Sport 36mm MonoTube Gas Pressure From 1/05 Recommended for use if shorter springs are installed SP; Manufacturer Body Code: A5
06-09 - Jetta 2.5, GLI, S, SE, SEL & more
Front ~ B8 Sport 36mm MonoTube Gas Pressure Recommended for use if shorter springs are installed SP
10-14 - Jetta Base, GLI, Hybrid, Hybrid SE, Hybrid SEL & more
Front ~ B8 Sport 36mm MonoTube Gas Pressure Recommended for use if shorter springs are installed SP; Body Type: Sedan
05-05 - Jetta IV Base, TDI, Turbo
Front ~ B8 Sport 36mm MonoTube Gas Pressure From 1/05 Recommended for use if shorter springs are installed SP; Manufacturer Body Code: A5
05-05 - Jetta V TDI
Front ~ B8 Sport 36mm MonoTube Gas Pressure From 1/05 Recommended for use if shorter springs are installed SP; Manufacturer Body Code: A5
06-07 - Jetta V 2.0T, TDI, Value Edition
Front ~ B8 Sport 36mm MonoTube Gas Pressure Recommended for use if shorter springs are installed SP
08-08 - R32
Front ~ B8 Sport 36mm MonoTube Gas Pressure Recommended for use if shorter springs are installed SP
06-09 - Rabbit 2.5, S
Front ~ B8 Sport 36mm MonoTube Gas Pressure Recommended for use if shorter springs are installed SP