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Bilstein Front Left Shock Absorber



1999 saw the introduction of BMW's flagship SUV, the X5. Ground-breaking in its time for its outstanding on-road handling, the X5 quickly became a popular choice in the luxury 4x4 sector. Being such a comfortable and spacious tourer, it's perfect for taking the family out on long trips.

If you're looking at upgrading your X5's suspension or you're simply in need of replacement shock absorbers, Bilstein Australia offers the perfect solution. The Bilstein B6 Sport shock absorber provides you with a range of benefits, making for a safer, more enjoyable driving experience and with a long service life you can expect consistent performance for years to come. Thanks to Bilstein's gas pressure technology and use of monotube construction, B6 Sport shock absorbers ensure a significant handling improvement over the factory shocks. They provide optimum road adhesion and enhanced lane change stability, ensuring easier driving day in and day out as well providing an added level of safety if things start to get hairy.

Bilstein B6 Sport shock absorbers maintains this increased level of performance, even in loaded driving conditions. Think hauling around luggage, carrying a full loads of passengers and even towing no doubt common occurrences for X5 drivers. The added level of driving confidence that the B6 Sport shock absorbers provide means that you can have just that extra peace of mind that you and your passengers will reach your destination safe and sound whatever the conditions.

Due to the X5's front suspension design, the front left and front right shock absorbers possess different part numbers. The Bilstein B6 Sport shock absorber is a direct replacement on the front left of your BMW X5 and with the added benefit of being able to reuse the standard springs, you can be assured straight-forward installation and a perfect fit.

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Part Number

VE3 A742

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E53 (1999 - 2006)