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Bilstein Front Shock Absorber



1998 saw the introduction of the very first iteration of the Mercedes-Benz ML. Offering size, practicality, luxury and offroad capability, the ML made for a neat luxury SUV that could hold its own whenever the going got rough.

For those interested in improving the Mercedes-Benz ML's driving dynamics, Bilstein Australia offers the perfect solution in the B6 Sport shock absorber.

The Bilstein B6 Sport shock absorber is a direct bolt-on upgrade for the front of your Mercedes-Benz ML. This makes installation easy and straightforward. The standard springs can even be reused on the Bilstein shocks.

Using Bilstein's gas pressure technology and monotube construction, the B6 Sport shock absorber offers a range of benefits. Providing optimum road adhesion, enhanced lane change stability and an increased load capacity, upgrading to a set of Bilstein B6 Sport shock absorber makes for a significant improvement over the factory shocks.

Bilstein B6 Sport shock absorbers continue to offer this improvement in handling performance even under loaded conditions thanks its higher load rating. This means that even when hauling or towing around heavy loads, with the peace of mind that your suspension is up for the task.

Also offering a long service life, fitting a set of Bilstein B6 Sport shock absorbers ensures that you can enjoy consistent performance day in and day out.

Due to varying suspension designs, the front shock absorber of 1998 W163 Mercedes-Benz ML possesses a different part number to the years that followed it.

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Part Number

BE5 6456

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W163 (1998 ONLY)