Bilstein 24-185660 vs Bilstein 24-282659 on the rear

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Bilstein 24-185660 vs Bilstein 24-282659

Thoughts? Applications?

Looking at Bilsteins for Bert Mark 2. No clue what the difference is between these two I see used here on the forums in a KJ rear application.
 

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with 2.5 inches of lift I use the 185660s
And that is what Marlin ( JBA ) also suggested and sent me when the adjustable bilsteins ( compression and rebound ) I had on the rear went south ( well one of them )
We discussed it for a while , as he and I always do LOL
I've put about 60,000 miles on this set so far and doing well
of course you do need bushings on one end

Also the 282659s are for 0 -2 inches of lift
185660s are for 2-4 inches of lift
 

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with 2.5 inches of lift I use the 185660s
And that is what Marlin ( JBA ) also suggested and sent me when the adjustable bilsteins ( compression and rebound ) I had on the rear went south ( well one of them )
We discussed it for a while , as he and I always do LOL
I've put about 60,000 miles on this set so far and doing well
of course you do need bushings on one end

Also the 282659s are for 0 -2 inches of lift
185660s are for 2-4 inches of lift
I see! So my next question is what are these bushings?

As a side note, this is the one place in the universe Mudd makes topics clearer! :wink:
 

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I see! So my next question is what are these bushings?

As a side note, this is the one place in the universe Mudd makes topics clearer! :wink:
They are all clear
Just have to know what to read LOL
But the bushings are just a metal sleeve
big enough to fit over the bolt and small enough to fit into the shock bushing
Someday I need to dig my extras out and mic them

By the way, have you ever been over on Pirate 4X4 ?
Some make comments on my answers, over there mine a G rated and very bland compared to most LOL
You have to wear your full metal gear there most times
 

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They are all clear
Just have to know what to read LOL
But the bushings are just a metal sleeve
big enough to fit over the bolt and small enough to fit into the shock bushing
Someday I need to dig my extras out and mic them

By the way, have you ever been over on Pirate 4X4 ?
Some make comments on my answers, over there mine a G rated and very bland compared to most LOL
You have to wear your full metal gear there most times
Ah, I see.

Nah, I just come here. I get too deep into too many forums and the fear and loathing returns.
 
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