Ford F-150 B8 6112 and B8 5160

Truck & SUV
February 4, 2018 3 min read

Drive it like the fun starts where the pavement ends.

Are you an adventure seeker? We have exactly the right shock absorber for you. With BILSTEIN B8 6112 or 5160 you will experience off-road on another level.

Perfect ground clearance for your off-road adventure.

Designed for the serious off-road adventure seeker, the BILSTEIN B8 6112 and 5160 kits are the ultimate suspension solution. B8 6112 coilover kits optimize off-road and on-road capabilities with a 60mm digressive piston for increased damping control. Our B8 6112 shock absorbers come equipped with an adjustable spring seat perfect for leveling or lifting your vehicle, increasing ground clearance, and installing larger tires. B8 5160 shocks provide the added benefit of an external reservoir and tailored damping profiles.

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B8 6112

Features & Benefits

  • Large 60mm body for increased oil capacity, cooling, and long-term durability
  • 60mm digressive piston improves ride comfort and control over rough terrain
  • Vehicle specific tuning
  • Monotube design ensures consistent, fade-free performance in all conditions
  • Adjustable spring seat offers 0-2.75in of lift, depending on the application
  • Custom engineered cold wound linear springs for enhanced vehicle control and ride comfort
  • Utilizes OEM top mounts for ease of installation and superior fitment
  • Kit includes (2) 60mm shock absorbers, (2) billet hard anodized spring seats, and (2) springs
  • Available for late model trucks and SUVs which utilize a front coilover suspension
  • BILSTEIN B8 5160 recommended for rear applications
  • Made in the USA

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B8 5160

For aggressive off-road use

Looking to improve your suspension for aggressive off-road use? BILSTEIN B8 5160 shock absorbers are the ideal solution for your lifted truck, Jeep or SUV. If you’ve upgraded to a B8 6112 front suspension system, a B8 5160 rear shock is the ideal pairing. The model-specific tuning of the B8 5160 is tuned to provide the best possible compliment to the front B8 6112 system.

Maximum vehicle control even on the harshest terrain.

With an added remote reservoir, the BILSTEIN B8 5160 provides ultimate vehicle control on even the harshest terrain. Zinc plating and increased oil capacity dissipate more heat assuring long term durability. Reservoir mounts are included in the box. An optional billet aluminum reservoir clamp is available for a more clean and compact look.

Features & Benefits

  • 46mm monotube design ensures consistent, fade-free performance in all conditions
  • Self-adjusting deflective disc valving reacts immediately to surface changes enabling maximum vehicle control
  • Remote Reservoir increases shock oil capacity for greater heat dissipation
  • Designed to easily install in vehicle‘s stock mounting locations
  • Unique swivel banjo fitting allows 360° rotation
  • Increases wheel travel on most applications
  • B8 6112 recommended for front applications
  • Made in the USA

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