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Raw Steel Shock Bodies

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3. These are raw steel shock bodies as they look prior to manufacturing. In essence, these steel pipes are responsible for dissipating the heat generated during shock motion. Material type, thickness, and grain structure are all areas of concern that Bilstein incorporates into quality control with these units. The next stop for them is a mechanized end closeout tool that seals up one end of the tube. Unfortunately this equipment was not running at the time of our visit.