Bilstein B16 PSS9 Performance Suspension System 48-080484

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Bilstein B16 PSS9 Performance Suspension System 48-080484 - 48-080484
Bilstein B16 PSS9 Performance Suspension System 48-080484 - 48-080484
Bilstein B16 9-way Performance Suspension System - PSS9
Bilstein B16 9-way Performance Suspension System - PSS9
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The Bilstein B16 PSS9/10 kit is a race inspired system, providing the ultimate in high performance tuning. These manually adjustable shock absorbers feature 9 or 10-stage precise compression and rebound setting and are ride height adjustable.

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Vehicle Fit

The 48-080484 Bilstein B16 PSS9 Performance Suspension System 48-080484 is engineered to work with specific vehicles displayed below. Can't find your vehicle, or need assistance, please give us a call at 1-800-358-4751 or 1-989-755-0561. Browse Bilstein Suspension Kit for all vehicle makes and models.

YearMakeModelVehicle OptionInstallation Notes
2000 Audi TT Base
Position: Front and Rear
Series: B16 (PSS9)
Front Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 1040kg Axle Load
Rear Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 825kg Axle Load
2001 Audi TT Base
Position: Front and Rear
Series: B16 (PSS9)
Front Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 1040kg Axle Load
Rear Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 825kg Axle Load
2002 Audi TT Base
Position: Front and Rear
Series: B16 (PSS9)
Front Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 1040kg Axle Load
Rear Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 825kg Axle Load
2003 Audi TT Base
Position: Front and Rear
Series: B16 (PSS9)
Front Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 1040kg Axle Load
Rear Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 825kg Axle Load
2004 Audi TT Base
Position: Front and Rear
Series: B16 (PSS9)
Front Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 1040kg Axle Load
Rear Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 825kg Axle Load
2005 Audi TT Base
Position: Front and Rear
Series: B16 (PSS9)
Front Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 1040kg Axle Load
Rear Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 825kg Axle Load
2006 Audi TT Base
Position: Front and Rear
Series: B16 (PSS9)
Front Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 1040kg Axle Load
Rear Lowered Height: 30-50mm, up to 825kg Axle Load

Product Details

Bilstein B16 Performance Suspension System Kit - PSS9 & PSS10

The Bilstein B16 PSS 9 & PSS 10 are the ultimate race inspired suspension. This suspension is manually adjustable damping system provides settings that range from comfort to competition. The threaded body allows you to accurately adjust your suspension to achieve the ride height, center of gravity and perfect handling in any situation.

The product benefits at a glance:
  • Individual settings ranging from maximum Comfort to aggressive Sport can be selected by the twist of a dial (9 on PSS9, 10 on PSS10)
  • Threaded body adjustable range of 20 mm at both axles
  • Lowering of approx. 30-50 mm at front and rear
  • Road-tested and fine-tuned by Bilstein ride engineers, under extreme motorsports conditions
  • Spring plates and lock nuts made from a special aluminum alloy
  • Surface coating using Triple-C-Technology® for long-lasting corrosion resistance
  • Round threads for easy adjustment
  • Quality sport springs made from highly durable material
  • Gas pressure technology
  • Bilstein monotube technology, made in Germany
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Monotube Technology - the Number-One Choice in Motorsports

This photo dramatically illustrates the size difference between the larger working piston inside a Bilstein monotube shock and smaller one found in a typical twin tube shock.The original and best mono-tube gas pressure shock absorbers all wear the Bilstein name, because Bilstein shock absorbers are the best there is. The number-one choice in motor-sports and for series-production sports cars, the monotube shock absorber has a unique design that affords the freedom to choose the ideal installation position or location.

  • Monotube shocks feature a large surface on the working piston which increases the damping power and provides better handling.
  • The design of the monotube shock improves the dissipation of heat which improves the life of the shock and enables a consistent and dependable level of absorber performance.
  • Bilstein's Upside-Down Technology creates a safer functioning shock absorber.

Gas Pressure Technology - Full Damping Power Under Extreme Stress

This photo illustrates how gas pressure keeps the shock's oil from overheatingBilstein's gas pressure technology has become an established standard in the automotive industry. By employing a chamber of high pressure gas to keep the oil in the absorber under pressure, Bilstein's Gas Pressure Technology prevents the shock from becoming over-heated. Over-heating can cause the oil within the shock to begin foaming. Because this technology prevents over-heating, Bilstein shock absorbers provide full damping power even when the shocks are placed under extreme stress. This feature is most evident in the self-lowering piston.

  • The gas pressure technology allows for a faster responding piston which allows for a higher level of traction and more precise handling.
  • With improved traction and handling comes a safer driving experience.
  • Ideal in performance and sport suspensions.

Road-Tested by Bilstein - for the Ultimate Driving Experience

In order to achieve the perfect driving experience, Bilstein engineers design their products with the driving experience in mind. This allows them to create innovate technologies which provide a safe comfortable ride even under extreme performance conditions. All Bilstein shock absorbers and suspension kits are rigorously tested to perfection.

Bilstein shocks are tested on the Nürgring-Nordschleife In the German town of Nürburg is the Nürburgring motor sport complex. This complex features the Nordschleife, a track where formula one and other races are often held which is comprised of varied driving conditions. This extreme environment is where Bilstein pushes its shocks, struts and suspension kits to the limit. Only when these products can withstand the hardships of this course do they earn the Bilstein label.


Bilstein Round Threads - Fine-Tune Your Vehicle Exactly How You Want It

This photo illustrates the round threads of the ride height adjustable Bilstein shocks Bilstein's round threads make it easy to adjust your suspension on the fly so you can fine-tune your vehicle exactly to how you want it. The rounded threads keep the adjustments from binding under the weight of the vehicle, making it possible to adjust your shocks, even after they're installed. Bilstein rounded threads give you the freedom to find a perfect balance for your ride.

  • The special rounded thread has no sharp edges making them resistant to damage caused by extreme environments.
  • The aluminum spring plates allow you to adjust your ride height, while maintaing a safe and secure hold.

Lowering your Vehicle's Suspension

Lowering your vehicle can give it a more sporty and aggressive look. It can give your vehicle the look and feel of a performance vehicle, regardless of its actual level of performance. However, lowering your suspension can effect and enhance the handling of your vehicle as well. Properties like lowering height, spring rate and spring frequency alter the way a vehicle will handle and should be considered when lowering your vehicle. There are two basic types of lowering: Wedge-shaped Lowering and Uniform Lowering.

Bilstein designs and tests its shocks for lowering applications for perfect aerodynamics, spring travel and lowering heights. This makes these absorbers ideal for a comfortable ride that is suitable for everyday use, on or off the track.

This photo illustrates a 30-50mm lowering

30-50mm - Uniform Lowering

To achieve a uniform lowering, all four shocks are lowered by approximately 30mm - 50mm. This will accentuate the sporty appearance of your vehicle. A uniformly lowered suspension will lower the center of gravity without compromising on comfort and spring travel.


Bilstein-Triple-C-Technology® Guaranteed Enduring Corrosion Protection

This photo illustrates the triple coating of Bilstein triple-c-technologyBilstein employs a 3-layer coating system has been developed for ride height adjustable shock absorbers. This triple coating guarantees high-quality threading which is resistant to wear and corrosion for the life of the shock.

  • Coating 1: A zinc alloy ensures an excellent bond to the base material, and provides for a long lasting protectant against wear and corrosion.
  • Coating 2: The middle coating transforms the zinc layer into a single continuous surface.
  • Coating 3: The top coat provides long-term protection to the threads which protects it from corrosion and mechanical wear. It also gives the threads an aesthetically pleasing appearance.

20mm Threaded Body Adjustable Range - Give your vehicle Its Own Unique Style

This photo illustrates the difference between +20mm & -20mm on ride height adjustable Bilstein shocksNo two drivers are the same, so give your ride a its own unique style. Bilstein shock absorbers employ a threaded body so that the ride height can be adjusted. Find your vehicle's unique look with Bilstein Adjustable Range Shock Absorbers.

  • Aluminum alloy spring plates and lock nuts made specially to ensure maximum stability, even at the minimum weight.
  • Bilstein's specially developed round threads and triple coating technology allows for easy adjustment by up to +/-20mm.
  • Bilstein's sport springs are made from a heavy duty and extremely durable material which delivers a solid driving experience at any setting and every situation.

Adjustable Systems - Get the Most Out of Your Suspension

You can encounter many different road types in your daily routine. Get the most out of your suspension in every situation with Bilstein shock absorbers with adjustable settings. These shocks allow you to switch setting easily without rebuilding.

  • Bilstein shock absorbers with adjustable settings are tested relentlessly in a myriad of road tests
  • Parallel settings in rebound and compression cycles, for balanced driving characteristics.
  • Find the perfect driving characteristics by adjusting your settings of your shock absorbers.

PSS 9 & PSS 10 - Tune your Suspension with Exact Precision

This photo illustrates the adjustment knob for the PSS 9 and PSS 10 ride height adjustable shocksThe Bilstein PSS9 and PSS10 suspension systems offer the ultimate adjustable sports suspension.

  • These shocks feature 9 or 10 different settings for a precise parallel damping adjustment.
  • Adjust the setting if your shocks with the turn a of dial, even while the kit is installed.


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Bilstein: A Trusted Name Worldwide For Superior Product Technology

Proven design technology, a superior manufacturing process and a commitment to quality control characterize the Bilstein shock absorber production process. At Bilstein over 40% of the production personnel are involved with quality control to maintain their industry-leading level of shock absorber efficiency and long life performance.

In this pursuit of excellence, Bilstein has received worldwide acclaim for quality shock absorbers that have set new industry standards. Setting high standards has always been a top priority with Bilstein and a consistent set of parameters and performance guidelines go into the development of each Bilstein shock application.

Bilstein engineers meld proven methods with advanced technologies for products that pass the test of time.

For more information on Bilstein shock absorbers and struts, or call us at 1-800-358-4751.