Bilstein 5100 Series Shock Absorber - 33-187501


  • Bilstein | Part Number: BIL33-187501
  • Shock Series:5100 Series
  • Location:Rear
  • Position:Rear
  • Shock Type:Monotube
  • Fitment:Direct Fit
  • LiftHeight:
  • Hydraulic / Gas Charged :Gas Charged


Bilsteins 5100 Series Shocks offer traditional Bilstein technology with applications for lifted trucks, Jeeps and prerunners. 5100 Series shocks feature Bilsteins superior single tube high gas pressure design for the upmost in consistent fade-free performance and long life. Features include: Monotube gas pressure construction, Self-Adjusting Deflecting Disc Valving, High-Flow Piston Reduces Harshness, Independent Rebound & Compression Tuning, Larger Working Piston Area for Exact Damping, Superior Control for Large Diameter Tires and Designed for specific manufacturer lift kits utilizing the stock O.E.M. mounting configuration.

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Question & Answers

8 Answered questions

Q: Will this fit on a 4 inch suspension lift kit. It also has a 2 inch body lift for a total of 6 inch. I have a 2011 f150 Answer this question

A: Per Bilstein application guide: 3”-4” Rear BIL 33-255057

Answered by Kelly from 4WP Corporate Headquarters on 10/18/2021

Q: Do these have the adjustable ride height? I have a 2013 F150 XLT 4x4 Answer this question

A: Hello Brian, This part number is a standard monotube 5100 series Bilstein shock. The correct shock package with ride height adjustable shocks that fit your vehicle is S/DShockingBIL5100w/FRTStrut. Thank you for the question.

Answered by RK on 07/12/2015

Q: I just bought 2 5100 shocks for my 2014 F150 FX4 part #BIL24-187497, before I take them to be installed, will these work on the 2014? I just got them in the mail from you last week Answer this question

A: Sir, The shock part# BIL24-187497 is for the older 09-13 f150 and will not work. Hope that helps and thanks for the question.

Answered by RK on 03/26/2015

Q: I have a 2011 F150 FX4 with a 2" Zone lift. Will the 5100 fit the rear? Answer this question

A: Kenneth, Bilstein makes 5100 that will accommodate 2.25" in the front and 1" in the rear. part#s 24-239394 and 33-187501 thank you for your question.

Answered by RK on 03/15/2015

Q: Does this item come with a warranty? Answer this question

A: Hello Roland, The Bilstein 5100 Series Shock Absorber come with a standard limited life time warranty.

Answered by Dave on 12/17/2014


While the ThyssenKrupp Bilstein Company began as a German enterprise, Bilstein shocks are developed and manufactured in Hamilton, Ohio. Bilstein develops and fabricates premium quality monotube shock absorbers directly for automobile manufactures, aftermarket outfits and motorsports applications. The precision and craftsmanship in manufacturing that fueled company growth in Germany were brought straight to the factory in Hamilton, Ohio. The factory includes an engineering department, rigorous shock testing facility and a motorsports track. The track allows the engineers to tweak their designs in response to real world testing during development. The rigorous testing allows for designs to go through a machine simulated life of a shock absorber in all kinds of terrain conditions. The resulting products promise the highest in performance. Shop Bilstein Now

This Product Fits the Following:

  • 2013 Ford F-150 FX4  
  • 2013 Ford F-150 King Ranch  
  • 2013 Ford F-150 Lariat  
  • 2013 Ford F-150 Platinum  
  • 2013 Ford F-150 STX  
  • 2013 Ford F-150 XL  
  • 2013 Ford F-150 XLT  
  • 2013 Ford F-150 Limited  
  • 2012 Ford F-150 FX4  
  • 2012 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition  
  • 2012 Ford F-150 King Ranch  
  • 2012 Ford F-150 Lariat  
  • 2012 Ford F-150 Platinum  
  • 2012 Ford F-150 STX  
  • 2012 Ford F-150 XL  
  • 2012 Ford F-150 XLT  
  • 2011 Ford F-150 FX4  
  • 2011 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition  
  • 2011 Ford F-150 King Ranch  
  • 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat  
  • 2011 Ford F-150 Platinum  
  • 2011 Ford F-150 STX  
  • 2011 Ford F-150 XL  
  • 2011 Ford F-150 XLT  
  • 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat Limited  
  • 2010 Ford F-150 FX4  
  • 2010 Ford F-150 King Ranch  
  • 2010 Ford F-150 Lariat  
  • 2010 Ford F-150 Platinum  
  • 2010 Ford F-150 STX  
  • 2010 Ford F-150 XL  
  • 2010 Ford F-150 XLT  
  • 2010 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition  
  • 2009 Ford F-150 FX4  
  • 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch  
  • 2009 Ford F-150 Lariat  
  • 2009 Ford F-150 Platinum  
  • 2009 Ford F-150 STX  
  • 2009 Ford F-150 XL  
  • 2009 Ford F-150 XLT  


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