Koni str.t shocks

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Rollytime
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Koni str.t shocks

Post by Rollytime » Tue 21 Aug, 2018 1:46 pm

Hi Everyone
Does anyone have any experience with Koni str.t shocks? I've heard a lot of mixed reviews.
Thank guys

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Re: Koni str.t shocks

Post by Ivanerrol » Tue 21 Aug, 2018 9:29 pm

I bought a rear pair off ebay. (This is when I had a W201 2.6 almost 10 years ago).

Had them on for a couple of weeks, removed them and resold them back on ebay.

I ended up buying second hand originals from a wrecker.

The Koni's made my back end float around.
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Re: Koni str.t shocks

Post by John Green » Tue 21 Aug, 2018 9:35 pm

Rollytime wrote:
Tue 21 Aug, 2018 1:46 pm
Hi Everyone
Does anyone have any experience with Koni str.t shocks? I've heard a lot of mixed reviews.
Thank guys
Providing we are talking about the adjustable versions, then I don't suggest you buy them unless you know how to set them up or are prepared to pay someone to set them up. The adjustable bump and rebound feature is very cool, but is also the reason for much of the bad press as they are very set up right.
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Re: Koni str.t shocks

Post by Rollytime » Thu 23 Aug, 2018 8:41 am

Ivanerrol What was the actual issue? Was the damping rate for rebound too low? I was looking at the non adjustable orange ones.

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