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    Default Koni Yellows on 205 what settings?

    hi just looking for some feedback on what settings people run the koni yellows on for a std gti? soft med hard? and what setting if running lowered/uprated springs like -30mm eibachs?

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    Full soft I rekon mate, especially if only used on the road.
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    Full soft with standard springs if you can.

    Otherwise like Ben says. Full soft with the eibachs. A 21mm arb goes well with the eibachs up front. Most 306 have one

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    Quote Originally Posted by cam85 View Post
    Full soft with standard springs if you can.

    Otherwise like Ben says. Full soft with the eibachs. A 21mm arb goes well with the eibachs up front. Most 306 have one
    Thanks guys for a quick reply that's close to what it's getting. The vts springs I purchased off you Cam are dimensionally the same as s3 springs but vts spring wire dia is 13mm as opposed to the s3 which is 12.7mm. I'll reset these -30mm. I've just finished cutting down a 21mm 306 rear arb to correct length and found a place that will respline it for 2-3 hundred. Since it's only an si and yellows seem to be mainly run on the soft side I'll go with koni orange all round to keep the price down.

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    GTi sub frame?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GRAHAM WALLIS View Post
    GTi sub frame?
    yes and im looking to replace the k frame si rubber mounts for solid ones. any ideas?

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    Leave them there, the 309 GTi has them and it handles better than a 205 GTi so can't see any problem.

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    yes i am leaving them there but thought solid mounts might be better. the way the si is designed you cant actually remove them anyaway. i have measued strut tower to rail where the subframe attaches to and the gti is something like 445mm and the si is 430mm the 15mm diffesence is made up by the si subframe mounts. Without them the k frame would be on an angle, 15mm higher at the front if that makes sense. im running solid rear beam mounts so thought i might match the front. guess i will just drive it and see.

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    I've got a single used Koni orange if that is of any help, can check which side it is. I wouldn't run solid mounts in a road car.

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    Thanks but I'll pass on the single used koni orange and I can't see solid rear mounts being a problem or fronts for that matter.

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    I'm thinking harsh ride, there is a reason rubber mounts are used.
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    I've driven road cars fitted with my solid nylon mounts. It makes zero difference to ride but your bottom knows exactly what the rear end is doing.
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    I was thinking of the alloy mounts.

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    These. Rear aluminium blocks as well.
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    I should put these onto my rally 309, do you have any for sale Peter?
    Currently the rear is standard apart from MCA shockers, added recently. Will be trying it out in a week and a half, long time since the first and only event so far due to engine and brake problems.

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    Sorry, not at present. My best advice is to buy the inferior product from Pug1off and get someone to add crush tubes locally.

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