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    Koni Adjustables?

    Sifting through the Renaults at a remove-it-yourself wrecker, i noticed red shocks on one of them. Although dirty, they had that distinct triangular Koni emblem on them and towards the bottom of the shock absorber had the words 'KONI ADJUSTABLE' chiselled in.

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    I examined them to find how the height was made adjustable but i couldnt distinguish anything different from a normal damper, the only difference being they had 2 nuts screwed into the top of the damper, on the strut tower.

    Does anyone know how is the ride height varied on adjustable shocks? i would snap'em up in a second if they are so i want to make sure

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    the height wont be adjustable, the damping (dampning?) will be, as in stiffer/softer.

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    Andreas is right.

    They're known as Koni Red "Special Ds".

    They're great shocks, they offer a firm ride, but not so bone-jarring like the Koni Yellows.

    To adjust the rebound setting, the top of the shock must be removed, then the shock must be fully compressed and rotated clockwise for a firmer setting.

    But they won't be height adjustable.

    <small>[ 05 August 2002, 03:24 PM: Message edited by: ntrx ]</small>

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    They're quite precious anyway - I'd grab them.

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    ntrx:
    Andreas is right.

    They're known as Koni Red "Special Ds".

    They're great shocks, they offer a firm ride, but not so bone-jarring like the Koni Yellows.

    To adjust the rebound setting, the top of the shock must be removed, then the shock must be fully compressed and rotated clockwise for a firmer setting.

    But they won't be height adjustable.
    What, you mean you can't just move a lever inside the car and the height changes? How strange... tongue
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    LOL

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    i had a set in the rear of one of my many 504's
    best shock i have ever had in a 504 for the price
    in my opinion to do any better you would have to spend the money and grab bilstiens
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    These Red Konis Dont happen to be on a R17 At all do they ?

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    Yeah theyre on a Fuego and it has new bushes too...just out of interest, nolathane bushes are red right?

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    i believe they are rebuildable too...i had a set on a 504 wagon, and they almost made it safe.....

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