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Koni 4/3 and ProKit springs

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    Koni 4/3 and ProKit springs

    Where would you start with the adjustments on the front and the rear?

    Obviously it will need a fine tune...but just wondering about a good starting point.
    Thanks in advance!

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    fronts, start in the middle.
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    Easiest way to determine if I need to go up or down on the fronts??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Luos View Post
    Easiest way to determine if I need to go up or down on the fronts??
    you screaming "OH FUCK!"....

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    when i had the batmobile, i had the same setup-with 1 click-from-hardest on both front and rears. That was serious corner carving man...I FELT EVERYTHING on the road. This next time around, i'm going full soft for starters and see the difference

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    And so I am clear....
    What setting would allow the fronts to come up faster??? Stiff?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Luos View Post
    Easiest way to determine if I need to go up or down on the fronts??
    the car should be able to dampen the imperfection on the road without oscillation, ie in 1 movement... not absorb, overshoot, compensate, and settle.

    Start @ soft and you'll know what i mean.
    You don't want to make it too stiff, because @ that point you are not letting the spring do its work. (shouldn't feel harsh)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Luos View Post
    And so I am clear....
    What setting would allow the fronts to come up faster??? Stiff?
    http://www.frrax.com/rrforum/index.p...&st=0&p=116800

    dunno if you can view that w/out being a member, but here is one of the responces:

    Koni has set them up with a good compression setting. So, I don't think "quickly" is the way to describe it. I've run DA's on my 4th gen and have SA's on my 3rd gen. I did use the compression settings on my 4th gen, but I haven't missed them on the 3rd gen. I'm also running the mono-tube (30 series/3rd gen) rear shock and I have to say that I like it.

    A soft rebound setting will soften the force needed to extend the shock. However, rebound is typically used to control the way the car transitions. It can't limit body roll, but it can limit how fast the body rolls. The sway bars limit body roll (with help from the springs), the shocks control the "roll rate".

    Did that help?

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    Makes sense.
    Kinda what I decided after thinking about it a little bit.

    Thanks!

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    I just left mine set to the factory settings and I am very happy with it.

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