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Old 03-30-2015, 01:02 PM   #1
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Koni Orange?

Compared to stock, how much better are these? Is the difference worth spending the money to upgrade now, or should I wait until I need to replace my stock parts?
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Old 03-30-2015, 03:30 PM   #2
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Okay, I'll re-ask this... Anyone running KONI STR. T, have anything to say about them?
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Old 03-30-2015, 03:35 PM   #3
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They are more firm than OEM, the biggest downside though so far is, make sure your careful if you run bigger tires up front. 275/40R20s will most likely not work with them unless they've been worn down some. From what I can tell the spring perch is about 5mm closer to the tire then the OEM struts which was just enough to make a new set of 275/40s rub on the strut.

I did my first autocross on some STR.T shocks/struts this past weekend, and not really sure I could tell any major difference between the OEMs and these.
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If you are on the Fence, wait on the Yellows!
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Old 03-30-2015, 03:44 PM   #5
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They are more firm than OEM, the biggest downside though so far is, make sure your careful if you run bigger tires up front. 275/40R20s will most likely not work with them unless they've been worn down some. From what I can tell the spring perch is about 5mm closer to the tire then the OEM struts which was just enough to make a new set of 275/40s rub on the strut.

I did my first autocross on some STR.T shocks/struts this past weekend, and not really sure I could tell any major difference between the OEMs and these.
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Old 03-30-2015, 04:08 PM   #6
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If you are on the Fence, wait on the Yellows!
That would be nice but with the 25% off sale the orange one look good... If they make a difference.
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