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Adjustable suspension

Quick question for you lovely people is it safe for me to be running my koni adjustables on full stiff.. its what they're on at the moment, finding it a bit hairy on my local country roads but on the smooth roads it handles so amazingly... whats the best setting to have it on? perfectly in the middle or is it just down to personal preference etc?

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Re: Adjustable suspension

trial and error my good friend. if you find a good setting great if you find a bad one and spank it into a ditch you know for next time thats not the right setting
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Re: Adjustable suspension

my mate had his spax adjustables on the hardest setting, it awful to drive and be a passanger in, he has just replaced his front ones after less than a year

i would say have a play with it and see what happens
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Re: Adjustable suspension

am worried about doing a gaz so to speak and breaking something but so long as i'll avoid that will have a play tomorrow, just cleaned the cinq for mitcar so dont want roadkill flys all over it just yet
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Re: Adjustable suspension

Full stiff great for trackdays if you can catch the slide on the roads like Gaz says terrible and potentially damaging to the shocks and car.

From 28 individual setting I run 15+ on the front and 10+ on the rear.

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Re: Adjustable suspension

dont know how many dif settings the koni's have, but im running fully stiff, feels like buckled a wheel if you hit a slight hole in road, not nice

dont think the rears are adjustable but i know the fronts are on fully stiff at the moment, might wind them down a couple of turns tomorrow and see how she drives then
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Re: Adjustable suspension

If the rears are not adjustable then you will need to use the fronts to balance the handling. FWD cars would normally have the front stiffer tan the rear for understeer, and rears stiffer than the front for oversteer. Obviously ARBs come into the equation too.

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Re: Adjustable suspension

Quote Originally Posted by rallycinq
If the rears are not adjustable then you will need to use the fronts to balance the handling. FWD cars would normally have the front stiffer tan the rear for understeer, and rears stiffer than the front for oversteer. Obviously ARBs come into the equation too.

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Would explain why i occasionally got understeer going round country road corners in wet, have eibach arb too, going to soften it a couple of turns tomorrow for the drive to mitcar and see how she drives
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