favorite - strut/shock/spring combo?

robert weinberg centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 9 11:58:30 PDT 2008

thanks Patrick!

how long did you konis last? my SHO friends that had them always had a problem with them prematurely dying compared to, say, tokico.

my tokicos lasted 80,000 miles before they finally gave out. i managed to total the car soon after that :-(


--- On Wed, 7/9/08, patrick.anderson1 at comcast.net <patrick.anderson1 at comcast.net> wrote:

> From: patrick.anderson1 at comcast.net <patrick.anderson1 at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: favorite - strut/shock/spring combo?
> To: centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
> Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2008, 11:54 AM
> I've ridden on a few different setups. 
> Bilstein/H&R - I actually took that out of my car to
> swap in the Koni's. Valving just didn't work w/ the
> H&R springs as well as the Koni's do.
> Koni/H&R - Way better than the above. More comfortable
> ride and better handling. 
> Koni/ABT - A little softer than H&R and you probably
> can't find ABT springs anymore
> Koni/H&R for a V8 quattro up front, 2Bennett coilovers
> in the rear - Best combination of the bunch but the most
> expensive. 
> Personally, if you don't track the car I'd go w/
> the Koni/H&R. If you do track it the solution w/ the
> coilovers in the rear may be worth it. That's the one I
> want but I'm not going to redo things again.
> Patrick


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