Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Danville, CA USA
There is no way to weld the eyelet on the Tokico. If you try to do this, you will be greeted with a nice explosion when the super heated gas and oil in the shock tries to escape!
My experience with the Koni 30 series shocks is not very good. They only come with a bearing mount in the bottom that makes the car noisier and requires very precisely machined hardware to even work properly on a Mustang. The top mount on the shock also requires some specialized mounting hardware to not lose bump travel. I've run into a large number of these shocks with broken internals. No damping, inoperative adjusters, etc. I just don't trust them anymore.
I would use the standard Koni DA Sport rear shock. It has both compression and rebound adjustments, has good reliability, and requires no special mounting on the top or bottom. Whatever you do, don't get the SA Koni Special that requires the shock to be compressed to adjust the rebound. You might as well not purchase an adjustable shock, because you will never adjust it. These shocks will be red. You want a Sport SA or DA, which are both yellow. The rebound on both of these is adjustable from the top with a knob.
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