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Looking at getting koni double adjustable shocks and struts, for my fox. Does anyone know who has the best deals on them right now? Going to pull trigger this week. I have googled until I'm crossed eyed and lowest I can find is around 1300. Koni is have another deal on them so I believe I should be able to get them cheaper than that.

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I wouldn't buy them even on sale. I replaced a mismatched set of struts and shocks with the DA Koni's a couple years ago and my times went up by 2 seconds. I spent all weekend trying to find the right setting, even using the help of others that had experience with them. I sold them and bought the MM race valved Bilsteins and never looked back. I go to the track to drive, not tinker with parts.


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Try them.. I found a spec 3 plus clutch 50.00 cheaper than any where else.
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Thanks for the info, I am looking at them because my intent was to my car in three aspects of racing/ street driving. There is class for road racing that only allows small suspension changes, but a lot of people use the da shocks and struts in that class. Then I do some drag racing which I thought I could get some good results from using them there as well. Then I drive my car on the street.

I know I'm asking a lot from my car but only have money for one car. Plus the classes I enter in both RR and drag only allow: lca,uca, springs, shocks/struts, brakes. Engine is limited to gt40 equipped engines no larger than 306ci. It's a fun and non expensive classes. Plus it's very competitive. No tubular k-members
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Koni's annual 25% off spring sale should be starting soon. Vendors like MM or Solotime (who's owner is a member of this site and frequents this board) should know more details.

As for the DAs, I don't really see too many people running them any more. Once you reach that price point, you start looking at lower end ASTs, Motons, MCSs, etc.
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Koni's annual 25% off spring sale should be starting soon. Vendors like MM or Solotime (who's owner is a member of this site and frequents this board) should know more details.

As for the DAs, I don't really see too many people running them any more. Once you reach that price point, you start looking at lower end ASTs, Motons, MCSs, etc.
Does this sale happen on all their struts including the single adjustables?
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i think mm does too as i got an email about it

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If you are going to road race the car and drag race it, I think you will be better off with the Tokico D-spec dampers. On full soft this strut is much better than the Koni DA and set in the middle, they aren't that much different for handling. The Koni DA strut won't go soft enough on rebound for good behavior in a drag racing application. Note that the Tokico shock can not be used with coilovers.


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that's what i have and love them. i haven't been back to the track with them but went fro the tokico 5ways to the Dspecs and couldn't be happier.

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If you are going to road race the car and drag race it, I think you will be better off with the Tokico D-spec dampers. On full soft this strut is much better than the Koni DA and set in the middle, they aren't that much different for handling. The Koni DA strut won't go soft enough on rebound for good behavior in a drag racing application. Note that the Tokico shock can not be used with coilovers.
How are the regular single adjustable konis in terms of not being bone jarring on the street when set to full soft?
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The Koni SA are not bone jarring at all when set to full soft. The Koni DA with its compression set to full soft, is still stiffer than the Koni SA compression damping. This makes the Koni DA not ride as well as the Koni SA under any conditions.

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