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PostPosted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 2:09 pm 
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I will be buying koni shock to go with the king springs. i will be fitting them myself. Is there anything that i must do to get the strut insert out?


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just go the koni's

will right a review when they have been fitted


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cost of koni's?

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i was quoted approx $820 for koni sport at the front and normal Koni red at the rear (they dont make the yellow sport). The front struts will need to be modded which will cost about $50 - $100 at suziworld if i take the strut out.

koni give a 15% discount if you are part of a car club. Redlinegti doesnt really qualify, but i got the discount anyway.

Contact Chris at Top Performance Products on 03 98731722. they are the distributor for australia


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Let us know once installed & first driving impressions compared to std shocks

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I put in the rear Konis today, the ride is not much better in the back. i doesnt feel like its hitting the bump stops over every pimple

only cost me two busted knuckles and one chewed bolt. callin suzuki tomorrow for the replacement cost


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Do you mean the ride IS much better?

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man i got the full height suspension kit (pillow ball set) for 148000 yen instead of 175000 from suzukisport directly. it should be here in next 2 week, "suzukisport" got his from suzukisport directly he was the comfort suspension set, he will see the different in the racing suspension set and the comfort suspension set, I know my will be very very hard f14k/r8k , it is as hard as rock, while the comfort set is f5k/r4.5k where the normal sport suspension kit is f4k/r3.6k, so my car suspension will be extremely hard


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man you sure you're not going overboard with the suspension
don't know if I could handle a car that stiff on our crappy roads
and how much is that in AUD?
good for circuit racing though...

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just under $2000 aus dollar inc shiping, the car will probably need some time to adjust to the perfect setting and also time to get use to it


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it turns out that the front insert is massively to short. meaning that the bottom of the shock will need a sleave arround the bolt to increase its lenghth.

without the sleave the fronts would be lowered another inch.


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Just finished putting the front struts back and from that short drive home it feels a lot smoother than before. bumps are absorbed more readily with the short stroke of the konis.

in the end it cost $150 to machine and install the new inserts. just a note the insert used is a generic insert and does require a spacer as the shock body is to short for the strut.


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i just got my suspension today, will be putting it in tormoorw alone with all the harden brush and struct brace and rear harden lateral rod, and so we have koni shock, suzukisport comfrt set and suzukisport racs set all done. and all the ignis sport that have done this mod are in meblourne. we should meet up and see the different

markymark - (black ignis) koni + king spring
suzukisport - (red ignis) suzukisport comfort set
keigo - (blue ignis) suzukisport racing set

i also just install the gti spark plug and lead today and response is a little better then before but not alot, the metal clutch have also arrive but i will put it in once the exedy heavy duty clutch is wore out

project coming
Engine - port polish, cam shaft shaving (n/a stage 2)
Brake - 4 pot ap racing brake in front and rear can't fnd anything good at the moment
Engine management - greddy e-manage utilmate and dynotune by chasers


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Keigo I just can't wait to see your car dude!!
Hopefully the Ignis meet for Melb happens...

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in singapore,
most of us uses suzuki sports, cusco zero 1 and D2.

Koni??? i think not popular in SG....

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acemojo wrote:
in singapore,
most of us uses suzuki sports, cusco zero 1 and D2.

Koni??? i think not popular in SG....

cusco zero1 is gd stuff...f(9) r(3.5)... :D


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how much for the suzukisport comfort set ?
I looking to replace mine soon.

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