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Old 07-20-2006, 10:19 AM
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Shock settings

Just curious what setting those running Koni's; set their rear and front stiffness setting to?

I run them midway in the rear and full in the front.

I've set the rear sway bar to the closet setting and I still push in the turns.
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I push in the turns too, but i think that for me it's mostly driver error still. Going a bit too fast into the turns.

My settings (1/2 turn from full on both front and back)
Old 08-01-2006, 10:14 AM
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I would go with full soft front and full stiff rear and adjust from there, hopefully you'll see some good rotation with this setting. If it still doesn't rotate at these setting's pump your rear pressure sky high, and, I mean really high. if it still doesn't rotate, raise the rear end a 1/2" or so. If it still doesn't rotate, put in a larger bar if you don't have one. If it still doesn't rotate, run a wider front wheel/tire than rear. If it still doesn't rotate, get a lesser compound tire for the rear. lol

Oh, in all seriousness, one thing to check after you do the shock and the rear tire pressure would be to make sure you have a good alignment. zero toe in the rear, slight toe out in the front(depending on how aggressive you want, but, I'd go with 1/8" out on each side).

hope that helps, rotation is a beautiful thing. :-)
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