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      10-20-2011, 07:44 PM   #1
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HP Autowerks | BMW X-Drive Koni Sport Yellow Struts and Shocks

These are finally available and will land in the USA on 12-15-2011.

Koni Sports:

KONI Sport shock absorbers (painted yellow) were developed for sporting drivers by focusing on exceptional road holding and handling properties, combined with an acceptable level of comfort. KONI Sport shock absorbers are also available as part of KONI's Threaded Suspension Kits which feature threaded adjustable lower spring perches (where applicable) and progressive rate lowering springs designed for performance street driving.

Fits 325ix 328ix 330ix and 335ix

X-Drive Koni Sport Yellow: $766



***Optional external(top) adjust short body rear dampers +$192***

***Koni has no plans to bring these to the US just yet so it's special order only at this time. However, HP Autowerks will try to keep a couple of sets on the shelf when possible***

Order Yours today to ensure you get a set before Xmas Here:

http://www.hpashop.com/product.sc?pr...categoryId=177
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      10-21-2011, 03:09 PM   #2
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Hmmmm....so are the fronts adjustable? Also are these specifically for lowering/stiffer springs? TIA.
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      10-22-2011, 09:40 PM   #3
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Will this fit a 330xi?
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will these work with both stock springs and H&R sport springs on xi models??
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      10-25-2011, 11:09 AM   #5
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Hmmmm....so are the fronts adjustable? Also are these specifically for lowering/stiffer springs? TIA.
Yes, the rebound damping will be adjustable and these can also handle lowering and stiffer springs.

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Will this fit a 330xi?
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will these work with both stock springs and H&R sport springs on xi models??
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      10-25-2011, 11:32 AM   #6
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I am a noob.. with that said how does it compare to KW v1?
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      10-31-2011, 04:21 PM   #7
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I am a noob.. with that said how does it compare to KW v1?
V1 has no damping adjustments at all. These Koni's will outperform the V1 struts and shocks.
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Which would be better for ride comfort. lowering springs with these shocks, or kw v1? coming on an xi.
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Which would be better for ride comfort. lowering springs with these shocks, or kw v1? coming on an xi.
Koni is a better damper out of the block, when mated with proper sport springs the ride will be stock like with more control.
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Which would you say are the best springs to match, as well as providing a good clean drop.
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Which would you say are the best springs to match, as well as providing a good clean drop.
We like the H&R or the BMW Performance springs.
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      11-27-2011, 12:33 PM   #12
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We like the H&R or the BMW Performance springs.
How much of a drop with these two?I would like minimal drop ,due to high snow area, with increase in handling.

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How much of a drop with these two?I would like minimal drop ,due to high snow area, with increase in handling.
1/2" at the most.
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Pm me a price for both springs and shocks/struts for e92 LCI xDrive.
I think I'd go with this route vs.. coils.

Also... will this give me a nice drop? I want something to give it a nice low look (not too low, but clean!!)

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Xi Koni struts are in stock now!
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Xi Koni struts are in stock now!
How do these compare with the Bilsteins? If I get these now, will I be able to do a swift coil-over spring conversion in the future?
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I really leaning toward the koni's with h+r sports but before I pull the trigger , I know people say that the bilstein's ride pretty firm so how do koni's ride in comparision?
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I really leaning toward the koni's with h+r sports but before I pull the trigger , I know people say that the bilstein's ride pretty firm so how do koni's ride in comparision?
Koni is one of the softer riding dampers out there because of its twin tube low pressure design.
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Would these work better with Eibach or H&R springs?
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We recommend H&R springs.
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We recommend H&R springs.
Thanks but is there any particular reason why H&R over Eibach?
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can one still order these?

have you installed any on an xi car? how would you compare those to the tck coil over option?

thanks.
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