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      07-10-2009, 08:37 PM   #1
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fk silverline x coilovers dampening adjustable in the rear?

i pulled the liner off to adjust the dampening in the rear but there are no lil tab like the front, so how do you guys adjust it? thanks
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compress the koni shocks and turn them... but they have to come off the car!
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i pulled the liner off to adjust the dampening in the rear but there are no lil tab like the front, so how do you guys adjust it? thanks
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      07-10-2009, 08:50 PM   #3
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ooh shoot, thanks
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Yeah thats the only thing I didn't like was the adjustment for the shocks in the rears....In the future I am going with some bilsteins that adjust at the bottom!!!
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Yeah thats the only thing I didn't like was the adjustment for the shocks in the rears....In the future I am going with some bilsteins that adjust at the bottom!!!
do you know if the rear shocks are set at mid dampening from factory? my front were set at soft but i adjusted to mid
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do you know if the rear shocks are set at mid dampening from factory? my front were set at soft but i adjusted to mid
No way to tell...Just turn it to the firmest setting and use a point on the shock as a reference point when you turn it....Go from softest to hardest and see how many revolutions it takes to firmest and then to find the miday just use reference that half...hope that makes sense
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I adjusted mine before I installed them. I didnt know where to put them so I set front and rear to the middle
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I adjusted mine before I installed them. I didnt know where to put them so I set front and rear to the middle
how do you like it with the setting to the middle? i dont have enough seat time with my set up (front to middle and rear is unknown) yet to say whether i like it or not but soft setting in the front was so bouncy
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No way to tell...Just turn it to the firmest setting and use a point on the shock as a reference point when you turn it....Go from softest to hardest and see how many revolutions it takes to firmest and then to find the miday just use reference that half...hope that makes sense
thanks man, should have asked here before had it installed, noob's fault
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thanks man, should have asked here before had it installed, noob's fault

Didn't your installer ask you what setting you wanted for your shocks?
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Didn't your installer ask you what setting you wanted for your shocks?
he thought it was set at midway from factory and didnt check
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I would probably soften it up a little bit for daily driving. But i dont mind it in the middle where its at.
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yeah I love the way my car handles and feels with adjustments in the middle!
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Yep, Koni rears must come off and be compressed to adjust the dampening.
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Are the non adjustable FK's the same as getting Silverlines and setting them to the midpoint like most people seem to?
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Are the non adjustable FK's the same as getting Silverlines and setting them to the midpoint like most people seem to?
I think you only get Koni schock on ths silver line, This alone in worth the extra coin.
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