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      08-16-2011, 04:50 PM   #1
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      08-26-2011, 04:12 AM   #2
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Though I like the option of having the externally adjustable shocks, and not having it exclusive to Dinan, I think that it takes about the same effort and time to remove the trunk liner to adjust (and reverse), as it does to jack the car up and undo the bottom nut to adjust (and reverse).

Of course, doing the trunk liner is cleaner than wrenching! Good to have options! Loving my Koni Sports still, Harold!
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What might you pair there ones with? The standard Koni Yellow fronts?
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Koni Single Adjust Damper - custom valved

These are not the your typical Sport Yellows with external adjustment added. These are custom valved and short body as well.
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Okay, so if they are specially valved rear shocks then I go back to my question: What front shocks are you to pair these with?
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Okay, so if they are specially valved rear shocks then I go back to my question: What front shocks are you to pair these with?
If you are not going with the coilovers, the Koni Yellows. If coilovers, then the threaded body front struts.
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Koni Short Body Rear Dampers - More compression travel

Lowered car? Riding on rear bump stops? Need more compression travel or external rebound adjustable rear dampers? These are for you!
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Hi Harold.

How well do these work with stock M sport springs, RE-11 tires, TRW M3 rear control arms? Do we need to remove the trunk liner each time we need to adjust the dampers?

I know we exchanged a couple of PM's on this, but still not clear to me ...

If I get the M3 rear control arms (BMW or TRW) either at the same time or later, which kit do i need to order now:
  1. "Koni Sport Strut and shock Kit E82/9X to M3 Conversion" kit
  2. "Koni Sport Strut and shocks E82 E90 E92 E93 1 and 3-Series" kit
I really want the rear external adjustability, but the first kit does not seem to offer this option...

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Hi Harold.

How well do these work with stock M sport springs, RE-11 tires, TRW M3 rear control arms? Do we need to remove the trunk liner each time we need to adjust the dampers?

I know we exchanged a couple of PM's on this, but still not clear to me ...

If I get the M3 rear control arms (BMW or TRW) either at the same time or later, which kit do i need to order now:
  1. "Koni Sport Strut and shock Kit E82/9X to M3 Conversion" kit
  2. "Koni Sport Strut and shocks E82 E90 E92 E93 1 and 3-Series" kit
I really want the rear external adjustability, but the first kit does not seem to offer this option...

Thanks.
This will be an upgrade if you currently have OEM or Koni Yellows.

Externally adjustable means the adjustment can be made externally from the damper. The Yellow standard adjust must be removed completely from the vehicle first. Dampers that don't require you to remove the trunk liner would be the external reservoir variety, which starts at $6500 and up.

The conversion kit for the M3 will always come with an external adjustable rear dampers.
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Hi Harold.

How well do these work with stock M sport springs, RE-11 tires, TRW M3 rear control arms? Do we need to remove the trunk liner each time we need to adjust the dampers?

I know we exchanged a couple of PM's on this, but still not clear to me ...

If I get the M3 rear control arms (BMW or TRW) either at the same time or later, which kit do i need to order now:
  1. "Koni Sport Strut and shock Kit E82/9X to M3 Conversion" kit
  2. "Koni Sport Strut and shocks E82 E90 E92 E93 1 and 3-Series" kit
I really want the rear external adjustability, but the first kit does not seem to offer this option...

Thanks.
You'll have to cut an access hole in your trunk trim over the shock towers so you can turn the adjuster knobs.
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This will be an upgrade if you currently have OEM or Koni Yellows.
My 135i is on OEM springs and dampers. Im thinking about keeping my stock springs for now, and adding an E92/M3 front sway bar to reduce body roll, and outside tire wear beyond what my camber plates are providing...

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The conversion kit for the M3 will always come with an external adjustable rear dampers.
If I understand you correctly,
(a) the ""Koni Sport Strut and shock Kit E82/9X to M3 Conversion" combo you sell is compatible with stock dampers, stock springs, and whether or not whether my 135i uses stock rear control arms, or upgraded M3 control arms?
(b) the ""Koni Sport Strut and shock Kit E82/9X to M3 Conversion" combo comes with the external rear adjustment extension knob?
(c) I need to cut two access holes in my liner, right above the shock mounts.
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My 135i is on OEM springs and dampers. Im thinking about keeping my stock springs for now, and adding an E92/M3 front sway bar to reduce body roll, and outside tire wear beyond what my camber plates are providing...




If I understand you correctly,
(a) the ""Koni Sport Strut and shock Kit E82/9X to M3 Conversion" combo you sell is compatible with stock dampers, stock springs, and whether or not whether my 135i uses stock rear control arms, or upgraded M3 control arms?
(b) the ""Koni Sport Strut and shock Kit E82/9X to M3 Conversion" combo comes with the external rear adjustment extension knob?
(c) I need to cut two access wholes in my liner, right above the shock mounts.
The M3 conversion only applies to M3 rear camber link conversion. If you don't plan to upgrade the lower camber links, all you need is a regular kit.

http://www.hpashop.com/Koni-Sport-St...ut-e82-e9x.htm

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The M3 conversion only applies to M3 rear camber link conversion. If you don't plan to upgrade the lower camber links, all you need is a regular kit.

http://www.hpashop.com/Koni-Sport-St...ut-e82-e9x.htm

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Thanks Harold. Hate to be a pain, but can I recommend that you update your site to show the M3 conversion kit with possible options, exactly like you do for the regular kit?

(addition of External Adjustable Rear Shocks)
(addition of OEM E82/E9X Front Strut Mounts)
(addition of Swift Spec-R Springs)

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Thanks Harold. Hate to be a pain, but can I recommend that you update your site to show the M3 conversion kit with possible options, exactly like you do for the regular kit?

(addition of External Adjustable Rear Shocks)
(addition of OEM E82/E9X Front Strut Mounts)
(addition of Swift Spec-R Springs)

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Options added.

The M3 style rear dampers are already externally adjustable so there is no need for that option.
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