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Old 10-24-2007, 09:11 PM   #26
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Your first post is still wrong.

KYB AGX - for the 02+ Impreza they're 4-way adjustable Front & Rear
Konis - infinitely adjustable

Also, if you're going to make this thread useful by including part numbers, you need to specify what cars those part numbers apply to, and list the part numbers for the other cars.
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Old 10-25-2007, 09:34 AM   #27
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Okay, so the post is a little disorganized, but it does seem well intentioned

I am currently trying to gather the same list, so if anyone knows any adjustable shocks other than the ones in the first post or has any factual (non-review, non-subjective) information about them I would like to hear it. I actually never realized there were so few options until a couple days ago when I put together the first version of the spreadsheet. I guess a LOT of people go the coilover route.

But again - all factual information is appreciated.

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Old 10-25-2007, 11:08 AM   #28
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The Tokico are also 02/03 specific and would reqire a spacer, should be noted that the above listed are all sedan specific except the Koni which is an insert allowing it to be either sedan or wagon specific depending on the housing used. Also worth noting it now has been perfected to use Koni's in STi oe housings as well

additions would be the STi pink 4 way adj struts offered for 02/03 sedan, 02/03 wagon, 04+ WRX sedan, 05+ STi
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Old 10-25-2007, 01:39 PM   #29
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You can ad my Ohlins with WRX Prodrive springs review. http://saab92x.com/viewtopic.php?id=16094
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Old 10-25-2007, 01:55 PM   #30
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You can ad my Ohlins with WRX Prodrive springs review. http://saab92x.com/viewtopic.php?id=16094
Did you ever try the Prodrives on stock struts? How can you attribute goodness to the shocks without doing that?
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Old 10-25-2007, 02:12 PM   #31
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Did you ever try the Prodrives on stock struts? How can you attribute goodness to the shocks without doing that?
Some peoples buttdyno is better than others .. hehehhehe :P

His review is going to be as good as other reviews, since very few people take time to do one mod at a time, measure every change, then mod again.

unless its a proffecional team , or some one wanting to be like them, most reviews have to be taken with a grain of salt, and seen as they are, a persons opinion on an interweb website, wich we all know is SERIOUS BUSINESS !
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Old 10-25-2007, 02:49 PM   #32
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Did you ever try the Prodrives on stock struts? How can you attribute goodness to the shocks without doing that?
I ran the Prodrive Springs on stock struts for about 10K miles before buying the Ohlins. I'm in no way an expert nor am I experienced with other setups but I do prefer one mod at a time so I know what it's doing for my car.
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Old 10-25-2007, 03:00 PM   #33
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Ah okay, cool. The review made it sound like you bought them both at once, but I was skimming
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Old 10-25-2007, 03:19 PM   #34
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Point was very valid and I'm glad you brought it up.
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Old 10-25-2007, 03:32 PM   #35
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Your first post is still wrong.

KYB AGX - for the 02+ Impreza they're 4-way adjustable Front & Rear
Konis - infinitely adjustable

Also, if you're going to make this thread useful by including part numbers, you need to specify what cars those part numbers apply to, and list the part numbers for the other cars.

Sorry My first post is wrong I will keep updating and adding info, I have been working on my allways being correct never failing thing, but i got a letter for infrindgment and some other copyrights from god's lawyer saying that if I achieve that they will sue me :P

IF this thread becomes usefull people will see your corrections and support, so I thank you in advance of this becoming a helpfull thread.

(seriously tho)thank you for the help , Please explain ..."and list the part numbers for the other cars" i did not understand this part.


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Okay, so the post is a little disorganized, but it does seem well intentioned

I am currently trying to gather the same list, so if anyone knows any adjustable shocks other than the ones in the first post or has any factual (non-review, non-subjective) information about them I would like to hear it. I actually never realized there were so few options until a couple days ago when I put together the first version of the spreadsheet. I guess a LOT of people go the coilover route.

But again - all factual information is appreciated.

john
Thank you John, with your and everyones help this thread will grow with all the info and better organization , I seen the exel thing on google that you are making for springs, very nice, I commented on that thread too. they will complement and help eachother nicely


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The Tokico are also 02/03, etc .....
additions would be the STi, etc.....
thank you All for the info, Keep'em ups! Keep'em ups!
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Old 10-26-2007, 08:14 PM   #36
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I just read about these Tokico HTS Series Shock. they are adjutable and they do fir our cars , anyone know more about these ???

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Tokico HTS Dampers ( ALSO KNOWN AS D-SPEC sounds familiar ? hehehe , thank you noboost4u & markV)

Have you been searching for a shock that does it all? Are you looking for a shock that can handle the rigors of auto crossing, road racing and drifting? Then look no further than Tokico’s HTS line. With a large range of adjustability combined with affordable pricing the Tokico HTS line is sure to fit your performance budget.

Tokico HTS Dampers have been developed with an entirely different concept than traditional adjustable gas shocks. Instead of a shock that would be adjusted to “hard” on the track and “soft” on the street, the HTS Damper was developed
to allow users to set up their suspensions to “move” the way they want, all the way from smooth, comfortable ride quality to race-ready setups for clocking record lap times.The HTS Damper gives users a huge range of adjustability and performance for all users and can be considered the ultimate street damper.

Tokico HTS Series Shock Kits include a matched set of four Shocks/Struts to ensure performance all around.

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Old 10-26-2007, 08:23 PM   #37
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Sorry My first post is wrong I will keep updating and adding info, I have been working on my allways being correct never failing thing, but i got a letter for infrindgment and some other copyrights from god's lawyer saying that if I achieve that they will sue me :P
Well hurry up and get perfect, Damnit!

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Please explain ..."and list the part numbers for the other cars" i did not understand this part.
The part numbers you identified are for the GD/GG Impreza. What about the GC? GD sedan? GG wagon? 05+ STi? Legacy?
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Old 10-26-2007, 09:02 PM   #38
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HTS are D-Specs

In Japan they go by HTS. I do not know why.
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Old 10-26-2007, 09:20 PM   #39
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Well hurry up and get perfect, Damnit!

The part numbers you identified are for the GD/GG Impreza. What about the GC? GD sedan? GG wagon? 05+ STi? Legacy?
Sir, yes sir !! :P hehehe

If they do their own damn research and post it here or some where i will update it, damn lazy bums, I am not stuck on a boat for 6 months to do research and post it here ... who do I look like, Unabomber ? I got to work for a living :P HAHAHAHAHAH !!! :P


Thank you noboost4u, your info confirm what i read from MarkV .
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Hands down the Konis (w/Prodrive or USDM pink springs), they are the best value of the bunch.
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Old 10-27-2007, 01:06 PM   #41
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Hands down the Konis (w/Prodrive or USDM pink springs), they are the best value of the bunch.
For a given purpose.

Other members have reported Konis to be a bit fragile when it comes to rough stuff.
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For a given purpose.

Other members have reported Konis to blow out in a heartbeat when it comes to rough stuff.
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Old 10-27-2007, 07:02 PM   #43
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Dear Scotty,

You rock. Please pardon my PC post.

All the best,
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For a given purpose.


Have you ever run them? Their rebound adjustment is perfect for 95% of street use. And, they are an order of magnitude better handeling and durable than AGX. Not to say they won't blow if run rough, (IE Rally-x), but I've run Konis struts for 25 years and never seen or experinced one blowing. YMMV
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Old 10-27-2007, 11:49 PM   #45
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For a given purpose.

Other members have reported Konis to be a bit fragile when it comes to rough stuff.
I was very careful in my response. I'd never take anything away from Koni, BUT, since I'm one who's known to do regular 15 mile trips on really nasty State Park, NPS & USFS gravel roads, Koni is not an option for me.

I think it is important for people to know that before dropping $600 plus on Koni.

Koni's just aren't the best for everything. Period.

BTW, I run D-Specs.

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Old 10-28-2007, 01:09 AM   #46
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I know Fred blew a set of Koni's rallyxing, I can't say that I've ever seen anyone else report that though- not saying it isn't the way it is, but one case may not be enough to rule them out- I don't rallyx anymore so I can't be a guinea pig for that experiment
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Koni themselves doesn't recommend them for off-road action.
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BUT, since I'm one who's known to do regular 15 mile trips on really nasty State Park, NPS & USFS gravel roads, Koni is not an option for me.
No kidding...

Try DMS, Hot Bit, Tein HG, Proflex, or RS&SPs, but, yes, not Koni.
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Old 10-29-2007, 12:41 AM   #49
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Since the koni's are not under pressure-Pureley hydrolic.

I wonder if they are lacking is highspeed bump valving. By not having pressure inside to re-extend the strut shaft at a faster pace than pressurized systems.

This is the only obvious difference I can see

I'm building a set of ground control and koni's for street/track use and am optomistic about the results.

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they have plenty of high peed bump, with firmer springs you could probably get by w/ even less

for tarmac/pavement I think you'd be hard pressed to find a better off the shelf damper than the Koni
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