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Old 08-02-2000, 11:29 AM   #1
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Post KYB AGX initial settings?

I just purchased a set of KYB AGX's for my Eibach springs. I was curious as to the 'break in' settings I have heard about. What is recommended. I do a lot of in town driving and like the feel of the stock suspension. So I dont want an overdamped daily driver.. I can save that for my occasional trips to canyons and autocrosses


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Old 08-02-2000, 11:42 AM   #2
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I started out with mine set at 2(f)/4(r) but have recently bumped them up to 3/5 and love it! Very nice rotation (I'm sure the 20mm rear bar, strut tower bars & the lower tie bar all help with this too!).
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Old 08-02-2000, 02:20 PM   #3
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went 2/4 then 2/5

and think they are 1/8 now!! lol

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Old 08-02-2000, 02:26 PM   #4
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Ooops, I just noticed that I had them set at

11 ^front
18 |

during the break in period. They're at 2/4 now, & I think I'll definitely crank them up.

What spring rates are you guys using? I'm running 300/250.
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Old 08-02-2000, 02:27 PM   #5
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I had my set to F-1 and R-2 for street. the car ride more like a stock ride. I turn them up to 2 and 6 other times.
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Old 08-03-2000, 12:09 AM   #6
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2/4 will be fine to break them in at. Takes maybe 200 miles, less if they were stored upright before installation.

Some people went with 1/3 instead. I don't think it would matter much.
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Old 08-03-2000, 12:17 AM   #7
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I went with 1/3 for the first week of driving. Then it's off to 2/4. I'm gonna try 2/5 and 3/5 in autoX later. But I want to see how 2/4 works first. Must improve the driver before touching with too many variables.
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