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Old 06-19-2005, 01:42 PM   #1
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Default Who installs Koni inserts?

Has anyone had Koni inserts installed in the Tri-State area? If you could, please recommend a place for the installation. I have an '02 WRX. I'd prefer a place in Long Island but I'm willing to be flexible.

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Old 06-19-2005, 01:51 PM   #2
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I know AZP does them (have the on the legacy and we have a set taken off a RS for sale). It takes a LOT longer than a normal spring/strut install becasue we have to chop apart the existing struts but they are worth the hassle of the installation.
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Old 06-19-2005, 05:04 PM   #3
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Have you checked with metric?

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Old 06-19-2005, 05:10 PM   #4
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You do!!!
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Old 06-19-2005, 09:53 PM   #5
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a bench vise helps
an electric drill and a variety of bits
(BE SURE TO WEAR EYE PROTECTION - pressurized struts will sling metal drill shavings at you)
a 2"+ pipe cutter works on the rears
had to use a hack saw on the fronts (a regular and the blade holder style)
a pan for strut fluid
tape measure/measuring device

If you were close, I'd offer a hand. me and saab90089 did mine.

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Old 06-19-2005, 11:08 PM   #6
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ya, not too bad of a job......

make sure u find center on the strut before drilling......

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Old 06-20-2005, 06:09 AM   #7
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We can install them for you, and we actually sponsor this forum. Let us know if we can be of assistance.

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Old 06-21-2005, 04:11 PM   #8
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my vote goes to AZP... they're closest to you(that i know of), all their cars are significantly modded, and they use them for what hte parts were designed for!

i would say Precision.. but i just dont personally know of anyone who's gone there for suspension.

my recommendation: have spare strut bodies.. in case you screw it up(measure twice, cut once)
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