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Old 12th June 2008, 23:14   #31
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What car are u mounting the Konis on?
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Old 14th April 2013, 00:07   #32
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Folks, can I fit in Koni Sport (yellow) on my Ritz? Will it give me Swift like handling and body roll control? I'm willing to compromise on the ride a little bit.

Also any idea about the cost?
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Folks, can I fit in Koni Sport (yellow) on my Ritz? Will it give me Swift like handling and body roll control? I'm willing to compromise on the ride a little bit.

Also any idea about the cost?
I am not sure you can achieve Swift like handling because of the height of the Ritz, but yes body roll can be contained quite a bit with sports shocks.

I have sat in a Scorpio fitted with Tein adjustables which made a huge improvement in the handling.

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Folks, can I fit in Koni Sport (yellow) on my Ritz? Will it give me Swift like handling and body roll control? I'm willing to compromise on the ride a little bit.
You gotto check if they have anything for the Ritz equivalent and considering the appalling response from Methods who were dealers in Koni, it's best you look at alternatives. A few days back one of our members posted his experience dealing with Methods with his purchase for the gypsy.

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Also any idea about the cost?
Anything above 25k easily.
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Old 16th April 2013, 14:25   #35
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Called up Methods Automotives. Koni does not manufacture anything for Ritz. End of story :( .

Need to look for alternatives. Any ideas? Do we have a right thread to post?
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Why don't you check out the new swift shocks if they can be fitted on to ritz . If stock shocks of swift can be fitted then it will be fun to drive for sure .

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Called up Methods Automotives. Koni does not manufacture anything for Ritz. End of story :( .

Need to look for alternatives. Any ideas? Do we have a right thread to post?
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Any car, no matter how crude in the suspension department, can be improved by fitting better dampers (shock absorbers). It's the easiest way of improving a car's handling, roadholding and comfort.
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Planning to put Konis Red in my esteem. Its available on www.carpowergid.com. Is it mandatory that I also need to change the springs ?
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Planning to put Konis Red in my esteem. Its available on www.carpowergid.com. Is it mandatory that I also need to change the springs ?
you can use the same OE springs no issue.
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Hi guys,

Found this on the Koni website for a Honda CRV. Apparently meant for 4X4 and SUV's.General review of the model seems to be quite good. Had a look at TIEN but they dont make anything for CRV's. Has anyone installed them on any type of SUV's? They seem to make them for almost all.

Link to Koni Heavy Track Shock absorbers
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Default Performance dampers for the Superb: Need suggestions please!!

I just picked up a 2011 Superb 1.8 TSI DSG. The link to the details of the car http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/luxury...b-2nd-gen.html (Advice on buying a Used Skoda Superb (2nd-gen)).

I am not very happy with the suspension setup of the Superb. It is very hard on broken roads but at the same time it just doesn't feel tight. I plan to change the shock absorbers to either Bilstein or Knoi.

The following models are available in south..
Bilstein B6 Sports
Koni FSD
Koni Sports

My requirement is a tighter suspension setup, wouldn't mind if the ride becomes little stiffer. I am not sure which one to go for. Any expert advices?
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Since there is no response I went with Bilstein B6 based on few reviews I found on the net. It is being dispatched today by Pete's Aotomotove.
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Since there is no response I went with Bilstein B6 based on few reviews I found on the net. It is being dispatched today by Pete's Aotomotove.
That was pretty quick, and a good decision. The B6s are great, though a bit pricey now. But easier to source than Konis and you have the great backup of Petes. Also look at changing the tyres on your car.
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If the springs are cheaper than shocks, shouldn't a change in springs be sufficient? They need to be in tune but its the springs that provides primarily provides stiffness and dampers damp spring oscillation. BMW always talks about how good their engineers tune the spring rate to make them handle the way they do.

Better would be to change both.
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Hi guys, I posted last on 4th Feb enquiring about suitable shocks for my CRV. Things were manageable then but now the front left shock isnt functioning properly. The worst is when its a gravel road with medium sized stones scattered here n there. There is almost zero cushioning and the thuds are constant now.

The vehicle in question is a 2009 Honda CRV. Has anyone done a shock absorber change or can anyone recommend a suitable setup for me?! I have been looking at the Koni 4X4 shocks. I am quite unsure if these would do the job. Thanks in advance.
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