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How to adjust Koni rear shocks ?

PostPost by: huggy59 » Sat Nov 18, 2023 2:31 pm

Would like a firmer rear supension, those Koni are adjustable it is write on them !
But how to do ? How many "clics" etc...

Any clues welcome ! (They are not Spax :roll: as I first thinking because they are yellow )


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PostPost by: elans3 » Sat Nov 18, 2023 5:42 pm

I have had Koni's on two of my Elans, from Tony Thompson Racing. Both sets were their "fast road" spec. When fitted, you can adjust them via a hole in the rear parcel shelf at each side of the car. If I remember correctly, , you turn the "flat" on the top of the insert anti-clockwise to stiffen, clockwise to make softer, but you'll confirm that when you do it.
Hope that helps.
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PostPost by: Mileso » Wed Dec 20, 2023 12:15 pm

Here's the official leaflet..Yes you access under the parcel shelf, or remove it - I put mine on velcro!
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