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ADjusting coilovers??

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ADjusting coilovers??

Postby Dan » Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:26 pm

So I've figured out how to adjust the height on the coilovers. Now to adjust the dampening? At the top of each shock is a little adjuster ring with a load of symbols on it. any idea which is harder/softer etc


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Postby Moe » Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:33 pm

At a guess I'd say 1 notch is soft going up to 6 notches hardest...
Set them all at 1 for a while, then 2 etc.. you'll find the best setting after a bit of driving on different settings.
BTW, did you find a way of securing your brake pipes and ABS wires to the strut legs? Just thinking that the NCT man mite insist on a bracket.. :wink:

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Postby Dan » Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:57 pm

I fitted these the week after i passed the NCT, so im good for 2 years now!! Its only the front ones that dont have the right brackets. These are held on with cable ties :oops:

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Postby Moe » Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:06 pm

Sound.. a couple of nice aluminium brackets could be made fairly handy for them all the same..

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Postby Noel » Thu Jun 21, 2007 12:02 am

i'd just set them to 1 and then drive a road you know well... then set them to 6 and drive again...

after that you'll know what both extremes are and maybe settle for somewhere in between... :wink:

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Postby Dan » Thu Jun 21, 2007 12:35 am

Moe wrote:Sound.. a couple of nice aluminium brackets could be made fairly handy for them all the same..


that sounds like an offer?

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Postby Moe » Mon Jul 02, 2007 9:04 pm

Ya shouldn't be a problem Dan..What diameter are the new struts?
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Postby Dan » Mon Jul 02, 2007 9:15 pm

The threaded section or the bottom section? Theres 2 different diameter sizes. Ill get them both if i can find me vernier calipers somewhere!

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Postby Moe » Mon Jul 02, 2007 9:37 pm

Measure the section where the ABS wire would normally bolt onto the original strut..


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