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Koni Sport Complete Front and Rear Strut Kit - VW Mk8 / Mk7 GTI / Golf R, Audi 8V A3 / S3 / 8S TT

Koni
8240-1297/8741-1572SPORT-KIT
$890.32
$890.32

Koni Sport Complete Front and Rear Strut Kit - VW Mk8 / Mk7 GTI / Golf R, Audi 8V A3 / S3 / 8S TT

Sold as a complete kit of two front and two rear struts/shocks -  one kit required per vehicle.

KONl Sports are the industry leader for user adjustable damping forces turning your daily driver into a weekend warrior. KONl Sport's familiar yellow color means superior motion control and adjustability for the discerning driving enthusiast.

Features:

  • Adjustable rebound with a knob in most applications
  • Significant handling improvement
  • Reasonable ride quality
  • Re-buildable for custom vehicle setups
  • Great KONl shock for stock or performance lowering springs
  • Lifetime Warranty

What is the best adjustment setting for my shocks?
There is no single best adjustment setting for your KONIs because every driver has different preferences for comfort, performance, performance modifications and roads to drive on. For most vehicles, we suggest that new KONIs be installed in the full soft position. (the standard setting right out of the box) to take advantage of the balance of ride comfort and handling designed by the KONI ride development engineers. If the car has performance upgrades (springs, wheel/tire packages, etc.) or the driver wants the car a bit more aggressive, most people find the optimum setting in the 1/2 to one full turn from the full soft range. Over the extended life of the damper or if the driver wants a specific firm handling characteristic, the dampers can be adjusted up higher. Very rarely will KONI ever need to be adjusted to the full firm setting.

What are the best springs to match my KONIs?
One of the great advantages of KONI adjustable shocks is that there is no specific spring for matching optimum performance. Instead you can adjust your KONIs to match your springs. Most performance springs have a higher spring rate than the vehicle's original springs. Since the shock controls the motion of the spring, increased spring rates require more rebound damping for control and that is one of the reasons why KONIs are rebound adjustable (and some are double adjustable). Using higher rate springs with OE or soft shocks will very quickly overcome and wear out the shocks. The KONI adjustment range is typically about 100% (twice as firm at the full firm settings at the full soft setting) to allow for proper damping of OE springs and high rate performance springs.

Fitment:

  • 2015+ VW MK7 Golf 1.8T TSI (EA888 Gen 3)
  • 2015+ VW MK7 GTI 2.0T TSI (EA888 Gen 3)
  • 2015+ VW MK7 Golf R 2.0T TSI (EA888 Gen 3)
  • 2015+ Audi 8V A3 1.8T TSI (EA888 Gen 3)
  • 2015+ Audi 8V A3 2.0T TSI (EA888 Gen 3)
  • 2015+ Audi 8V S3 2.0T TSI (EA888 Gen 3)
Does not fit vehicles equipped with 50mm front shocks.

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