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Old 02-25-2014, 06:03 AM   #1
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Adjustable shocks and struts

I am plannong on upgrading my front and rear from the Eibach dampers that came as part of the sportline suspension kit. I want adjustable so that I can adjust as needed.
Someone recommended the Koni yellow however in researching it seems adjusting the rears will require removal every time...not desirable.
American Muscle also carries the QA1 adjustable which appear to be adjustable without removal.
Anyone have thoughts on QA1 quality?
Or other suggestions for me?


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U can look into strange shocks/struts! I've heard a couple people on here running them with good luck!
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I am plannong on upgrading my front and rear from the Eibach dampers that came as part of the sportline suspension kit. I want adjustable so that I can adjust as needed.
Someone recommended the Koni yellow however in researching it seems adjusting the rears will require removal every time...not desirable.
American Muscle also carries the QA1 adjustable which appear to be adjustable without removal.
Anyone have thoughts on QA1 quality?
Or other suggestions for me?
Very cool! You'll really like the Eibach Shocks/Koni Yellows or QA1's. These are three of the best suspension companies on the market and I'm confident that you can't make a wrong decision. For the convenience factor, the QA1's are the best option since you can adjust them on the car and don't have to remove them. However, the QA1's or more geared towards the driver that will be taking the car to the track or driving the car aggressively. In my opinion, that's just about every Mustang owner so I don't think you'll have any issues!

If you'd like, give my CS team a call and they can help walk you through the different options. We'll make sure that you get the Suspension components that best fit your style of driving! Our Mustang Experts are here Monday-Friday from 9AM-9PM EST and Saturdays from 9AM-5:30PM EST. If you want to hit them up, their number is 866.727.1266. I can also have one of them call you directly.

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I am plannong on upgrading my front and rear from the Eibach dampers that came as part of the sportline suspension kit. I want adjustable so that I can adjust as needed.
Someone recommended the Koni yellow however in researching it seems adjusting the rears will require removal every time...not desirable.
American Muscle also carries the QA1 adjustable which appear to be adjustable without removal.
Anyone have thoughts on QA1 quality?
Or other suggestions for me?


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Adjusting the Koni yellows does NOT require removing the shock. They come with keys to adjust the valving on top.
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Are you sure about the rear? I read that the front is accessible but the rears are not....Guess I will call AM

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Are you sure about the rear? I read that the front is accessible but the rears are not....Guess I will call AM

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Yes I'm sure. My roommate had a set of Koni Yellows on his car that I helped install and personally watched him adjust at auto x. They're on car adjustable.

Adjustment instructions from Koni's website.

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Rear and front struts – Series 8010, 8041, 8210, 8241, 8610, 8641, 8710 and 8741


Adjustment procedures:
Take the adjustment knob which is supplied and fit it to the top of the dampers.
To adjust the damping force, the knob has to be turned in the direction of the arrow for
increased damping and to decrease in the opposite direction.
If you feel resistance do not use force, as the damper is in its end position.
After adjustment remove the adjusting knob in order to prevent possible damage of the bonnet.



The part# for your convertable GT is 8241.
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Ok great...also spoke with CS at AM...Koni's ordered

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Ok great...also spoke with CS at AM...Koni's ordered
Very cool! I'm glad to hear you went with the Koni's. They make a great suspension component, you're going to love that set up!

We look forward to hearing your feedback! Thanks for your business and loyalty. We really appreciate it!

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Old 02-26-2014, 09:04 PM   #9
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Also ended up ordering eibach pro kit springs...will remove sportsline...too low....brake kit and front and rear raxiom lighting..can't

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Can't wait for their arrival

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