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Old 08-05-2012, 06:25 PM   #1
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Rear Koni shock question

I'm working on miragesmack's sedan and I have Koni adjustable shocks to install in the back. On the little instruction sheet I'm sure what its asking me to drill?

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Old 08-05-2012, 06:28 PM   #2
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I just installed Koni rear shocks on my focus and I didn't have to drill anything. Mine however weren't adjustable so I'm not sure if it makes a difference, the hole for the shock was plenty big for the new one no problem. Maybe someone with the adjustable shocks can chime in but that's the best I've got for you right now.

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Old 08-05-2012, 06:40 PM   #3
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I'd fit the shock up from the bottom & feed it thru the shock tower in the rear making sure you have the insulater installed on the shock w/ the shock bumper & then feed it up & put the top retainer & insulater & tighten & then go to the bottom & fit the lower part w/ the shock bolt & tighten. I have know idea why they would want you to drill. What ever DO NOT DRILL the SHOCK <<<<<
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Their showing that the hole in the large metal washer (the one in the upper rubber bushing/mount) that goes on the very top of the shocks shaft has to be made bigger. Simply see if this washer will fit over the strut rod. If not drill the hole larger (I think the instruction shows its 8mm and needs to be enlarged to 12mm.
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