Koni STR.T - driving impressions?

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  1. Tillerman77

    Tillerman77 Member

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    I am considering a set of these for my 97 Cobra. Does anyone have any driving impressions for these struts and shocks?

    Scott
     
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    I believe those are the orange ones I have. 4+ years and 34-40k miles later, they're still acting like new. I was going to buy the reds, but they went out of production, so I got these instead. I love them.
    My car is stock ride height, if it matters.

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    Thanks. My Cobra is at stock ride height as well, although the STR.T series also work for lowered applications.
    Yes, orange Koni = STR.T series. Koni STR.T.JPG
     
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    Got them on my lowered 98 GT with Cobra brakes. So far so good!
    front brakes.jpg
     
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    Ran those on our 06. Decent set up. It really helped the ride with the lowering springs. Which is saying a lot for the springs that were installed.
     
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    I used a set on my last Fox Notch, no complaints. I'm a complete fan of Bilstein but for the money the STR's are good.
     
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    Thanks everyone. I would like to be a big fan of Bilstein, but budget needs intervene.
     
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    Hey PinkieT, nice set up but the brakes look like they need more driving!
     
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    They had been sitting in the garage for two years before I was able to install them. Pic was while it was still on jack stands. They are nice and shiny now!
     
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    Fantastic, those horses need to run!
     
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    We have them on our S197 with a mild drop and they work well.
     
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    The car came with Eibach springs, which I'm not a fan of. I kept trying to get her to switch to something better, but she loved the stance.
     
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    I believe we have Steeda Sport springs on my wife’s car. It needed to be lowered a little more, IMO, but when she upgraded to 20’s it looks just right.
     
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    I don't know about the KONI'S. I have the KYB Adjustable Shocks I installed on my '03 GT back in '09. They have been fantastic on my Mustang. Did the TAIL OF THE DRAGON a couple years ago, and again at the end of this month. I'm impressed with them. Still feel like new from 11 years ago. Just a suggestion.
     

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