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Old 08-04-2005, 09:04 AM   #1
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Default Koni Shock Absorbers? or TRD Shocks/Struts?

Well I am considering on purchasing some shocks soon for my lovely xB. I am currently running on these R*SR downsprings. So far my ride has gotten pretty rough since my springs. Well I juss read that the koni shocks are adjustable so I leaned a bit toward it, but then again... TRD is TRD. So people with Koni shocks and TRD Shocks... any suggestions?
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Old 08-04-2005, 01:20 PM   #3
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Get the Koni's, I have the TRD's and they have gone soft before/around the 30k mark. Mostly highway driving too. About a year and a half old now.
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Changing out the rear shock only to a Koni really helps the ride. If you have the cash, splurge for the whole set.
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FYI, we have the Koni's for the xB in stock and they are priced as follows:

Koni Sport Front fitment @ $166.00 *
Koni Sport Rear @ $100.00 *

* = Plus shipping.

Feel free to call me if you would like to place an order, or if ordering online at: http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=DJ1&...sion/index.jsp feel free to enter my name at the end of the order in the "Previous Contacts" area and I will be glad to keep an eye on your order as it processes!
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I'm guessing that's $166 and $100 a piece? so.. $532 plus shipping?
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You can also get them at LTB Motorsports and Sohi Performance (http://www.sohiperformance.com/ directs to their eBay store) for a few bucks less with free shipping.
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Used to have an '82 RX-7 which I used to autocross. Installed a set of Koni shocks/struts & it made the already rough ride waaaaaaay rougher!! That was with the adjustable front struts at the softest setting. There are benefits when competing, but made the car a lot harder to live with day to day.

I've heard the the xB has a rough ride to begin with, so wonder about intalling these rock-hard Konis.
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Used to have an '82 RX-7 which I used to autocross. Installed a set of Koni shocks/struts & it made the already rough ride waaaaaaay rougher!! That was with the adjustable front struts at the softest setting. There are benefits when competing, but made the car a lot harder to live with day to day.

I've heard the the xB has a rough ride to begin with, so wonder about intalling these rock-hard Konis.
This is completely not the case for the XB!!!! Your experience with the RX-7 does not apply as not all Koni's are the same.
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thanx you guyz. Yea, I know probably the best place to order them is on LTB motorsports cuz their prices are really good. I'm going to drop by tomorrow the autoshop I go to where I live and ask if they can give me a better price. Thanx again all my scion-fellers =)
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This is the best price I could find. I know it is an old thread but I found it when I was trying to decide on whether to go with the Koni sport yellow struts and shocks so I thought I'd share.

Koni 8710-1403Sport & 80-2827Sport Sport Series Yellow Shocks for a Toyota Echo Scion xB xA Free Shipping
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