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Old 05-20-2016, 10:21 PM   #15
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I have the air suspension on my GT and am pleased with the ride. As this is my first RV I do not have a reference. That said I really like the fact that I can fine tune our position to level when we pull into campgrounds by pushing a button.
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Old 05-21-2016, 02:14 AM   #16
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What can you say about this set, guys?
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Old 05-21-2016, 02:18 AM   #17
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Here is the description what seller says about it:
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Old 05-21-2016, 07:43 AM   #18
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Mr. B,
We have all of those items on our 2011 Interstate. They significantly improve the cornering, sway, and driving in windy conditions. They do not help the rough ride in the back. As has been said many times in other posts, full air bag suspension is the only solution for that.
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Old 05-21-2016, 09:30 AM   #19
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What can you say about this set, guys?

I had these Koni shocks installed on all four corners about 35,000 miles ago. The seemed good at first but now the van is rocking more than ever. I think they might be shot.


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Old 05-21-2016, 09:37 AM   #20
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I had these Koni shocks installed on all four corners about 35,000 miles ago. The seemed good at first but now the van is rocking more than ever. I think they might be shot.
They might just need to be readjusted.
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Old 05-21-2016, 10:05 AM   #21
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I would not expect the loose there setting in this short time.
I have the front Koni sitting in the garage waiting to be installed.
Any recommendation on the setting?
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They might just need to be readjusted.

Only my front struts are adjustable. The rear are Koni FSD, which I don't think are adjustable. Ill have to check them out.


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Old 05-21-2016, 11:57 AM   #23
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Did you guys replaced the original shocks because they've failed, or you removed good working genuine shocks for improvement?
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Old 05-21-2016, 12:00 PM   #24
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My front Koni Reds are on fully dampened setting. I've read posts in old threads that some folks didn't like the fully dampened setting. However, I'm happy with the handling and ride up front (the back is still a bounce house). As Boxster said, the Koni FSDs are not adjustable.
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Old 05-21-2016, 12:02 PM   #25
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I replaced my original shocks primarily to improve handling in windy conditions. A good wind still pushes the bus around but every gust no longer deactivates the ESP (electronic stability program) which was very frustrating to deal with.
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I got the rear Koni's installed and yes they are adjustable. It is easy in and out each has only 2 bolts.
I removed my rear with 24k miles and it did some improvement.
The front is a little more complicated and need an alignment. Now I have finally the alignment issue right I really don't want to screw with it.
I have now 55k and should put the front Koni's in.
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I got the rear Koni's installed and yes they are adjustable. It is easy in and out each has only 2 bolts.
I removed my rear with 24k miles and it did some improvement.
The front is a little more complicated and need an alignment. Now I have finally the alignment issue right I really don't want to screw with it.
I have now 55k and should put the front Koni's in.
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You must have the red Konis on rear that are adjustable. My Koni FSDs are gold color and not adjustable. I probably should have gotten the red adjustable model. The rears are easy to change.


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Old 05-21-2016, 04:34 PM   #28
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Need an advice from your experience Mike,

as I don't want to mess up with my perfect alignment,
and because I am satisfied with the handling of the bus,
and since I just need to make a rear ride softer,

what if I just will:
1) replace rear stock shock to gold Koni,
2) insert the rubber so-called Sumo "springs",
3) and install the rear sway bar.

Would these three things improve the rear ride on the road bumps? If yes, don't I really may not do the wheel alignment after these things installation?

If anyone also know it, please comment!
Thanks everybody,
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