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Old 05-19-2011, 06:27 PM   #1
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Are my Koni Sports bad?

The Konis up front have a light tacky grime built up on them beneath the spring perches but it is not wet anywhere with oil and is clean on top of the shock itself where the shaft seal is.blocks have been on the car for 100k miles and seem to operate fine when driving, otherwise.

I have seen blown shocks on other cars and they are defiantly oily and obvious. The shock looks almost black rather than yellow because of this. is this build up from something else?

Reason I ask is that I am replacing the springs and want to avoid doing the job twice.
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