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Old 10-20-2013, 03:46 PM   #1
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Koni/ FSD Eibach pro kit, very noticeable Rake

hello all
i installed the koni FSD Eibach Pro kit over the summer
i gave it a few months thinking they would settle but they are not
the front is alot lower than the rear, and its very noticeable
i read somewhere that this tends to happen with this kit but i cannot find the thread about it
anyone have any ideas, should i remove the spring pads?
i just do not know what to do
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Old 10-20-2013, 03:57 PM   #2
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i would like to make the rear lower to match the front
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Old 10-20-2013, 03:57 PM   #3
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Re: Koni/ FSD Eibach pro kit, very noticeable Rake

I have the same kit and had the same issue--so, I removed the upper/lower springs pads with great results. It'll make you smile. Do it.

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Old 10-20-2013, 04:20 PM   #4
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but how about metal on metal contact, wouldnt that be a bad thing.
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Old 10-20-2013, 04:28 PM   #5
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Re: Koni/ FSD Eibach pro kit, very noticeable Rake

The weight settles onto the spring and doesn't allow it to move, unless you raise the car with a jack. The pads are on there to help with any possible rattle and what not. Many have done this with no negative results and great outcomes. I also did it and I love it, absolutely no rattling and it looks awesome.

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Old 10-20-2013, 07:16 PM   #6
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Did you do it?

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Old 10-21-2013, 06:55 PM   #7
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not yet i will soon
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