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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
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Old Wed, Jan-07-2009, 12:34:07 AM   #11
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Did anyone make their own tool ?
Look at post #5.
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Old Wed, Jan-07-2009, 12:45:58 AM   #12
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my friend took a screwdriver with the removable tips and squeezed it in a vise and it works great!

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Old Sun, Feb-28-2010, 03:46:03 AM   #13
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so.... I guess Koni knob (long) will not fit at all?

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How do you guys fell with these shocks comparing to OEM? I believe my car is shacking too much. I got mine already as much softer t that I can, but still I feel every damn bump on the road.
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I believe these shocks are not meant to give a better ride than OEM.
These are performance shocks, more performance than OEM; therefore, I believe a driver will feel more bumps than before.

I have my setting at stiffest or near stiffest; and, I do feel more bumps, but my car doesn't rebound as much as before with lowering springs and OEM shocks and corners better.

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How do you guys fell with these shocks comparing to OEM? I believe my car is shacking too much. I got mine already as much softer t that I can, but still I feel every damn bump on the road.
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Default Re: How to adjust Koni yellow front struts ?

Reviving old thread.

Reading through many Koni Yellow threads for the E46 M3 and complaints from fellow E46 M3 members, it seems that Koni has mistakenly included the wrong Koni adjustment knobs with all of their Koni Yellow Shocks/Struts for the E46 M3. The ones they send with the E46 M3 shocks/struts are the white adjustment knobs but without the extension, which makes it unusable for the fronts. Luckily I kept my old Koni adjustment knob that came with my E36 shocks which had the extended knob. I recently installed my Koni Yellows and I'm surprised that Koni still continues to send their E46 M3 shocks with the wrong adjustment knob. Forces E46 M3 owners to either improvise with vise grips or buy the extended knob.

Below is the extended koni knob that should've come with the E46 M3 shocks/struts, from a quick search you can buy directly from Koni or ECSTuning, etc...

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Default Re: How to adjust Koni yellow front struts ?

FUQ this has been extremely over complicated and Im adding to a thread that is already two pages long! NEEDLE NOSE and done.
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Default Re: How to adjust Koni yellow front struts ?

I just use regular pliers. It's not a big deal at all. If you use the free negative camber mod, the center of the strut had is even closer inwards and more exposed which makes accessing the adjustment easier - though I don't know if you could get the koni knob in there still.
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Default Re: How to adjust Koni yellow front struts ?

In case it hasn't already been said, a 6mm socket with an extention and ratchet will do the adjustment just fine.
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In case it hasn't already been said, a 6mm socket with an extention and ratchet will do the adjustment just fine.
Yep, or a 1/4inch. No need for pliers or custom tools.
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