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Best Answer whistler , 31 July 2020 - 08:26 AM

I run standard rubber cones with KYB gas_adjust at the front and standard shocks at the rear. Seems to work fine. Some passenegers have remarked that it's a much more comfortable ride than their own mini.

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#1 ads7

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Posted 30 July 2020 - 08:27 PM

Running 18 month old Red dot cones at front and old standard cones at rear with good standard shocks. Too bouncy for my liking.

I'm looking to retain compliance but stop bouncy ride. Do kybs achieve this without being harder than the standard shocks? Or do I need to go save up and go adjustable?

#2 whistler

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Posted 31 July 2020 - 08:26 AM   Best Answer

I run standard rubber cones with KYB gas_adjust at the front and standard shocks at the rear. Seems to work fine. Some passenegers have remarked that it's a much more comfortable ride than their own mini.



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Posted 31 July 2020 - 08:28 AM

I run standard rubber cones with KYB gas_adjust at the front and standard shocks at the rear. Seems to work fine. Some passenegers have remarked that it's a much more comfortable ride than their own mini.


Just the answer I was looking for thanks! 👍

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Posted 31 July 2020 - 02:08 PM

I run kyb all around on regular cones. It was substantially less bouncy than the factory shock I had on prior. It is a bit more firm but nothing crazy. My wife says its less like a pogo stick now.

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Posted 31 July 2020 - 04:15 PM

Got to keep the wives happy. Kybs sound just the ticket

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Posted 31 July 2020 - 04:17 PM

Will try fronts only first then add rears if necessary

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Posted 02 August 2020 - 03:52 PM

Another vote for KYB from me.  Cuts down on the choppy ride.



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Posted 02 August 2020 - 05:08 PM

And me, red spot cones on the front and kyb gas a just shocks handles like a mini should.

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Posted 03 August 2020 - 05:06 AM

How low is the suspension at the front, and how much room is there till the top arm hits the bumpstop?

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Posted 03 August 2020 - 05:20 AM

Still bedding in at the moment, so not low at all and plenty of room need to drive some more and then adjust the hilo’s

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Posted 03 August 2020 - 05:40 PM

All positive feedback guys. Must get round to ordering some, jonspeed look to be cheap I'll give them a call to confirm the advertised price

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Posted 05 August 2020 - 08:37 PM

Took a bumpy route to convince Jen just how much The Moo rides like a kangaroo. Worked a treat.

Bagged a front pair of new kyb silver gas a just for fifty quid inc p&p off ebay just now and looking forward to trying them out

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Posted Yesterday, 07:32 PM

Newbie question: Do the Red Dot cones require HiLos or can they fit/work with standard trumpets? Both front & rear? 

 

Thx.



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Posted Today, 07:51 AM

Newbie question: Do the Red Dot cones require HiLos or can they fit/work with standard trumpets? Both front & rear?

Thx.


The red dot cones do require hi-lo's as they are higher:

https://www.minispar...c/C-STR687.aspx




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