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FOUND!! : Koni rear shocks for a late model
Date: June 11, 2020 09:37AM

WTB, a new set of Koni rear shocks for my late model.
I placed an order with Clark's for them, then I was notified they are out of stock, and not sure if/when they may have them? So if someone here has a set? Or knows of a different avenue to get them?
Thanks in advance...

Jeff K
64 Fitch Sprint convt
65 Fitch Sprint coupe
64 Greenbrier
70 Camaro ss 396

Just North of Jacksonville, FL.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 06/15/2020 02:09PM by MattNall.

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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: scottymac ()
Date: June 11, 2020 12:21PM

Jeff, I'll place an order for a set, too. Maybe if they see a little more interest, that'll help things move along?

Scott
Danville, In.
'65 Corsa basket case
'66 Monza coupe

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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: davemotohead ()
Date: June 11, 2020 01:52PM

You can buy them straight from Koni, also getting them re-valved for a Corvair makes them way better, Koni does that also.







1960 4dr sedan caveman car
1961 Rampside (Chetside)
1962 Rampside (Barnside)
1962 Short Rampside (Shortside)
1962 Monza 700 Wagon
1963 Monza 900 coup (General Nader)

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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Date: June 11, 2020 01:54PM

Scott that might help, but they also said they have been out since December..

Jeff K
64 Fitch Sprint convt
65 Fitch Sprint coupe
64 Greenbrier
70 Camaro ss 396

Just North of Jacksonville, FL.

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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Date: June 11, 2020 01:56PM

Thanks Dave, I will get in touch with them...

Jeff K
64 Fitch Sprint convt
65 Fitch Sprint coupe
64 Greenbrier
70 Camaro ss 396

Just North of Jacksonville, FL.

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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: texas yenko dude ()
Date: June 12, 2020 06:38AM

PM sent on contact info at Koni

Texas YENKO Dude
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YS-199
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Southeast of Disorder


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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: scottymac ()
Date: June 12, 2020 09:04AM

Chris,
I took Dave's advice, and looked at Koni's North American web site, but it doesn't list the Corvair. Do you know about a back door you could tell me about? TIA, Scott!

Scott
Danville, In.
'65 Corsa basket case
'66 Monza coupe

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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: isucorvair ()
Date: June 12, 2020 09:10AM

I think that Clarks has an exclusive agreement with Koni to provide shocks - including that Koni cannot sell them directly - or at least did.


Eric P>
DeWitt, IA

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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Date: June 12, 2020 09:45AM

isucorvair Wrote:
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> I think that Clarks has an exclusive agreement with Koni to provide shocks - including that Koni cannot sell them directly - or at least did.
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> Eric P>
> DeWitt, IA


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That was my reply from Koni today, that I have to go through Clark's, but Clark's has been out of stock since December, and they did not know if or when they will order more....

Jeff K
64 Fitch Sprint convt
65 Fitch Sprint coupe
64 Greenbrier
70 Camaro ss 396

Just North of Jacksonville, FL.

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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: cnicol ()
Date: June 12, 2020 10:56AM

I need to send my original Fitch/Koni dampers in for rebuilding. Would you mind PMing the contact info? Thanks!

Craig N. Coeur d'Alene ID.
66 Black Monza 4dr, 4.2L V8 49k
61 Seamist Jade Rampside 140 PG
60 Monza coupe (sold, sniff sniff)
66 Sprint Corsa convt - First car! Re-purchased 43 years later
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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: Seth Emerson ()
Date: June 12, 2020 07:43PM

The Koni distribution is more complex than that. Clarks is not supplied directly from Koni. Koni doesn't have any Corvair shocks right now. It is up in the air as to when they will. Many production facilities in Europe are still being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, including Koni. Corvair shocks are a tiny bit of Koni's strive to remain in business. Stay tuned.

Seth Emerson

Check my new Performance Corvair Web site [www.perfvair.com]

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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: v8vair ()
Date: June 14, 2020 06:31PM

You might look for a set of used Konis in just about any condition as longs as there not rusted away. Lee Grimes at Koni can have his guys rebuild them and make them externally adjustable if you like. The V8 racer has rebuilt custom valved on the front and rear.

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1964 Bill Thomas Monza Replica Racer
1964 Spyder Street Car
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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: isucorvair ()
Date: June 15, 2020 05:43AM

Ok, I'll bite - anyone have a set of USED Koni shocks for a LM laying around, that could be rebuilt?

Eric P
DeWitt, IA

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Re: WTB: Koni rear shocks for a late model
Date: June 15, 2020 02:07PM

Okay I have found a new set of koni, a forum member here has graciously sold me his set. Thanks to everyone for the info, and help!!!!

Jeff K
64 Fitch Sprint convt
65 Fitch Sprint coupe
64 Greenbrier
70 Camaro ss 396

Just North of Jacksonville, FL.

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Re: FOUND!! : Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: scottymac ()
Date: June 15, 2020 08:05PM

Some of us are STILL looking if there are any more angels out there!

Scott
Danville, In.
'65 Corsa basket case
'66 Monza coupe

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Re: FOUND!! : Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: scottymac ()
Date: June 23, 2020 09:48PM

Found that generous angel in Texas! Thank you very, very much, Chris!

Scott
Danville, In.
'65 Corsa basket case
'66 Monza coupe

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Re: FOUND!! : Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: scottymac ()
Date: June 25, 2020 08:47AM

Received a note from Clarks they have new rear Koni shocks in stock.

Scott
Danville, In.
'65 Corsa basket case
'66 Monza coupe

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Re: FOUND!! : Koni rear shocks for a late model
Posted by: impadjoe ()
Date: July 01, 2020 08:47AM

Clark's shipped them to me on the 25th. Got them 2 days later and put them on.

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