IPD sale XeMODeX - Experts in Volvo Electronics
Did you know? 🤔
Logged in users can get email notification of topic replies Log in or register (free).
Amazon Link Buy anything with this and it helps MVS!

Koni Special Active

Help, Advice and DIY Tutorials on Volvo's extremely popular car line -- Volvo's 1990s "bread and butter" cars -- powered by the ubiquitous and durable Volvo inline 5-cylinder engine.

1992 - 1997 850, 850 R, 850 T5-R, 850 T5, 850 GLT
1997 - 2000 S70, S70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70, V70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70-XC
1997 - 2004 C70

crispinds
Posts: 2
Joined: Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:31 pm
Year and Model: 1998 V70XR
Location: MA
Has thanked: 0
Been thanked: 0
United States of America
crispinds

Koni Special Active

Post by crispinds » Wed Apr 15, 2020 5:38 pm

Application Notes:Does not fit models with self-leveling suspension.
Koni Special Active Shocks 8745 1016

I'm getting ready to do major front end work on my 98 V70XC, spring seats, struts, bump stop, etc. I'm trying to find the best struts I can that are better than OE/Sachs. The Koni Special Active, formerly FSD is what I'm looking into, from my understanding the front end on all of our (p80) models is the same, so the above quote from Koni's website should not deter me, correct?

scot850
Posts: 5919
Joined: Mon Apr 05, 2010 2:46 pm
Year and Model: 2000 V70 R
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Has thanked: 12 times
Been thanked: 210 times
Canada
scot850

Re: Koni Special Active

Post by scot850 » Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:58 am

Is this being sold as a set? If so, and it includes the rears this may be why it has this statement. I don't have access to my Vida just now to look at front end part numbers to confirm if regular AWD and V70XC front shocks are the same. Mind you, most of the AWD come with the rear self-leveling shocks, so maybe the web-site is set up to automatically exclude your model.

I know the FWD and AWD models use the same front shocks, but don't know about the V70XC.

I am currently trying to fix my Vida laptop and if successful will try to look this up.

Neil.
2000 V70 R - still being an endless PITA
2006 XC70
2003 Toyota 4Runner V8 Limited
2015 Kia Sportage EX-L
1993 850 GLT -Sold
1998 V70 XC - Sold
1997 Volvo 850 SE NA - Went to niece in California - Sold
2000 V70 SE NA - New project and test bed - Sold

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post