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Old 07-02-2015, 08:41 PM   #1
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Pss9 damping adjustment....

.....its like winding a watch. If you are around 4 or 5, you could end up at three just by putting the cap back on. The detents are just way too fine; it's like cracking a safe under there; I literally listen and count the tumblers....eeer em detents rather.

Is there a better way?

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Old 07-02-2015, 09:37 PM   #2
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Don 't complain, since the KWV3 have to be adjusted at top and the bottom ones being very inaccessible, requiring a shortened Allen wrench...
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Old 07-02-2015, 10:15 PM   #3
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Jaykay, next time you have the wheels removed and can get to the adjuster, you can remove the knurled adjustment wheel (Allan key grub screw). Inside is a small steel ball that rolls over a detent wheel - remove, clean and lightly oil, and it will feel much better.
As a matter of interest, 2 of my adjusters feel good while the other 2 feel very ordinary.
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Sounds....good thanks for the tip

Feel a bit like a watch maker though
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I'd suggest that it doesn't really matter - even though there are 9 settings, there is very little (if any) difference between the three groups of three settings, i.e., 1-3 are the roughly the same, 4-6 are the same, and 7-9 are the same.

Just set to soft, medium, or stiff.
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This could very well be....I have only gone to extremes as you suggested ..........(I find 9 unuseable ......5 nice for the street) just wanted it equal side to side
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I'd suggest that it doesn't really matter - even though there are 9 settings, there is very little (if any) difference between the three groups of three settings, i.e., 1-3 are the roughly the same, 4-6 are the same, and 7-9 are the same.

Just set to soft, medium, or stiff.
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Can you adjust compression And rebound on the PSS's..?
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Thstone,

Can you adjust compression And rebound on the PSS's..?
One adjustment, one adjustment only.

For mostly street use I recommend full soft. I had my street/track car set to 5 and left it there.
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Old 07-04-2015, 12:33 PM   #9
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I believe the adjustment is for bump (compression) damping only.

I am with topless 4/5 is great for everything. Full soft just does not work well on my car....perhaps it because I have a wider track than most. The car can get way too unsettled on 9... Almost a bit alarming at speed. I might try 1 up front one day to see I can get more turn in feel

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