What made you choose this particular product?
Wanted to go slightly lower and improve handling. I was tired of the characteristic understeer of the stock setup in the 9-3 and figured a good way to start solving that was with better suspension and tires.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
Yes, also considered Bilstein but for this application Koni is the better choice IMO
Was it easy to install? Any installation tips that will help others?
Fairly easy. Get yourself and impact and a torque wrench and it can be done in an afternoon. I had to drive around a lot to find the right tools but it is definitely doable on your own with the right tools. The rear lower control arm can be detached for easy spring removal instead of messing with spring compressors, I wish I had known that before cutting spring compressors to fit back there.
Once you've had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
Absolutely blown away with the difference. It rides smoother, handles endlessly better, and was not too difficult when all things were said and done to install. If I can keep up with a SCCA autoX prepped miata on the Dragon then you know this was a major improvement. Before I'd be lucky to get through a corner without tire squeal and major front plow.
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