In this video, KONI’s Lee Grimes will show you how to properly install KONI strut insert performance dampers made to fit inside your factory OEM strut housing, for when a complete KONI strut isn’t available for your particular application.

You can watch the nearly six-minute video here, which will take you step by step through the installation process:

A variety of tools are needed for the job, including:

  • Hammer
  • Center punch
  • Drill
  • 1/8″ (or 3mm) drill bit
  • 1/2″ (or 12-13mm) drill bit
  • Tape
  • Round file (under 1/2″)
  • Small flat file
  • Hacksaw
  • Bench vise
  • Marking pen
  • Tape measure
  • 5/16″ hex key
  • Oil receptacle
  • Thread locker
  • Paper towels
  • Gloves
  • Safety glasses
Author: Matt Griswold

After a 10-year newspaper journalism career, Matt Griswold spent another decade writing about the automotive aftermarket and motorsports. He was part of the original OnAllCylinders editorial team when it launched in 2012.