Monthly Archive: May 2016

Removing Koni Bump Stop 0

Koni Adjustment

Contrary to common knowledge the 308’s Koni shock absorbers are adjustable but only for rebound, not height. Before I removed the shocks from the car they seemed too stiff. I assumed they were either...

Disassembled Ferrari 308 coilover 0

Front coilovers disassembled

Disassembly is straightforward. Compress the spring enough to release the pressure on the lower perch and the semi circular clips, remove the clips, pull off the perch, and slowly decompress the spring again, remove...

Ferrari 308 bushes 0

Back to stock: rubber bushes

Four years ago I changed the worn out rubber suspension bushes on the 308 to more modern polyurethane alternatives. The polyurethane bushes are more rigid than the rubber versions and were quite a common ‘upgrade’ back when...

Ferrari 308 rear suspension outer bush 0

The rear outer bushes are shot

Above are two rubber seals from my left rear suspension. The seals are completely shot. Another seal was missing completely. I’m fairly sure that these have never been replaced in the cars lifetime. I’m not...