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KONI STR.T Rear Shock (87-93 V8)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Improves Handling Performance
    • Twin-Tube Gas Pressure Design
    • Ideal Stock/Upgrade Replacement
    • Non-Adjustable Damper
    • Orange Finish
    • (1) Rear Shock - Sold Individually
    • Fits 1987-1993 V8

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    Hey, Stephanie with, and I'm going to be talking about the Koni STRT shocks and struts available for your '87 to '93 V8 Mustangs. Koni is, no doubt, one of the premier manufacturers of shocks and struts in the world, whether we're talking about OEM or aftermarket suspension tuning, and they've been making variations of the modern-day shock absorber since the 1930s. If you're looking to make your Mustang ride and handle better, Koni would be a great place to start. The STRTs are going to be Koni's entry level dampener with the next step up being Koni's sports or yellows, which are adjustable. So with that being said, the STRTs will cost less but they're non-adjustable when it comes to the dampening. They will still provide you with a sporty and firm ride and, more importantly, they're better designed to be used with a wide variety of aftermarket spring options, especially when you compare them to the factory shocks and struts. The Konis here are a twin-tube shock and strut design, and that's something that you'll find with a lot of the aftermarket dampeners in this price range. If you wanted to go monotube, like a Bilstein, for instance, then you'll have to spend a few more bucks, but again, if you're looking for a good solid upgrade over your worn out factory shocks and struts, then the STRTs are a great option. And a lot of customers have told us just that. Just read some of the customer reviews on the product pages, and you'll see how many customers feel about the performance of the STRTs. Getting the new shocks and struts installed really isn't too hard of a job, especially if you have access to a lift. Either way, just figure a few hours to get the fronts and rears knocked out and don't forget a spring compressor when you're getting ready for the install. As always, guys, you know that you can reach out to a Mustang expert at any time if you ever have any questions about a particular product or even an install and they'd be more than happy to help you out. So if you're looking to upgrade the worn out, or possibly blown, factory shocks and struts for your daily driver or your weekend warrior, and you don't want to break the bank while doing so, then be sure to check out the Koni STRTs for your '87 to '93 V8 Mustang here at

    Improves Handling Performance. Upgrade the suspension of your classic Foxbody Mustang with Koni STR.T Street Rear shocks for improved handling and performance. STR.T Shocks are Koni's entry level performance line designed to be direct fit replacements for your factory shocks and are compatible with both stock and aftermarket springs.

    Quaility Construction. Non-adjustable, this Koni STR.T Street Series rear shock features a gas pressurized twin-tube design with a larger-diameter piston for optimum street performance. This shock is completed in a durable orange finish with the world-famous KONI logo.

    Application. This Koni STR.T Street Rear Shock is designed for use on the 1987 to 1993 5.0L V8 Mustangs, including the LX 5.0, GT and SVT Cobra. Sold individually.

    Note: Coupon codes cannot be applied to this product.

    Fitment: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 Details

    What's in the Box
    • (1) Rear Shock
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Placement: Rear Adjustable: No
    Year: 1987-1993 Model: V8
    Manufacture: Koni Material: Steel
    Will it fit my Mustang?
    • GT - 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93
    • LX - 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93

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    I need to know if this shock will keep my 1988 from bottoming out as I have the KYB excels on it now,But think they are for stock height app..I have the SR Springs on it and it bottoms out..So I need a shock to match the springs


    • Hi, These KONI STR.T Rear Shocks are a great replacement and should keep you from bottoming out, But depending what your build is you might want to check out the KONI Sport Adjustable Rear Shock Item #384828 they are adjustable and will allow you to stiffen or soften the ride. Here is the link

      Chris J

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    Customer Reviews (23) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.8

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Afternoon

    Installation Cost:0-$100

    • Handling Improvement 4.571429 4.6
    • Ride Quality 4.714286 4.7
    • Fit 5 5
    • Bang For Your Buck 4.761905 4.8

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      January 07, 2017

      Koni STR.T Rear shocks

      Good upgrade for factory shocks , good fit and finish .


      Year: 1979 Submodel: Other

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      January 02, 2017

      Great shock and great price

      Noticeable handling improvement over OEM. Installed easily and look/ride great.


      Year: 1993 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      August 18, 2016

      Well Built

      Quality is in the build we will see how they last but I am thinking a long time


      Year: 1992 Submodel: Other

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    • 5/5

      July 14, 2016

      What a nice solid ride for the price

      I just recently purchased my 90 vert 5.0 and it was lowered. The ride was horrible to say the least but I did some research on replacement shocks and struts and was up in the air. Decided to pull the plug and buy these and love them. The mustang had Monroe sensatracs on the rear and Napa reflex struts on the front. It was horrible especially being it's lowered 2 inches. The price was unbeatable and words cannot describe the difference these made even being 2 inches low


      Year: 1990 Submodel: Other

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      May 14, 2015

      Nice shock for the money.

      Bought these to replace some blown rear shocks in my '89 coupe 5.0 Improved the ride tremendously and corners well. I am happy with them.


      Year: 1989 Submodel: Other Atlanta, GA.

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    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      August 22, 2014

      good quality shock

      I have these shocks paired with SR Performance springs and when upgrading to these there was a very noticeable difference over stock shocks, the ride quality is good and firm but not too harsh. Handling was also greatly improved


      Year: 1995 Submodel: GT Georgia

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      May 08, 2013

      Noticeable ride quality improvement!

      Very happy with these shocks. I was looking for another set of shocks after I installed the lowering springs, these took the bounce right out, couldn't be happier with them! Thx AM!


      Year: 1992 Submodel: Other NC

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      April 27, 2017


      Look great and ride great did not take long to put em on think it took longer to jack it up and git the tools thanks AMERICAN MUSCLE


      Year: 1989 Submodel: Other

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      November 28, 2016

      Great value and performance

      Very impressed. For $110 the car rides excellent. No more jolting in the rear under uneven road conditions and moderate bumps. Would recommend.


      Year: 1991 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Full Day

      May 09, 2016

      Koni SHOCK

      Bought these to replace the old worn out ones that the owner before me had on there.. I had them put on a few days ago and man oh man eat a difference in ride quality. I would and have recommended them to friends.


      Year: 1989 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 13, 2015


      These shocks are very!!! nice for non adjustable.The car rides better,Thier Koni..


      Year: 1988 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      October 22, 2014

      Great shocks

      Better than the previous kyb shocks I had on the car. With these and upper and lower control arms my car hooks hard !!


      Year: 1990 Submodel: GT Va

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    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 23, 2014

      Old Blown Out Stock Shocks

      Installation a breeze, They will do til I get all the New Suspension, Not bad for the price,


      Year: 1993 Submodel: GT Northern KY

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      June 24, 2014

      Koni shock

      I was in need of new shocks and I didn't know what ones to get so I decided to go with the Koni's and I do not regret that decision! Installation was about 2 hours and I love the way my car rides now! I highly recommend this to anyone that needs new shocks.


      Year: 1990 Submodel: Other Elko, Elko New Market, MN 55020, USA

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      May 29, 2014


      Excellent product! worth every penny, not very hard to install, the old shock were harder to remove


      Year: 1987 Submodel: Other Denver, CO, USA

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    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      May 02, 2014

      Koni STR.T rear shocks are great!

      Was very impressed with these shocks. Stock replacements would have been $65 so I decided to spend the extra cash and get the Koni's. Handling is slightly improved as are hard launches. Stiffened the ride just a bit over stock. Overall I am happy with these and would purchase them again for my 90 vert.


      Year: 1990 Submodel: GT Kings Mountain, NC, USA

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: 0-$100

      April 05, 2014

      1993 GT

      Improved ride quality look great well worth the money


      Year: 1993 Submodel: GT Kentucky, USA

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      March 22, 2014

      Koni STR.T

      Great product and great ride quality. Great bang for the buck specially with the sale price!


      Year: 1993 Submodel: GT Garden City, MI, USA

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      April 21, 2013

      Great Upgrade For Suspension

      The Koni STR.T (orange) struts and shocks were an easy install and provide a somewhat stiffer feel with improved handling characteristics as compared to the OEM equipment. These were direct replacement parts and came with all attachment hardware needed. These are a great upgrade for your old rundown suspension.....and very cost effective.


      Year: 1993 Submodel: GT CT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      May 10, 2017

      Great Value

      went from old air shocks to these on 93 GT with lowering springs, unbelieveable differance !!!! should of made this change a long time ago.


      Year: 1993 Submodel: GT

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