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Old 05-22-2013, 12:03 PM   #1
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Hey y'all I have a question,

Getting a new bumper welded up and it's obviously heavier than the stock plastic one (don't know the weight). My question is do our 5-lugs have any options to counter extra weight (say like an ARB bumper).

I have a Fat Bob's lift and I'm on 32s.
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:16 AM   #4
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i just did it. man the price hurts but imho its worth it. SDHQ keeps saying they have ICON stuff on the shelf. I would say check with them first otherwise it's a 3 week wait minimum.
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Old 05-23-2013, 11:41 AM   #6
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Im done with my build.
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:40 PM   #8
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Completely different. Feels smooth, transfers more of the road than stock. BUT less jarring then stock. A better ride then stock. Feels tuned. Goes from a weak 5lug to a strong truck.
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:41 PM   #9
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Where have you been Kyle? lol
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Completely different. Feels smooth, transfers more of the road than stock. BUT less jarring then stock. A better ride then stock. Feels tuned. Goes from a weak 5lug to a strong truck.
Sweet makes me excited to do this, I got that fat bobs lift and the roads are a bit rough..

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Where have you been Kyle? lol
Dude I know! Haha finally done with school so I'm starting my projects lol.... Getting a new bumper welded by my friend and it's too weighty for my current setup so looks like Duran is going MT this summer lol
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Dude I know! Haha finally done with school so I'm starting my projects lol.... Getting a new bumper welded by my friend and it's too weighty for my current setup so looks like Duran is going MT this summer lol
Thought that was the plan all along? What type of bumper? (prerunner, plate?)
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Thought that was the plan all along? What type of bumper? (prerunner, plate?)
Oh yeah, it definitely was/is ... its a weld it yourself bumper kit.. lol

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Oh nice looks good.
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Oh nice looks good.
thanks man... can't wait to get it finished... after its all welded up I need to grind it make sure it all looks good THEN take it in and get it powder coated white
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thanks man... can't wait to get it finished... after its all welded up I need to grind it make sure it all looks good THEN take it in and get it powder coated white
Nice nice, mine is getting installed tomorrow
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Nice nice, mine is getting installed tomorrow


sweet man! make sure to post some pics super excited for you!
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sweet man! make sure to post some pics super excited for you!
Thanks man! and I will def post a ton of pics
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if you want to use OEM style struts, Sittin Sic Stock height coils are rated at 990 ppi, which is very stiff.

Unfortunately, they don't make them anymore.
well... lol...

Looks like the route im going will definitely be TC UCAs and 2.5" Icon shocks with coilvers..
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