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6" Fabtech Basic kit using OEM shocks on TRD sports

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Shaggs, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Mar 25, 2012 at 10:27 PM
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    Shaggs

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    Anyone running this kit, does it ride pretty well or is it better to just get coilovers and go full out. Also, has anyone done the basic kit and later swapped out for ICON 6" coilovers or kings?

    I want to do 6" lift and the Fabtech basic seems like best bang for the buck. Thanks for any input in advance.
     
  2. Mar 26, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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    bsteinkamp

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    Just had my lift installed getting a lot of vibration throught all speeds?
     
  3. Mar 26, 2012 at 7:17 PM
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    Im pretty sure my68ur8trd is running icons on his fabtech.
     
  4. Mar 26, 2012 at 7:23 PM
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    It feel like the drive shaft but might be tire pressure i guess it get louder the faster i go?
     
  5. Mar 26, 2012 at 7:29 PM
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    I had King coilover on my truck then installed the Fabtech 6" lift it has the front about an 1" or more higher than the rear thus took them out and but the stck ones back it. So far I've been happy with the ride and looks.
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  6. Mar 26, 2012 at 7:31 PM
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    Yeah check out his build. I don't think he had any issues with them.
     
  7. Mar 26, 2012 at 9:30 PM
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    That's Fabtech Basics with TRD Bilstein OEM up front? The height looks perfect to me. And if it rides well that's pretty much what I'd be going for. Did you get the dirt logic rears? Also what size tires you running...
     
  8. Mar 26, 2012 at 11:10 PM
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    lightemup is running kings and bump stops on his fabtech lift. He jumps his stuff to.
     
  9. Mar 27, 2012 at 5:11 AM
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    Just have the standard shocks in the rear got some vibration going to take it back to the shop. I'm running 285/70/17.
     
  10. Apr 2, 2012 at 3:18 AM
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    my fingers are crossed for a generous tax return...so i can get the icon 6" coil overs lol
     
  11. Apr 2, 2012 at 12:16 PM
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    I hope it comes through, your truck is lookin great already
     
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