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6" Fabtech with 2.5 Fox Coilovers??

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by MADtaco09, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. Apr 9, 2012 at 6:13 PM
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  2. Apr 9, 2012 at 7:27 PM
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    Why not just do mid travel instead of a DB lift:confused:
     
  3. Apr 9, 2012 at 7:32 PM
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    I doubt this will work for your application seeing as how it's a drop bracket lift and the LCA mounting points are lower than stock.
     
  4. Apr 9, 2012 at 7:35 PM
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    You can but you gotta order up custom pair it'll end costing 1900 bucks just for shocks but if you got the money I guess go for it
     
  5. Apr 9, 2012 at 11:54 PM
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    you might need a longer cup at the bottom of the shock.
     
  6. Apr 10, 2012 at 12:03 AM
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    for de looks! :rolleyes:

    Although I do not like DB lifts, some people do like the look. :)

    But I have nothing useful to contribute to the op...
     
  7. Apr 10, 2012 at 10:19 AM
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    the 2.5 fox shock will be to short for the Drop Bracket application unless you customize the shock.
     
  8. Apr 10, 2012 at 1:30 PM
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    Okay, thanks for the help!:)
     
  9. Apr 10, 2012 at 1:31 PM
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    Would king coilovers fit?
     
  10. Apr 10, 2012 at 6:13 PM
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  11. Apr 11, 2012 at 12:44 PM
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    curious, if your going with the Fabtech kit why not just get their coilover to go with it. ??
     
  13. Apr 13, 2012 at 10:28 AM
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    because for a kit that is like 3500 to 3900 K you might as well get the 6 inch with way better shocks than dirtlogic. If i was paying that much i know i wouldnt get anything but kings for the front aleast.
     
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    ok... are the KING coilovers really worth the extra $700 :confused: ...
     
  15. Apr 13, 2012 at 1:52 PM
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    yea they are race proven and they easier to rebuild. I know with Pro comp you have to send the shocks to pro comp because supposely they have special machince to do this. Alll it is rubber seals, oil and nitrogen.

    YOu could look into icon's to.
     
  16. Apr 13, 2012 at 4:21 PM
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    X2
     
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    Thank you for your answers and sorry to the OP for the thread jack....

    Im putting my parts list together for a Taco build im planning, and thus why im asking... we are considering the 6" Fabtech lift, along with Total Chaos control arms, I will be looking into the Icon coilovers and other options, but we might just end up going with the dirt logic coilovers and rear shocks...
     
  18. Apr 13, 2012 at 5:03 PM
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    no problem man hope you can get a killer build going :D
     
  19. Oct 22, 2012 at 7:49 PM
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    Looking for the same information..

    If the "basic" Fabtech 6" kit works with factory coil overs, by using a spacer.. couldn't it also work with the Fox 2.5 setup, if spacers were still used?

    I realize the suggested way would be to order the custom shocks along with the Fabtech kit, but my truck already has the 2.5 Fox kit installed with ReadyLift spacers.. so I was wondering if I could leave that part as is since it's basically a 3" lift in the front to match the rear AAL.. and then just add the DB kit and the blocks it comes with but not use the spacers/AAL it comes with.
     
  20. Oct 23, 2012 at 12:06 PM
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    Anyone? I can't find an answer anywhere :(
     
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