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How to rebuild ICON/DR coilovers

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by goomba, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. Oct 18, 2012 at 12:24 PM
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    goomba

    goomba [OP] It is a Fluid Situation

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  2. Oct 18, 2012 at 12:49 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    Nice video Josh. +1

    lol @ 2:08
     
  3. Oct 18, 2012 at 3:05 PM
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    Strong work man!

    What special tools were needed?.....as everyone seems to whine about re-building Icons.
     
  4. Oct 18, 2012 at 4:37 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    only special tool i know of is a needle valve adapter needed to recharge them with nitrogen. that's only for the non-reservior shocks though. the reservior equipped ones have a standard schrader valve.
     
  5. Oct 18, 2012 at 9:19 PM
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    goomba [OP] It is a Fluid Situation

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    Ya first off i spilled oil everywhere, then the stupid white inner seal would not come out... If that part where i took the seal off the screw driver was a little longer you would see me throw the seal. lol and @sublime you can take them to your local polaris, or bike/dirtbike shop they have the same needle.

    NOTE: All i got from icon was the rebuild kit, thats it
     
  6. Oct 18, 2012 at 9:58 PM
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    What did that run?
     
  7. Oct 19, 2012 at 5:47 AM
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    goomba [OP] It is a Fluid Situation

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    Cost about 25 bucks for both. yours will be close to that sometimes lower.
     
  8. Oct 19, 2012 at 5:16 PM
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    Sweet man!
     
  9. Jun 19, 2013 at 3:28 PM
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    If I send them to you broken down (no sprin and bolt on parts just shock body drained) and empty can you clean and rebuild them for me? Ill buy oil and charge them myself I just don't have a bench and vice. Ill supply the seal kits as well with the shocks. How much $$$ I can pay pal ya.
     
  10. Nov 9, 2013 at 10:21 AM
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    So I'm planning on doing this within the next month. My Donahoe's are really needing it. Overall it looks like a pretty straight forward, but I'm wondering about making them extended. I'm not 100% sure if they are extended as Icon doesn't have the part numbers anymore to check. I always heard you remove a spacer to extended them, but the video talks about shaving down the spacer. Can anyone else elaborate on this?
     
  11. Dec 14, 2013 at 4:03 PM
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    I have a 2010 swb with Icons. I ordered spacers to extend them. The first gens may be different. The only thing that I have never been sure on and the Icon guys have never had an exact answer is what is the depth of the dividing piston. As far as pitted shafts I used 600/1000/1500 sand paper and cleaned them up. That many not work in all situations. I have a post somewhere on my rebuild.
     
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