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Icon 2.5 C/Os + King 14x700 Springs

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Slimwood Shady, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. Dr. Sleep

    Dr. Sleep Well-Known Member

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    With this preload, here is my lift measured from center of wheel to fender edge:

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  2. Dr. Sleep

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    Same lift measured from ground to fender edge, with approx, 33" tires:

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  3. Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady [OP] I love your mom!

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    Icon Ext Travel COs w/700lb King ID springs Icon VS 2.0 Rear Shocks All-Pro Expo Leaf Pack TC UCA Retrofit Headlights Wet Okles Weathertech Floor Mats TRD Exhaust ATO rear bumper w/swing out tire carrier ARB bumper Smittybilt XRC8 ATO IFS, Tranny, Transfer, and gas tanks skid 4x Innovation DOM sliders w/kickout

    That is about where I was with a stock bumper in the front :eek: I think I will have maybe an inch and a half of preload when the bumper and winch are installed...
     
  4. Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady [OP] I love your mom!

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    So I got the bumper and winch installed today. I had to crank on the coilovers a little, but they sill have aBout less than 2" of threads showing. I drove 75 miles today, and I have to say, it is a tad bit stiffer than with the 650lb springs, but still way better than with my 5100s set at 2.5"...I will post some pictures of the threads tomorrow :D
     
  5. Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady [OP] I love your mom!

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    I got them through DSM, I think they were only like $93 each. Don't know the part number. You can see them on their site though. Go to the king shocks, then the spings, they are the 3" ID springs, 14" long and 700 lbs.
     
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    Great thread guys, I have SAW 2.0 coil overs with 2.75 of preload that is only giving me 1.75 of lift :eek:

    I think I will order some 700lb king springs and try them out, I need to level my truck a bit since I have 4" of rake with all poo expo springs in the back.
     
  7. Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady [OP] I love your mom!

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    If you have the 2.0 you will need the 2.5" ID springs
     
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    correct

    I think I have 2.5 x 13" in there now and they are 650lb

    It dropped about an inch with a steel bumper and ifs skid
     
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    Slimwood Shady [OP] I love your mom!

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    :thumbsup:
     
  11. Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady [OP] I love your mom!

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    I would call Icon to see what they recommend. I know that Eibach discontinued the spring for 3". That is the spring Icon recommended I get, but Marco at DSM said King made them and could ship them the following day. Worked out well. Call him and see what he says...
     
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    ^^ Nevermind. I see you have SAW 2.0" external diameter
     
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    I have SAW 2.0's. Just did some measurements as I just wound them up some more, I now have 3.25" of preload on each side and only 2" of lift.
     
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    Slimwood Shady [OP] I love your mom!

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    IIRC, Icon made a 2.0 (2") coilover before it made a 2.5 version. If he has a 2.0 set up, then yes he will need a 2.5" spring.
     
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    Yeah, you're right. But I think they were known as Donahoe Racing when they had the 2.0" shockbody.
     
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    This is where I am at with the bumper and winch on and measuring 23.5-24" from center hub...


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    What's the ride like now compared to before and compared to stock?
     
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    Pretty sure hoe's were 2.5's!
     
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    I think the first coilovers Donahoe made for the Tacoma were assembled by Sway-A-Way and were 2.0" external diameter shock bodies.
     
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