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Icon coilovers or the King RR coilovers?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Bearskill, Sep 15, 2008.

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Icon coilovers or the King RR coilovers?

  1. Icon

    372 vote(s)
    50.7%
  2. King RR

    362 vote(s)
    49.3%
  1. Sep 15, 2008 at 5:45 AM
    #1
    Bearskill

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    O.K. I can't decide between getting the Icon coilovers or the King RR coilovers. I want to see witch people like more. The Kings are only $200 more than the Icons. Please cast your vote!:D
     
  2. Sep 15, 2008 at 5:53 AM
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    luk8272

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    Heads up the pole doesn't show up.
     
  3. Sep 15, 2008 at 6:06 AM
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    Bearskill

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    Ya. I don't know how to put up a graph or what not. If you guys would just say Icon or King. Then I can count it up.
     
  4. Sep 15, 2008 at 6:29 AM
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    luk8272

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    When you start a thread (maybe you can edit this one, Or a mod. could help us) at the bottom where you click submit thread there is a box you can check right above. Click it and all will be history, you just have to put the things you want up.

    I don't have any experience with either of these sorry.
     
  5. Sep 15, 2008 at 6:31 AM
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    I added a poll for you and fixed your title...
     
  6. Sep 15, 2008 at 6:32 AM
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    Bob is the man.
     
  7. Sep 15, 2008 at 6:44 AM
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    I <3 Kings.
     
  8. Sep 15, 2008 at 8:32 AM
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    Hey! Thanx Bob for hooking up the pole! I get back from a deployment in a couple months. I can't wait to hook up my 06. I really hope a lot of people reply to this pole so I have a good idea what to get. Thanx!:D
     
  9. Sep 15, 2008 at 8:34 AM
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    SocalMan22

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    What Mods!
    Personally i like kings cause of what my friend has put them through hell they sure take a beating!
     
  10. Sep 15, 2008 at 4:27 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Operationally, There is not much difference between the two. They are both Nitrogen charged oil damped coilovers with 650# springs. The only difference would be the dampening caracteristics, and build quality. IMHO, I think the Kings are the better ones. :D
     
  11. Sep 15, 2008 at 6:40 PM
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    I love the ICON's myself, I run them on my 07 FJ Cruiser.
    I bought mine from Donahoe Racing before they became ICON. The kings are made for a wide verity of vehicles, so they aren't made specifically for the Taco. The ICON's on the other hand are made around the Taco and the FJ Cruiser. I personally feel they wil give you a better ride and will last longer down the road IMHO. Plus, Dylan is a hell of a nice guy, he makes a GREAT product. I love my ICON setup. I wish you well on your decision. :)

    Mike
     
  12. Sep 18, 2008 at 4:09 AM
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  13. Sep 26, 2008 at 3:41 AM
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    um........ bump? Anyone else?
     
  14. Oct 14, 2008 at 1:55 AM
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    Bumpity bump!
     
  15. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:27 PM
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    Icons are very nice, but for $200 more I don't they are worth it. They are almost identical. I think that Icon is petty in that they charge you $20 extra for a spanner wrech, lol aren't they useless without one.
     
  16. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:31 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    LOL, I agree. Coilovers SHOULD come with a spanner wrench. For the money you are paying, they can throw one in for ya! :D
     
  17. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:43 PM
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    King sucks!! they're rough as hell, go for Sway Away, that's what I have all around and they're the best band for the buck, same maker for Camburg...
     
  18. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:48 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    WOW! First time I have heard that. My Buddy has some Kings and they ride sweeeeeet!
     
  19. Oct 16, 2008 at 5:49 PM
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    sincitytaco

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    I thought the King valving was softer than Donahoe and they use the same springs. That is crazy they ride rough. I have had donahoes before and they ride well as long as you don't go above 2 inches of lift. I figured the Kings would be the same, hell they advertise that they have a "smooth street ride". That sucks, no wonder they are cheap then.
     
  20. Oct 16, 2008 at 8:43 PM
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    Pat

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    Rough? Mine are farrrrrrr from that. Maybe you need to re-valve those Kings. Kings are, in my opinion, the best company out there for coilvers. Their customer service does suck though. With the kings you are also getting the reservoir and an extremely strong shock. This is the first time I have heard someone not like their Kings. If you get them you will love them.
     
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