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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. Jul 2, 2009 at 6:17 PM
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    Downsouth Motorsports

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    Good afternoon,

    I went to King today and I am just getting started on e-mails....

    Give me just a few and I will shoot one back to you shortly....

    Thanks,
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  2. Jul 2, 2009 at 6:55 PM
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  3. Jul 18, 2009 at 1:07 AM
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    icon2

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    Sorry. I couldn't resist voting for ours.

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  4. Jul 18, 2009 at 10:39 AM
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    Can your coilover shocks be rebuilt or serviced at any local offroad shop or do they need to come back to your factory for rebuilds? Do you sell any rebuild kits for these?
     
  5. Jul 18, 2009 at 10:56 AM
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    icon2

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    Yes we do offer re-build kits and any off-road shop that can re-build race style coil-overs can re-build them.
     
  6. Jul 20, 2009 at 6:33 AM
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    bajamoon

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    i have sway a way's now and they are good on the street and off, if i was going to buy new coilovers they would be king first then fox, after i found out some info on my icon rear reservoir's i will no longer buy icon.
     
  7. Jul 20, 2009 at 9:21 AM
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    Well, what did you find out?:cool:
     
  8. Jul 20, 2009 at 9:39 AM
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    about what.
     
  9. Jul 20, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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    Info you found out
     
  10. Jul 20, 2009 at 10:31 AM
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    bajamoon

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    that they are made by edelbrock and designed by icon, and you can't rebuild them. they might be ok for stock leafs but with my deavers it was was to stiff, rattle your jaw stiff.
     
  11. Jul 20, 2009 at 7:29 PM
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    Are you talking about these reservoir shocks?
    http://www.iconvehicledynamics.org/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=99
    I thought they were supposed to be a good set.
     
  12. Jul 20, 2009 at 7:45 PM
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  13. Jul 20, 2009 at 7:56 PM
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    So what are you gonna end up going with?
     
  14. Jul 20, 2009 at 9:36 PM
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    i had downsouth make some custom fox reservoirs that i can adjust.:D
     
  15. Aug 9, 2009 at 11:25 AM
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    Ok after talking to my friend who races/builds Toyota trucks about the kings vs icon, he said the king make great coilovers but there 2.5 mid travel coilover was not built with much R&D for doing true offroading they were just trying to get something out. he said the icon 2.5 coilover was the best made shock for the tacoma then sway a way. but for rear shocks dont go with icons he recomended kings. when i finally get the money im going to buy the icon 2.5 extended travel shock with the res
     
  16. Aug 9, 2009 at 7:16 PM
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    you don't like fox coilovers, i agree with the rear.
     
  17. Aug 23, 2009 at 10:12 PM
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    ICON's!

    That's the setup i rock out.
     
  18. Oct 30, 2009 at 10:43 AM
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    2 ten inch kicker cvt subs, pioneer deck and alpine 1000 watt class D amp, and flowmaster exhaust, 4 inch camburg lift spindles and my coilover is adjusted to 1" (5inch total) in front and 3" All Pro leafs, KING off road racing reservoir shocks and coil-overs, KR FAB CUSTOM BUMPER with three 9" HELLA 4000 Race LIGHTS , HID headlights with rigid amber LEDs , "KR Fabrication" custom built bumper, sliders and tiregate, Full size spare with matching rim, custom bed bar with two amber off road lights, cb radio, also BHLM (thanks Ray), and debagged
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    Kings are amazing and about ride quality there are amazing on and off the road.... I do a lot of driving and trust me these things are worth every penny IMO...
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    I have some serious fun and i really think these are well made shocks and CO..
     
  19. Oct 30, 2009 at 11:31 AM
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    Awesome Truck. I noticed that you have stock UCAs do you have any allignment issues, wandering, premature tire wear?
     
  20. Oct 30, 2009 at 4:26 PM
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    Thanks boss... I had a little alignment issue when I had spaceres but then I got the beefy spindle and it took the pressure off the CO anD drives a he'll of a lot better...
     
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