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ICON NEW PRODUCT!!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by benbacher, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. Oct 9, 2012 at 11:03 AM
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    Nice to see Icon puch the stock taco in new ways. this set up seems nice for a beefy mid travel on a budget. the second shocks would help out alot compared to just a coilover on the front
     
  2. Oct 9, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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    No need to flame everyone has their opinion I have seen the skids take plenty hard hits without anything but a scratch. they were designed for rock crawling not rock bashing/slash bouncing. And ramming the lca's into the rocks is not the smartest thing to do with whatever skids you have.
     
  3. Oct 9, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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    Then the BAMF skid should suit you just fine. I think the problem with XXXX's statement is that there is no way to validate that statement, saying "they were ruined after one hard run", is bullshit, did he impact the same rock with the same force on his skids and get a better result? No, then it's subjective crap, there are plenty of guys on here who are tickled with these skids. I have the very first pair on my truck, I understand the philosophy behind the design and also understand that it's not meant to be a battering ram, not ICON's, not anyone's. If you shear a bolt off the it would probably mean you didn't bend or break your LCA. Those LCA's are flimsy and rely of they way they are bent for strength rather than the thickness of the steel, they are bolted at each corner of the skid and essentially make the LCA much stiffer. Frankly I think if you wreck a skid, you were doing something you shouldn't have in the first place.
     
  4. Oct 9, 2012 at 11:11 AM
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    haha ahh piece of mind again lololol

    ya i wonder how hard people were driving to break spindles and lcas and stuff.

    then i see videos of people jumping stock trucks and driving them like they are long travel race trucks.
     
  5. Oct 9, 2012 at 12:04 PM
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    I don't recommend it. LSK just built a OE length LCA, and the group buy flopped.
     
  6. Oct 9, 2012 at 12:10 PM
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    i wish beefy LCAs could be cheaper.

    i dont know what goes into them that makes them expensive.

    is it the material or are you paying for the quality of welds?
     
  7. Oct 9, 2012 at 12:28 PM
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  8. Oct 9, 2012 at 6:13 PM
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    Aiming to bring top of the line suspension, at a very affordable cost. As well as helping the off-road community
    CNC cutting, bending, material, uniballs, hardware, it all adds up. This isnt even factoring in overhead. We lost money building the first batch. It did do a lot toward R&D for our LT kit.
     
  9. Oct 9, 2012 at 6:35 PM
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    none of the products are on the market yet... R&D is still taking place
     
  10. Oct 9, 2012 at 6:45 PM
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    yeah. the 4runner in the video was there too... i just didn't take any pics because the tacoma had the wheels off so people could see everything

    icon only puts out quality stuff. their specialty is bolt on, OE replacement stuff.

    :cool:

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  11. Oct 9, 2012 at 7:45 PM
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    im pretty interested in that rear shock.
     
  12. Oct 9, 2012 at 7:47 PM
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    ahhh duh. haha
     
  13. Oct 9, 2012 at 7:54 PM
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    it'll be a pretty penny for the pair... i'm guessing $1200-ish

    but the ability to run a bolt on rear bypass isn't currently available
     
  14. Oct 9, 2012 at 8:05 PM
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    fo sho
     
  15. Oct 9, 2012 at 8:18 PM
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    The rear leafs have the Icon AAL.
    I'm thinking this rear setup is going to run over $2,500 new.

    $220 for the AAL
    $1,600 for shocks
    $400-600 bumps
    $200 can mounts (probalby understaed)
    $100 strike pad



    If they are the Icon Omega's then they will be about $800+ per shock :eek:

    Omega
     
  16. Oct 9, 2012 at 8:27 PM
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    The front kit new will probaby run
    $1,300 coilovers
    $1,300 billet UCA
    $1,600 Omega Bypass
    $?$ Shock hoop
    $?$ LCA skid
    $29 for spanner wrench :rolleyes:
     
  17. Oct 9, 2012 at 8:32 PM
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    you get what you pay for... and quality doesn't come cheap.

    if it's too expensive for you, don't but it.

    you guys need to understand that currently, there are not any other options for a bolt on rear bypass shock specifically valved, out of the box for the 05+ tacoma, bolt on LCA skid that allows the use of a secondary bypass shock that is specifically tunded, out of the box for a tacoma (2WD or 4WD) or bolt on rear hydro bumps that mount outside the frame rails... yes, light racing offers a bolt on jounce shock for the 05+ tacomas which are very similar

    it's called cornering the market
     
  18. Oct 9, 2012 at 8:37 PM
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  19. Oct 9, 2012 at 8:40 PM
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    I'm not implying that the setup is overpriced, I'm just trying to inform give average price tag for this setup. More power to icon for going past basic bolt on and offering better packages than Fox and King.
     
  20. Oct 9, 2012 at 8:41 PM
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    Don't think those are "double bumps",they look like the rear bumps off of a Sierra or silverodo. Iv seen ppl use them befor, there a much softer rubber then what's stock on a taco.
     
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