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Icon remote reservoir rear shocks mounting question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tillers_Rule, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. Mar 16, 2010 at 9:03 PM
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    Tillers_Rule

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    Icon coil overs up front, Total Chaos UCA, Icon remote reservoir in the back with Deaver 11 pack leafs. Sunroof, Hella 500's behind grill.
    Do I need to drill holes in my frame to mount the reservoirs? I was hoping/thinking that there would be some existing holes, but didn't see anything.

    Thanks!

    Jeff
     
  2. Mar 16, 2010 at 9:30 PM
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    surfrat

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    icon coilover, total chaos UCA, allpr expo, icon 2.0 rear,wet okole
    when i had my FJ there was a bracket that mounted where the swaybar bracket and the fram meet
     
  3. Mar 17, 2010 at 9:01 AM
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    Any other feedback on this? The supplied bracket isn't angled, so it doesn't look like I can use and of the existing mounts either above or below the frame.
     
  4. Mar 17, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    I think you have to drill the holes on the frame. No biggie really.
     
  5. Mar 17, 2010 at 9:35 AM
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    I had to drill.

    I think I only had to drill on one side though, it's been so long I forgot though.

    I know It's Taco Time just recently mounted his so maybe he will chime in or shoot him a pm
     
  6. Mar 17, 2010 at 10:05 AM
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    i just mounted mine yesterday i only had to drill one side i beleive i only drilled the passenger side
     
  7. Mar 17, 2010 at 10:14 AM
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    I used factory hole on driver side, I had to drill on the passenger side.


    Really easy to mount. Total install time took me less than 1.5 hours.
     
  8. Mar 17, 2010 at 11:38 AM
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    All right thanks for the feedback.

    Yea, I noticed it looked like there's a plug I can remove on the driver side and use that hole. Just wanted to be sure there wasn't something I was missing.

    Thanks!!:thumbsup:
     
  9. Mar 18, 2010 at 12:50 PM
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    surfrat

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    sorry man i didnt read enough. i though you where talking about the front coilovers..
     
  10. Mar 18, 2010 at 1:17 PM
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    I ended up drilling a hole in either side of the frame, mounted up nicely:)
     
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