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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Bearskill, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. Oct 14, 2008 at 2:28 AM
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    Bearskill

    Bearskill [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Are the Icon UCAs really worth the price over the TC ones. or is it just bling?
     
  2. Oct 14, 2008 at 6:55 AM
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    Pat

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    The TC's are better from what I have heard. Many people have them and love them and they're cheaper.
     
  3. Oct 14, 2008 at 10:47 AM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Staff Member

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    Icons are stronger and have a dust cover over the joint to keep out dirt. Note that "stronger" is a relative term as the TC UCAs are strong as hell.

    I went with TC after I snapped an UCA. I'm still fixing other things so I can't give any performance insight yet, but they're definitely beefy.
     
  4. Oct 15, 2008 at 9:48 AM
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    sooner02r1

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    Don't leave out Camburg. Similar to the TC arm, offers slightly more travel, and costs less. Icon arms are definately official though, just really expensive.
     
  5. Oct 15, 2008 at 5:23 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    I chose the TC's over the Camburg's because when I read up on how they get thier "More travel" by useing a smaller bolt for the spindle, it seemed like a weaker product.
     
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