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icon vs king coilover

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by IamJorgeEdward, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. Mar 7, 2010 at 7:22 PM
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    IamJorgeEdward

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    pros and cons? one better than the other? what made you choose one over the other? I am about to get some new c/o and cant decide between the 2.
     
  2. Mar 7, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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  3. Mar 7, 2010 at 7:59 PM
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  4. Mar 8, 2010 at 12:23 AM
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    King because they rhyme with bling, that and I think the Icons ride a little stiff and I have heard the Kings ride more plush.
     
  5. Mar 8, 2010 at 12:33 AM
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    rzimm001

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    I sport Icon myself so I am a little bias but I did have some Kings at one point. The kings are definitely a beefier built shock. They are A LOT heavier than the Icons and appear to me machined aluminum where as the icons I believe have a casted case. Anyhow the Icons where a little stiff for me but one trip to icon and a revalve took care of that. I believe the King and Icon shocks both use 650 rate springs. Hope that clears some things up.... :D
     
  6. Mar 8, 2010 at 7:28 AM
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    I have King's and would never put on anything else, if one coilover is too stiff have it revalved and you can change the spring rates. I went with the best and who is race proven.
     
  7. Mar 8, 2010 at 7:30 AM
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  9. Mar 8, 2010 at 7:46 AM
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    Steve = Gay
     
  10. Mar 8, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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