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IronMan 4x4 2" lift!

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by Haslefre, Aug 4, 2012.

  1. Mar 30, 2013 at 6:36 PM
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    Crosis

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    ok that sounds good
     
  2. Apr 10, 2013 at 11:57 AM
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    any updates? i really want the rear setup
     
  3. Apr 10, 2013 at 11:59 AM
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    The rear rides really nice, I used ome front coils and the ironman rear leaf springs with 5100's
     
  4. May 22, 2013 at 3:45 PM
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    It is here
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  5. May 22, 2013 at 6:48 PM
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    Please take some before and after measurements when you do the install
     
  6. May 22, 2013 at 9:32 PM
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    How quick was their shipping? Did you go through Sierra Expeditions?
     
  7. May 23, 2013 at 4:44 AM
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    Ya I spoke with Cliff at Sierra Expeditions and then ordered online. The shipping was quick 6 days and would have been a day earlier but I wasnt available to receive it.
     
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  8. May 23, 2013 at 5:37 AM
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    You guys got lucky. I was the first one to buy from them and I got hosed. It ended up being 45 days before I got mine.
     
  9. May 23, 2013 at 5:40 AM
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    I dont know why there arent more people talking about this lift and/or buying it. Whether you like it or hate it for the price point and everything it comes with how can you not look at it
     
  10. May 23, 2013 at 5:50 AM
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    It isn't "proven" here in the states yet. There are only minor things I don't like about it, but I am keeping my negative reviews away. For the money and the customer service it is the best lift out there. If you have any questions about my negative reviews, you can PM me ;)
     
  11. May 23, 2013 at 6:33 AM
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    I've had mine in for over a month. The biggest screw up I had was for the leaf spring poly bushings. I got sent 12 bushings of the same size, and after burning and smashing and whatever else to get the old bushing out I found out the ones they sent were way to big. Had to take them to a lathe...... Grind em etc. :mad: Also, the rear leaf springs were sagging right from the start just after the install with my aprox 700 lbs of weight. Probably a good inch lower in the rear. I have since added air bags.
     
  12. May 23, 2013 at 7:40 AM
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    Any updates folks?
     
  13. May 23, 2013 at 8:06 AM
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    Mine still rides great. Only neg review I'll post here is already posted. Leaf springs aren't meant for the double cab I don't think. I'll probably do the OMD treatment to them in a year or two. But, almost one full year with the lift and i'm still happy.
     
  14. May 23, 2013 at 8:07 AM
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    Btw, your bushings weren't too big. You probably did what I did and tried to fit them without the whole old bushing sleeve removed. We didn't see it for about an hour while installing them
     
  15. May 23, 2013 at 8:53 AM
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    I think you should post your negative reviews, it would only help in my eyes. I for one have been looking at this kit for awhile, so any review really helps. As long as its a constructive review and not a bashing..
     
  16. May 23, 2013 at 11:00 AM
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    Yeah please post the negatives. I need to know the pros and cons before buy the rear lift setup
     
  17. May 23, 2013 at 11:56 AM
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    No bashing on this involved. This is what I sent BostonBilly

    Now let me expand on this a little more for those of you who have not bought it yet. It is an amazing lift. It holds exactly what it needs for those who don't HAUL a lot. It hauled great for me the first few times I used it... mind you this was in an access cab I used to have. Now that I have a DCSB, it seems like the added weight in the back has made it settle down a bit more. I can still haul a good amount of weight before I have any sort of flatness to the springs. But, you will have a small difference between left and right on your rear end. I think they added for the weight of the gas tank, but not as much as they should have.

    If you are going to have a topper of some sort, or added weight at all times, I would look into a different leaf pack that is more suited to a higher year-round weight. Or, you can do the OMD (old man doug) mod to these as I plan on doing in the next year when I get to a U-pull junk yard and find some good springs to add.

    The powdercoating on the front coils is soft. Mine chipped on just the drive from the shop to the house, and it has gotten progressivly worse. I would recommend, especially for those in a higher salt area to coat everything in sealant of some sort before installing these. I am in a low salt/snow area and I have some rust spots on the outsides of everything in less than a year. I believe IM4x4 doesn't use the greatest rust proof items because, well, it isn't very cold/snowy in Australia.

    The shocks do a great job at dempening the bumps though. They are exactly what I needed for some of the dirt roads I go down. But again, the body of the shocks have some rust on them now.
     
  18. May 23, 2013 at 5:52 PM
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    Ok cool thanks.

    Hmm...well...dunno when to order now
     
  19. May 23, 2013 at 6:00 PM
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    So Brady, you know my truck is a dcsb, and im going to add probably a bakflip cover. You think that much added weight is going to make the rear drop too much? What about getting the lean spacer from toytec to help compensate for the lean? I was stuck on this kit b/c it replaces the whole leaf pack, now Im considering the eibachs/bilsteins with an add-a-leaf again. I dont know about paying all that money to have a leaf pack thats going to sag with a little weight again and have powder coating chipping on the first drive. Not to mention the leafs squeaking constantly....
     
  20. May 23, 2013 at 6:01 PM
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    Mine was the first shipped out. They made a mistake at the warehouse... Shipped to Sierra on accident
     
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