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king vs. icon vs. fox racing coilovers

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SoCalTacos, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. Jul 23, 2013 at 11:42 AM
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    DoorDing

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    Or as you said earlier, add limit straps if there's a problem. I may end up strapping front and rear, but until everything is installed, I won't really know if I need them. If it's a close call, I'd rather let a strap take the hit instead of a ball joint or shock.
     
  2. Jul 23, 2013 at 6:54 PM
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  7. Jul 23, 2013 at 7:28 PM
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  9. Jul 24, 2013 at 12:04 AM
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    Speaking of Icon UCAs what's a good lube for the billet UCAs? I'm getting some squeaking on turns.
     
  10. Jul 24, 2013 at 3:28 AM
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    Icon/All Pro.....chopped for 35's
    Yes sir.....but I'd get the Icons!;)
     
  11. Jul 24, 2013 at 9:02 AM
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  12. Jul 24, 2013 at 9:28 AM
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    Understood. I've been just having a hard time making up my mind because of the big price difference between Coilovers & Bilstein 5100/OME 885's.
     
  13. Jul 24, 2013 at 9:55 AM
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    its worth it.

    I ran 5100's for about a year and a half and thought they were just fine...till I road with a buddy who had Icons (and now Foxes) and its definitely a night and day difference. Now I'm on all Fox and assorted other suspension components and I'll never look back.

    Also, with Icons or any of the big names, You can change the valving inside of the shock so it will ride a certain way over a certain terrain. bilstein 5100's are just as is, no modifying. So if you go with real Coilovers and they just don't quite go over that construction site terrain like you'd hoped they would, find someone who's familiar with valving and I'm sure you can find the perfect valving for what you want.
     
  14. Jul 24, 2013 at 12:07 PM
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    Hey guys just thought i'd post here instead of making a new thread. Can anyone lead me toward a vendor on here that can order some custom icons for me or has some that are EXT for 6" lifts.
    I have gotten a quote from one vendor and just wanted to get some more.
    I'm looking at the Icon rear 2.0 with resi.
    Thanks.
     
  16. Jul 26, 2013 at 9:23 PM
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    WOW! Just read through all 14 pages and the only thing I know for sure is the Fox's are out for me due to corrosion concerns where I live. Do the King's come with 700lbs coils already or is that an upgrade that must be done to them as well as the Icons? And, does anybody know if the resi on the King's causes clearance problems with the tire? Almost ready to pull the trigger, just need to clarify some small details. I'm currently deployed so I can't just pick up the phone and call DSM or Wheelers.
     
  18. Aug 20, 2013 at 7:47 AM
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    I believe you'll have to mention 700# springs whrn ordering. ..the resi on my kings dont rub...im on 33's.
    You could also pm them on here and im sure dsm, sdhq, wheelers will all get back to you.
     
  19. Aug 20, 2013 at 8:00 AM
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    King's come with 600lb coils, and Icon's are 650lb coils. Both have 700lb options available
     
  20. Aug 21, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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    Just did the Icon's with Dakars and F'ing love it!!
     
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