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progressive aal, icon or wheelers

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Blaise22, May 25, 2013.

  1. May 25, 2013 at 7:28 AM
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    Blaise22

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    So ive decided to ditch my 2" aal for a progressive aal but I cant decide who I want to buy it from. Ive heard the icons rust easily but the wheelers pack squeaks a lot and it is $50 less. I just want a better ride out of my rear end so im sure I will be happy with either but I need help deciding between the two.
     
  2. May 25, 2013 at 7:36 AM
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    I've been running the wheeler's pack for almost a year now.. no squeaking.
     
  3. May 25, 2013 at 7:51 AM
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    BulletToothTony

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    I'm rocking the icon 3 leaf aal paired with the tsb 4 leaf pack and it's great! I'd suggested either 3 leaf aal over a single leaf btw...
     
  4. May 25, 2013 at 7:59 AM
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    Have you noticed any rust
     
  5. May 25, 2013 at 8:01 AM
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    Yeah ive had the 2" single aal for about two years now, the ride is pretty harsh.
     
  6. May 25, 2013 at 8:05 AM
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    Are you guys running with or without the overload spring? I haul a dirt bike and gear every week totaling about 300lbs. I want the smoothest ride possible so if I can do without the OL spring and still carry some weight thats the route I want to take.
     
  7. May 25, 2013 at 8:11 AM
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    Just checked... there is a little.

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  8. May 25, 2013 at 8:13 AM
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    Just has the wheeler's 3-leaf hd pack installed. No squeaking and the backend feels really nice. I left the overload spring in.
     
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  9. May 25, 2013 at 8:19 AM
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    Thanks for the pics, thats not bad at all
     
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  10. May 25, 2013 at 8:20 AM
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    How does the ride compare to stock with the HD springs?
     
  11. May 25, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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    I think it rides very nice compared to the stock springs. I also had new 5100s installed all around. The combination of the two make for a nice ride. It is slightly more stiff than the stock suspension but not overly so.
     
  12. Jan 23, 2017 at 4:49 PM
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    Haha I know this thread is about dead, but would there be any problem with just spraying some undercoat on the icons before you install them to prevent the rust issue?
     
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  13. Jan 23, 2017 at 4:53 PM
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    That should be fine. I would put a little grease between the leaves.
     
  14. Jan 23, 2017 at 4:58 PM
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    Icons rust immediately, but ride very nice
     
  15. Jan 23, 2017 at 5:01 PM
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    I put two coats of rustoleum black on my Icon leafs before I installed them. Look good so far. (3Months)
     
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