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Rebuildable vs Non-Rebuildable Shocks

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tacotown73, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    tacotown73

    tacotown73 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'm trying to decide between ICON and Toytec coilovers and wanted to get some input.

    It is my understanding that ICON recommends rebuilding their shocks every 12-24 months depending on how hard you are on them. Toytec coilovers come with non-rebuildable "maintenance free" shocks, which obviously can't be rebuilt.

    A couple of questions that I have:

    1. How much does it cost to have one (1) ICON shock rebuilt?
    2. How long (on average) do the 5100's that come with Toytec last before needing to replace them?

    I'm trying to see what the cost of ownership is for each setup, not just the initial cost.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:47 AM
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    chris4x4

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

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    I had about 84K miles on my last set of 5100's, and they were still good after that milage. Or so they seemed.
     
  3. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:55 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    You can the current price of a rebuild from Sonny. He has treated TW members great in the past.
     
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