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Remote Resi - All to Know Thread

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by genrec, May 23, 2013.

  1. May 23, 2013 at 5:39 PM
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    genrec

    genrec [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys, Sorry if this thread exists, I couldn't find it if so.

    I'm about to redo my suspension, but had some questions before I go resi's.

    Mainly, what if any issues can be expected over a regular extended CO? Lines rubbing or breaking, what is the wear expectancy? What issues have you owners experienced you didn't know you were in for? Any cons, anyone regret not going regular CO?

    I was looking for a thread with pictures of resi set ups and the ways they were mounted as well, please post here if you can.
     
  2. May 23, 2013 at 7:23 PM
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    chenbro

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    subbed. Ordered a mid-travel with resi's all around and would like to know any gotchas as well.
     
  3. May 23, 2013 at 7:25 PM
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    genrec

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    Same here, have it all going on next week..wanna know issues now though! if any
     
  4. May 23, 2013 at 8:21 PM
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    There are no issues. My Kings came with brackets for front and rear resis. Icon does the same as well as Fox.
     
  5. May 24, 2013 at 4:49 PM
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    FWIW, I did need to drill a hole in the frame at each rear wheelwell to mount the ICON rezzy bracket.

    PK
     
  6. May 25, 2013 at 2:11 AM
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    Is there any way to mount the Icon resi without drilling into the frame should be getting mine here soon and not looking to drill the frame anyway.
     
  7. May 25, 2013 at 4:31 AM
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    PMK

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    Either buy shocks with no rezzy and less performance, or go with piggyback style rezzys for the rear.

    FWIW, the hole is small and would go unnoticed if the shocks were removed. The hole location is in a no stress area.

    PK
     
  8. May 25, 2013 at 4:38 AM
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    Cool thanks for the info bro
     
  9. May 25, 2013 at 4:59 AM
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    Only thing you need to know is the resis pull bitches like you wouldn't believe :cool:
     
  10. May 25, 2013 at 5:07 AM
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    Yeah, just what I need, trying to explain that to my wife.

    PK
     
  11. May 25, 2013 at 5:12 AM
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    You're not the only one who has to explain it to his wife :anonymous:
     
  12. May 25, 2013 at 5:31 AM
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    So I should offer this, "hey honey, I bought these cool shocks with rezzys for a heap of money so I can score bitches"

    Last mod my truck would ever see.

    PK
     
  13. May 25, 2013 at 5:33 AM
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    Just don't tell her you spent a heap of money.... And leave off the part about the bitches.... In fact don't tell her you bought anything for your truck, I always just wait until she sees something new and asked when I got it. Then I'm just like, "Oh that? I've had that for a while..." :)
     
  14. May 25, 2013 at 7:38 AM
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    OP, you sell your standard travel Icon stage 1 kit yet? Did you stick with Icon on the Resi's?
     
  15. May 25, 2013 at 7:43 AM
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  16. May 25, 2013 at 12:36 PM
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    It comes off next week. Going resis still. Selling stage 1 still. Have interest, just have to get it all off.
     
  17. May 27, 2013 at 12:21 PM
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    I'm interested in your stage one let me know.
     
  18. May 27, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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    No surprises with remote reservoirs, Jeff. Just gotta make sure the lines don't chafe anything, and drill the holes for the rear brackets in the correct spot. Other than that, enjoy the bitches you'll be pullin. hahahaha

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