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Suspension experts needed :)

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by omac5, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. Jul 25, 2012 at 1:31 AM
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    omac5

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    I bought my icons about 3 months ago and unfortunately to get the ride height that i want, i had to crank up the coilovers, as u can see in d picture, resulting to somewhat of a stiffer ride. What are my options to be at my current ride height or higher (max 3 inch of lift) but putting my coilovers back to zero or just at 1 inch? I was doing research here and im really liking how d spindle lift looks but i unfortunately i have a 4x4 truck and it said spindles dont work with 4x4? Did i understand that right? Ultimately, i also want to add the Allpro 3in leaf pack for the rear, so any advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks again
     
  2. Jul 25, 2012 at 2:05 AM
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    Get a higher spring rate coil. You can lift with less preload.
     
  3. Jul 25, 2012 at 2:06 AM
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    Casey05Taco

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    Your correct about the spindles, they are for 4X2.
     
  4. Jul 25, 2012 at 2:13 AM
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    How do i go about doing that? U mean I change out my current coils to the higher spring rate coil. Can any shop swap d coils or i have to send it to icons. Thanks again
     
  5. Jul 25, 2012 at 5:04 AM
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    Call Downsouth Motorsports (or a local shop if you have a GOOD local off road shop). You can either get a higher rated coil or a taller coil (or both). That way you can get the lift you want without the preload. If you want a softer ride, I'd go for a taller coil at the same spring rate.
     
  6. Jul 25, 2012 at 11:07 AM
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    Thanks Man :) il give DSM a call then
     
  7. Jul 25, 2012 at 3:30 PM
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    What rims are you using in that pic? Like them
     
  8. Jul 25, 2012 at 4:24 PM
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    Thanks man, they are mickey thompson sidebiter 17x9
     
  9. Jul 25, 2012 at 5:25 PM
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    nice, im guessing the tires are 285/70/17s too?
     
  10. Jul 25, 2012 at 5:31 PM
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  11. Jul 25, 2012 at 8:18 PM
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    You'll have the same issue with any coilovers cranked too high......its for performance and minimal lift unfortunately. I lowered my icons to 2.5" and have AP's in the back....there's some rake but it looks good! Try lowering them 1/2" and see how they ride!
     
  12. Jul 25, 2012 at 8:34 PM
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    Thanks man and yah dats wat DSM said as well, either lower it or change it to a longer coil which is about $190 plus d install cost and might not even dat much of a difference to what i have now ride wise. U said u hav d allpro leafs in d back, do u have the 3inch? Thanks again
     
  13. Jul 25, 2012 at 8:41 PM
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    Sublime, u have more picks of ur truck with icons? I want to see difference with mine :) thanks
     
  14. Jul 25, 2012 at 8:52 PM
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    I'll take pics in the am......how much thread do you have showing between the top and the collar? Are they ext travel?
     
  15. Jul 25, 2012 at 8:54 PM
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    Oh dont worry about it man, no rush. I have the pic on top of dis page. Is dat how urs look like?
     
  16. Jul 25, 2012 at 9:13 PM
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    Lol....ya! I'm 38" up front from ground to fender with 285 km2's!
     
  17. Jul 25, 2012 at 9:24 PM
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    Yah mine are extended travel. I have 7" from top of tire to my fender i havnt measured from d ground to my fender. U dont hav a build thread so i can see ur truck stance?
     
  18. Jul 25, 2012 at 9:27 PM
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    Looks good right there . Is that the stock leaf pack ?
     
  19. Jul 25, 2012 at 9:45 PM
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    Yup stock leafpack with the toytec 2" AAL
     
  20. Jul 26, 2012 at 8:13 PM
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    Here you go man.....I'm on a slight incline so it's a little more raked than normal. I think 2.5" up front rides better, the rake is closer to factory and still looks good!

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