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Suspension Weight

Discussion in '5 Lug' started by KCDuran, May 22, 2013.

  1. KCDuran

    KCDuran [OP] Stormtrooper

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    Hey y'all I have a question,

    Getting a new bumper welded up and it's obviously heavier than the stock plastic one (don't know the weight). My question is do our 5-lugs have any options to counter extra weight (say like an ARB bumper).

    I have a Fat Bob's lift and I'm on 32s.
     
  2. disc0monkey

    disc0monkey All right. I believe ya. But my Tommy Gun don't!

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    coilovers with 700lb coils ha
     
  3. KCDuran

    KCDuran [OP] Stormtrooper

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    I was doing some research and it looks like Im going to do the TC UCAs and 2.5" coilover Icon's.... seems legit! haha now to find a good deal :drevil:
     
  4. disc0monkey

    disc0monkey All right. I believe ya. But my Tommy Gun don't!

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    i just did it. man the price hurts but imho its worth it. SDHQ keeps saying they have ICON stuff on the shelf. I would say check with them first otherwise it's a 3 week wait minimum.
     
  5. KCDuran

    KCDuran [OP] Stormtrooper

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    Did you install already? Or just ordered
     
  6. disc0monkey

    disc0monkey All right. I believe ya. But my Tommy Gun don't!

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    Im done with my build.
     
  7. KCDuran

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    Sweet! How's the ride? Smooth or the same?
     
  8. disc0monkey

    disc0monkey All right. I believe ya. But my Tommy Gun don't!

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    Completely different. Feels smooth, transfers more of the road than stock. BUT less jarring then stock. A better ride then stock. Feels tuned. Goes from a weak 5lug to a strong truck.
     
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    Where have you been Kyle? lol
     
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    Sweet makes me excited to do this, I got that fat bobs lift and the roads are a bit rough..

    Dude I know! Haha finally done with school so I'm starting my projects lol.... Getting a new bumper welded by my friend and it's too weighty for my current setup so looks like Duran is going MT this summer lol
     
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    Thought that was the plan all along? :notsure: What type of bumper? (prerunner, plate?)
     
  12. KCDuran

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    Oh yeah, it definitely was/is ... its a weld it yourself bumper kit.. lol

    North Western Trail Innovations

    http://nwtrailinnovations.com/
     
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    Oh nice looks good.
     
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    thanks man... can't wait to get it finished... after its all welded up I need to grind it make sure it all looks good THEN take it in and get it powder coated white :cool:
     
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    Nice nice, mine is getting installed tomorrow :D
     
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    :jellydance:

    sweet man! make sure to post some pics super excited for you!
     
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    Thanks man! and I will def post a ton of pics
     
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    Fuck yeah! :thumbsup:
     
  19. Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    if you want to use OEM style struts, Sittin Sic Stock height coils are rated at 990 ppi, which is very stiff.

    Unfortunately, they don't make them anymore.
     
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    well... lol...

    Looks like the route im going will definitely be TC UCAs and 2.5" Icon shocks with coilvers..
     
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