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T/C Spindles + Icon Coilovers set at 0"

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

  1. Aug 10, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    arkane

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    The T/C spindles add 3.5" of lift and the Icon coilovers add 0-3.5" of lift. Combining the two adds anywhere from 3.5" - 7.0" of lift.

    Let's say I have T/C UCAs and the extended length Icon coilovers. How would the off-road rideabilty with ONLY the Icon coilovers set at the max 3.5" compare with the T/C spindles with Icons set at zero inches? Net lift for both setups is 3.5". If I'm only looking to add 3-3.5" max is there a benifit to upgrading the spindles? Or would that be a waste of $1000?
     
  2. Aug 10, 2009 at 4:44 PM
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    Padilla1880

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    You should pm bermise he's running TC Spindels and Icon Extended Travel C/O's.
     
  3. Aug 10, 2009 at 4:48 PM
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    Kenny650

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    I would imagine Icon Coilover's riding like a Cadillac suspension set at 0" lift.
     
  4. Aug 10, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    imsikotic

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    I say do it. What have ya got to lose. Try it lifted max then run it abour 1" on the coilovers.
     
  5. Aug 10, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    bermise

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    It rides awesome. I have had my coilovers set at .5" & at 1.5" and it rode the same both ways. I never had just coilovers only so I can not say how that would compare. I did have adjustable bilstein shocks and the OME coil & shock setup before this and it rode like crap compared to how it is now. The only thing to keep in mind is that if you set your co's that low with spindles you will need adjustable uca's, like TC heim joint uca's or Icon uca's. That last sentence would have saved me $1,000 if I would have known that before I got my setup.
     
  6. Aug 10, 2009 at 6:49 PM
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    Kenny650

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    I thought if you had your coilovers set ABOVE 2.5 inches then you will need new UCA's?? :confused: Spindles keep the same specs as stock so I don't think there's a need for UCA's unless you go full 3 inches.
     
  7. Aug 10, 2009 at 7:00 PM
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    chris4x4

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

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    You are correct. You dont need the UCA's unless you set the CO's over 2" or so.
     
  8. Aug 10, 2009 at 9:15 PM
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    uca's are not just for correcting alignment issues. They are stronger than stock and allow for addtional suspension travel.The OP wants extended travel icons which do require aftermarket uca's for the extra travel.
     
  9. Aug 11, 2009 at 6:05 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    I didnt see the "Extended travle" part. :eek:
     
  10. Aug 11, 2009 at 8:05 AM
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    It's ok, we forgive you. :cheers:
     
  11. Aug 11, 2009 at 8:08 AM
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    ^ I don't get it :confused:
     
  13. Aug 11, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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    i got the camburg lift spindeles and i have my CO set at 1".... It rides really nice on and off the road... post some pics when u get a chance....
     
  14. Aug 11, 2009 at 2:03 PM
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    You have 5 inches up front and a 1.5 AAL in the rear? How bad is the bro lift? I have 5 inches up front and about 3 in the rear and my front sits higher.
     
  15. Aug 11, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    Lol the bro lift isn't bad... I hav seen worse lol... Check out my pics and tell me what u think...
     
  16. Aug 11, 2009 at 8:22 PM
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    Could you put camburg spindles with the adjustable bilsteins at like 1"?
     
  17. Aug 11, 2009 at 9:50 PM
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    sandman427

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    Yea... I don't see y not... As far as I know it should... I mean coil overs r coilovers...
     
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