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What coilovers give the best ride quality?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by DevL, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. Jul 29, 2010 at 11:12 AM
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    DevL

    DevL [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have researched and researched... what coil overs give the softest and most compliant ride with 2.5" of lift. Or will they all be the same at that level?
     
  2. Jul 29, 2010 at 11:24 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    King, Fox, Sway-A-way, etc, use a Progressive dampening, and will be a little softer on the road, while Icon uses a Digressive dampening, and may be more firm on the road, but softer on the bigger hits.
     
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  3. Jul 29, 2010 at 5:15 PM
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    nelson18matt

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    the stiffness of the CO will also depend on how much preload (lift) you have on it.

    if you set it at 2.5" and it's too soft or stiff you can adjust the preload to change the ride quality

    i've only ran Icons, so i only have experiance with them, but both sets of my Icons have been great shocks, took all the abuse i threw at them in the dirt and rode great on the trip home.

    they are great shocks
     
  4. Jul 29, 2010 at 5:26 PM
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    kevhogaz

    kevhogaz Low Speed, High Drag

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    I've got Fabtech's on my Taco, and I have absolutely no complaints with the ride. They're set at ~3" of lift, and still ride nice on the hiway, and even nicer off road!!
     
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    I have fabtech 3inch coilovers and they ride stiff. how can I soften it.
     
  6. Oct 28, 2016 at 7:10 AM
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    JT@Bajakits

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    How much preload do you have on them?
     
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