1500 - 37s and 4 inch or less lift Q&A + Pics

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Omg. Do you still have them? If so I'm curious if the physical dimension of them. Its like their length is incorrect. Looking at the way the ear on the lower mount is bent/flared out it took direct load as if bottomed out. I feel like they're stuff is hyped up and definitely over priced. Gigantic body twin tube shocks are nothing special. Its even worse without any customer service. I really hope you get it resolved and can get into a new setup.

Its crazy that you had such a big issue with the icons, did you get the 2.5" lift with them? Dm me if you're for sure looking for smaxx links I have a set I mothballed last year and ill not need again as I lowered my truck enough to not need them. Also, is that the hooke road bumper?
Yes, the icons were at the 2.5” height they ship at. I tried every email address I could find to contact them about it and never got a response, after a couple weeks I resorted to leaving negative comments on every social media post they made, that got their attention fast. They sent me a 2nd set for free to shut me up lol. I didn’t bother trying to install them the 2nd time, instead I sold both the used and new sets on marketplace and was able to get my money back that way.

I’ll send you a pm. Yes that’s a new bumper they just recently came out with, I really like it. Going to get a light bar to replace that mesh grille in the middle of it.
 

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Yes, the icons were at the 2.5” height they ship at. I tried every email address I could find to contact them about it and never got a response, after a couple weeks I resorted to leaving negative comments on every social media post they made, that got their attention fast. They sent me a 2nd set for free to shut me up lol. I didn’t bother trying to install them the 2nd time, instead I sold both the used and new sets on marketplace and was able to get my money back that way.

I’ll send you a pm. Yes that’s a new bumper they just recently came out with, I really like it. Going to get a light bar to replace that mesh grille in the middle of it.
I did find your icon posts after I wrote that reply. That's interesting but there's so much variation in these trucks I'm not surprised. Glad the 5100s worked out and there a always 6112s if you really wanna get wild on the dunes.

I really like how that bumper looks. Nice and simple.
 

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I did find your icon posts after I wrote that reply. That's interesting but there's so much variation in these trucks I'm not surprised. Glad the 5100s worked out and there a always 6112s if you really wanna get wild on the dunes.

I really like how that bumper looks. Nice and simple.
I was actually an affiliate for hooke road dont know if my code still works.

Im in the works for a hybrid style bumper that utilizes the factory valence. Its going to be made by Rigid Armor, Right here in Sunny SoCal. He is the one who made the tire rack specifically for our trucks, since the rear bumpers have a different type of clearance than a Tundra.

I also do still have the broken suspension, but i have the previous set that they originally sent with internal noise on the truck now.
Im most likely gonna go to Carbon shocks, or just pick up whatever cheap set if struts I can find. For now the Ironman will Suffice, as it gives me the travel for the slower stuff. Anything with slight whoops probably will snap the lower mount again…

Its hard when I enjoy driving faster in the desert, but also enjoy crawling on rocks
 

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Both the broken suspension, and the one on my truck now measured out to be exactly the same. So im thinking of just lessening the preload how ever much will be a half inch for our trucks. My 37’s would still clear at full bump, and ive done all the grinding necessary already.
 

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I was actually an affiliate for hooke road dont know if my code still works.

Im in the works for a hybrid style bumper that utilizes the factory valence. Its going to be made by Rigid Armor, Right here in Sunny SoCal. He is the one who made the tire rack specifically for our trucks, since the rear bumpers have a different type of clearance than a Tundra.

I also do still have the broken suspension, but i have the previous set that they originally sent with internal noise on the truck now.
Im most likely gonna go to Carbon shocks, or just pick up whatever cheap set if struts I can find. For now the Ironman will Suffice, as it gives me the travel for the slower stuff. Anything with slight whoops probably will snap the lower mount again…

Its hard when I enjoy driving faster in the desert, but also enjoy crawling on rocks
Interested to hear more about this new bumper, any chance you could share pics or not that far into the process yet?
 

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I was actually an affiliate for hooke road dont know if my code still works.

Im in the works for a hybrid style bumper that utilizes the factory valence. Its going to be made by Rigid Armor, Right here in Sunny SoCal. He is the one who made the tire rack specifically for our trucks, since the rear bumpers have a different type of clearance than a Tundra.

I also do still have the broken suspension, but i have the previous set that they originally sent with internal noise on the truck now.
Im most likely gonna go to Carbon shocks, or just pick up whatever cheap set if struts I can find. For now the Ironman will Suffice, as it gives me the travel for the slower stuff. Anything with slight whoops probably will snap the lower mount again…

Its hard when I enjoy driving faster in the desert, but also enjoy crawling on rocks

You should pop over to DTX. They have a few 1500's that Boogie with them. They have some information on Carbon and Daniel Sach is a member of the Facebook group. However wear thick skin, they're a rather brash bunch. Once they figure out you're serious they'll invite you in with welcome arms.

They are going to ride you pretty hard for the Ironman parts. If you can get past that you'll be in great hands.

Hell they've ridden me for the AEV lift. And I'm friggin more than happy with mine.


 
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Interested to hear more about this new bumper, any chance you could share pics or not that far into the process yet?
Ill definitely share pics when it gets made i am going to mocked up this week.
 

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You should pop over to DTX. They have a few 1500's that Boogie with them. They have some information on Carbon and Daniel Sach is a member of the Facebook group. However wear thick skin, they're a rather brash bunch. Once they figure out you're serious they'll invite you in with welcome arms.

They are going to ride you pretty hard for the Ironman parts. If you can get past that you'll be in great hands.

Hell they've ridden me for the AEV lift. And I'm friggin more than happy with mine.


Im definitely gonna check out that group, when i was shopping for new suspension,
because my airride gave out all the companies had insane lead time and ironman was the only company that had anything in stock.
 

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I was actually an affiliate for hooke road dont know if my code still works.

Im in the works for a hybrid style bumper that utilizes the factory valence. Its going to be made by Rigid Armor, Right here in Sunny SoCal. He is the one who made the tire rack specifically for our trucks, since the rear bumpers have a different type of clearance than a Tundra.

I also do still have the broken suspension, but i have the previous set that they originally sent with internal noise on the truck now.
Im most likely gonna go to Carbon shocks, or just pick up whatever cheap set if struts I can find. For now the Ironman will Suffice, as it gives me the travel for the slower stuff. Anything with slight whoops probably will snap the lower mount again…

Its hard when I enjoy driving faster in the desert, but also enjoy crawling on rocks
That's pretty cool, def glad to see more options available. When I was looking a couple years ago the options were there but still limited. I don't need anything heavy duty, just wanna lose the dopey chrome.

How do you like the front sway bar being removed. Been considering trying that and upgrading my rear to a hellwig.

Check out thuren suspension too. He is a wizard.

If you do go to DTX just understand its hazing 24/7 and you'll be good. It used to be much worse. Lol
 

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That's pretty cool, def glad to see more options available. When I was looking a couple years ago the options were there but still limited. I don't need anything heavy duty, just wanna lose the dopey chrome.

How do you like the front sway bar being removed. Been considering trying that and upgrading my rear to a hellwig.

Check out thuren suspension too. He is a wizard.

If you do go to DTX just understand its hazing 24/7 and you'll be good. It used to be much worse. Lol
Yeah i was looking possibly the thuren fab uppers and his tuned kings.
 
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