Debating Icon Stage 4 kit...

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Anybody running the Icon kits? Been eyeing the Stage 4 kit with UCAs. Curious if anybody is running this kit in their 2019-2020 1500's with 4WD? Thank you!:cheers:
 

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Watching.... been looking at these over FOX

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I know a ton of people running Icons on Tacomas and they say nothing buy GREAT things. Already ruled Fox out of the question for me. Either King, or Icon for me..
 

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I know a ton of people running Icons on Tacomas and they say nothing buy GREAT things. Already ruled Fox out of the question for me. Either King, or Icon for me..
@[email protected] can set you up with the icon kit. I have a few couple clients running the icons on their 5th gens no complaints yet. They make a great product
 

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We have a few 5th gens running the ICON kits and they are very happy with them just as the 4th gen customers are. We can offer you great pricing on ICON, if interested message me.
 

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How much of a front and rear lift does the Icon kit give over stock (non-ORG)?

Icon says 0-1.5" on their site, though other vendors call it 0.75-2.5". Presumably, Icon knows better than the retailers, but it's good to verify.

I'm looking for a small lift of my 2019 Laramie, enough to gain some ground clearance and fit 33-35" tires without rubbing and little trimming. Icon recommends 33x11.5" tires with a zero offset. However, I've seen reports of people running 33x12.5" on stock suspension, aftermarket rims. So I would expect a 296/70R18 (34.3x11.6) to fit. Is that feasible?


Over the truck bed, I've got a RetraxPro XR (125 lbs), Yakima Overhaul HD rack (60 lbs), and rooftop tent (160 lbs), totally about 450 pounds. Depending on the trip, I may have up to 200 pounds of additional gear in the bed, plus say 500 pounds between three people in the cab. So, 650 pounds in/over the bed, about 1,200 lbs total.

I point this out to say I don't want to go completely level in the front, because of the additional load in the back. So if I could get a 1.5" lift in the rear, and at least that much (up to 2.5") in the front, that might be ideal.
 

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How much of a front and rear lift does the Icon kit give over stock (non-ORG)?

Icon says 0-1.5" on their site, though other vendors call it 0.75-2.5". Presumably, Icon knows better than the retailers, but it's good to verify.

I'm looking for a small lift of my 2019 Laramie, enough to gain some ground clearance and fit 33-35" tires without rubbing and little trimming. Icon recommends 33x11.5" tires with a zero offset. However, I've seen reports of people running 33x12.5" on stock suspension, aftermarket rims. So I would expect a 296/70R18 (34.3x11.6) to fit. Is that feasible?


Over the truck bed, I've got a RetraxPro XR (125 lbs), Yakima Overhaul HD rack (60 lbs), and rooftop tent (160 lbs), totally about 450 pounds. Depending on the trip, I may have up to 200 pounds of additional gear in the bed, plus say 500 pounds between three people in the cab. So, 650 pounds in/over the bed, about 1,200 lbs total.

I point this out to say I don't want to go completely level in the front, because of the additional load in the back. So if I could get a 1.5" lift in the rear, and at least that much (up to 2.5") in the front, that might be ideal.
A lot of times when you see a bigger tire on a factory wheel they are running a wheel spacer to get the 0 offset not in all cases but keep that in mind
 

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I now understand why some are calling this a 0.75-2.5" lift, while others (including Icon) call it a 0-1.5": The first, larger range is for the DS, while the second, smaller range is for the DT. On a Rebel or ORG, it nets 0.75". This information comes from the Icon page for the front coilovers.

If I'm not mistaken (and please correct me if I am), the Stage 1 kit would get you up to 1.5" in front, leaving the rear at stock height. Levels 2 and up include rear springs, netting 1.5" in both back and front (you could adjust the front coilovers to give less lift, but then you'd end up with more rake than factory, since the rears are not adjustable).

Thus, if the goal was a front and rear lift while also reducing rake, the Icon kits won't achieve that on their own. On another forum, someone added a Motofab spacer to get an extra 1/2" spacer on their Bilstein 6112s; presumably the same could be done with the Icon kits, netting 2" front, 1.5" rear (on non-Rebel/ORP).

Again, please correct me if I'm mistaken on any of this. I'm just thinking my way through what I might do with my stock, non-ORP Ram, and I'm very much a novice.
 
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