Fox vs King vs ICON front coilovers

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    Let's see pics of the entire truck with the new front and rear lift
     
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    I do know it’s possible to adjust height wise I just have yet to have any time to do so.

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    So question with fox shocks pn BDS88302073....

    What’s the highest setting they can achieve and still perform well?

    Say I’m currently running a ProComp 6” lift kit with bilstein 5100s at .7”...........roughly how much higher could I set these in comparison? To my current setup.

    My main goals are:
    1) more ride height
    2) better performance
    3)get rid of the current top hat spacer most 6” lifts come with

    I guess 2&3 kinda go together though.
     
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    Not sure about ride height yet. I’ll be playing with the heights soon and will post back here. I do know they offer better performance, and yes they do get rid of the spacer up front. I was surprised about how big that spacer actually is when they pulled it out to put the coilovers on.
     
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    If thats with the 5” rear coils then the fox coilover must have given you about 7-1/2” lift in front, looks great
     
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    I have not yet had the 5” coil kit installed yet. This is still with the stock springs and rear spacer.

    I will get that done in a few weeks. This next week will be replacing at least the end links, sway bar, and panhard bar. I sent replacement compression struts and the hellwig sway bar to core 4x4 and they are coating them to match their house color.
     
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    One thing I’m pondering still is if it’s worth while to get a new tire and wheel setup. I was looking at the AEV rims which actually have a positive offset and are 18x8.5. Advertised to “perfectly fit a 35x12.5 tire underneath a 6” lifted ram”.

    My current setup is 17x9 with 35” tires but I’m having to run a 2” spacer to clear the knuckle up front. Shame on me for not checking before buying rims.
     
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    Your lift actually says 18” is smallest and requires 5” backspace or less, the AEV is 5.23 so you still might need a small spacer

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    Oh damn. Wouldn’t want that mistake twice. I’ll have to make some phone calls and see. Know anyway around that?
     
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    another small spacer to push the wheel out

    What size tire are you going to put on them, 18x8.5 is a narrow wheel and could be too narrow for the tire recommendations
     
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