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Lift to keep factory rake

Discussion in 'Lifted' started by brihvac, Sep 12, 2020.

  1. Dakota2020

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    I used Bilsteins set at 2.8 and Icon rear coils. I have about an inch of rake.
     
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    ORP or non-ORP ? According to Icon with ORP you only get about .5" with the Icon coils.
     
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    After the front settled a bit, it’s around 1”. It was leveled at first.
     
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    So you have the ORP springs ?
     
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    Yep I know those. I'd think your truck didn't have ORP springs before then. Rebels have them for example, North edition have them, some Laramies, Big Horns etc. The package lifted the truck 1" over non-ORP via longer springs front and rear.
    The non-ORP springs in the rear for example are 19" long. ORP ones are 20.5

    You can measure your stockers if you still have them. Icon Coils are 19.5" long but progressive instead of the factory linear ones and their spring rate is a tad higher than ORP as indicated by Icon. If you're getting one more inch with respect of what you had before then I'll think you have non-ORP springs.

    You'll be able to carry weight with less sag with those Icon coils with respect of the factory ones and I think they're priced better than the ORP rear ones as well.
     
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    I had the standard factory that came with the sport edition of 2012 so the Icons were a quite a bit taller when the springs were pulled for the Icons. I don’t know if the springs were a bit compressed from towing because I purchased it a couple of years ago. The rear bumper is beat up pretty bad which indicates to me that the previous owner towed often.
    This is how it sits now, it has a slight rake to it mine is on the right next to a stock suspension my neighbor has.
     
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    You have a DS truck. The coil springs length and specs are different between our DS trucks and the new DT trucks.

    This is the 5th gen 1500 (DT) suspension section. If you lifted the rear of your 4th gen with Icon coils nobody in this section will get much from your post. In terms of coils that can fit, the Icons do fit the back of the DT trucks but we won't know the actual lift you can get from them until somebody with a DT tries them.

    I though you had a DT 4 doors. Icon has said the new trucks might see a 0.5" lift if you have the ORP springs which is why I've been indicating lengths and possible outcomes when it comes to lift between the 2 springs..

    I think it's possible for the non-ORP fellas to get 1" maybe 1.5" with the Icons springs. But somebody with a new truck will have to try them. They're cheaper than ORP springs and should have better weight support.
     
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    Is the OP talking about a new Rebel? Or a DS Warlock? In which case either way yes the springs are different. Are there height differences between the new and the old? Doesn’t appear to be unless you get a Rebel or it is ordered special.
     
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    DS warlock wouldn't belong in this section.but the op is asking for long horn

    DS rear springs are 18.25" long. DT standard rear springs are 19" long.
    DT ORP rear springs are 20.5" long. Leveling DT ORP or non ORP achieves different heights
     

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