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so i have been saving for a lift and tires and now that im getting impatient and i wanted to get the icon lift but now im wondering if theyre really worth the money ... is the ride that much better or suspension travel that much better ... idk if i should wait and save the rest for the icon or get a cheaper system ...ne good reviews or opinions on the icon lift or any other lift to sway me?


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first off, dont go cheap...specially being on the east coast and dealing with salt

is there anything inherently wrong with a (insert brand name here) lift kit...no.

does the Icon ride better...my @$$ cant tell when im in my Icon lifted 250 or my buddies Fabtech lifted 350

that being said i would buy the Icon again in a heartbeat and not blink when doing it

past trucks...
72 F350 2wd 390/auto
85 C10 4x4 (first & last chevy)
86 F150 2wd 300/4 spd
75 F100 4x4 460/auto & 38" Hawgs
77 F250 highboy 4x4 400/4 speed
76 F350 4x4 390/4 speed 6" lift 38" Hawgs
89 Eddie Bauer Bronco
79 Bronco 460/auto 35" Swampers
93 Lightning with KB 2.2
01 supercrew 2wd 5.4 liter
01 F250 Platinum 7.3 diesel 6" icon 35" procomps
...and currently a 75 F100, waiting for a 6.0 heart
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thats good enough for me lol ... im keep going back and forth with that idea but in reality icon is what i really wanna go with ... just like the warranty and the quality of their kit ... but my want it now attitude keeps getting in the way of my want for a nice dependable lift ... now if i could only convince myself to save enough for the one up offroad lift


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... but my want it now attitude keeps getting in the way of my want for a nice dependable lift

resist the dark side young gwasshoppa...you will love it when you finally get there

past trucks...
72 F350 2wd 390/auto
85 C10 4x4 (first & last chevy)
86 F150 2wd 300/4 spd
75 F100 4x4 460/auto & 38" Hawgs
77 F250 highboy 4x4 400/4 speed
76 F350 4x4 390/4 speed 6" lift 38" Hawgs
89 Eddie Bauer Bronco
79 Bronco 460/auto 35" Swampers
93 Lightning with KB 2.2
01 supercrew 2wd 5.4 liter
01 F250 Platinum 7.3 diesel 6" icon 35" procomps
...and currently a 75 F100, waiting for a 6.0 heart
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