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Making my Icon 4.5" bigger...

So I think I can add a spacer to the front. Do I need to get the spacer from Icon or can I use any of the same type of spacer?

What do I do with the rear? Will the shocks with this kit work with the taller lift?

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I added the Icon TEI spacer to the front and 1 inch taller blocks in the rear to my 2005 with no problems. With that being said, you may have to adjust the caster again.

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I added the Icon TEI spacer to the front and 1 inch taller blocks in the rear to my 2005 with no problems. With that being said, you may have to adjust the caster again.
Adjust the caster...again? Mine wasn't adjusted in the beginning. Should it have been? It's only been on for a few months. Post a pic of your truck.
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The drop brackets installed during the lift put the caster back to original. When you start adding more lift the caster will change, 1 inch would not be a big change unless it was at the low end of the specification from the factory. I will get a picture up asap.

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You're likely going to run into issues with the length of your track bar, drag link, brake lines and need to correct your caster. I would add a .5*-1* caster shim to compensate for the additional lift.
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