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Toyota Tacoma ICON RXT Suspension - Long Term Review

This is a long term ownership review, checking in after about 30k miles of having the stage 9 RXT kit from Icon Vehicle Dynamics on our 2006 Toyota Tacoma 4WD. The kit was initially installed in July of 2017, along with Frontrunner Roofracks, and an A.R.E Z-series bed camper shell - all in preparation for a week on the road and a week at Burning Man. Long term usability of the truck as a mobile base was our primary focus, since this truck will likely stay in the family forever. There’s 220,000 miles currently on the truck. Previous suspension experience...

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King Off-Road Shocks FAQ

From fox 2.0 shocks to the 2.5 King pintop kit and seems like the ride quality isn’t any better than the foxes maybe even slightly rougher while on road. Do the King shocks have a break in period or do I need to do anything because there new? All shocks do have a short break in period before they loosen up, however we would be lying if we told you the Kings 2.5s are not a little firmer on the road in comparison. The Fox 2.0 is really tuned for added comfort and control for daily drivers and more conservative...

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Rebuilding Kings with SDI Universal Electronic Reservoirs

The future of suspension technology in the off-road, overlanding, and heavy duty space lies in systems that can adapt across a range of uses. Whether we’re overlanding or rock crawling our daily drivers, the suspension should be up to the task. Most shocks are tuned towards the middle of the curve, meaning the needs of most people and setups. Your out of the box shocks have compression and rebound valving profiles with a mix of comfort, handling, and high speed performance. There are always trade offs. When it comes to King, the dogma surrounding their shocks is comfort and high...

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New Jeep Wrangler JL Suspension & Shock Buyers Guide
As you can see, from Sport to Sahara to Rubicon, the shock absorbers gradually increase in capabilities. A monotube shock is an upgrade over a twin tube shock, there are less moving parts, there is a larger active piston for more consistent damping, and heat dissipation is better as the oil in the shock is in direct contact with the body, and the body will shed heat better than two bodies.

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