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i have a 2.5 rough country level, icon has a sale 1400 for coil over and rear shocks. but i was thinking for that price ill just get a mcgaughys 7inch or fts. just looking to see real experience with people that have installed and or used both brands or what do you recommend...

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You will need to spend another $600 for ucas if using coil overs. It depends what you want out of your truck ride quality or lift. I think my coil overs are the best money I have spent. And I didn't want lift being that I regularly use my bed. With the lift all you're doing is dropping your stock suspension and not really improving your ride.

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i know ill have to change my uca. i just don't know which route to go. i run 20x10 wrapped in 33s and the rough country level doesn't work it rubs. i really don't feel like changing uca the icons coil overs say if you cut the bump stop it isnt required, but wrenching for 10+ years i know the only way to get a nice alignment and properly do it is to change the uca. i dont use my bed for much i usually use the 8ft diesel for towing or when i have to use a truck for work this is more just a daily mall cruiser sadly with a cam and some goodies
 

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Your stock UCA will actually hit the coil at droop. It's the same for all the 2.5 coil overs. And cutting bump stops is a bad idea if it's a 4wd. You can also add a 1.5in body lift like I did. So with my coils set at 2.5in and the 1.5in body I have more than enough room. You can also add those coil overs to a 6in lift for the best of both worlds.

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that is why i am leaning towards a lift kit just don't know what brand to go with..everyone has cons and pros just trying to figure out who has had better luck with what
 

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Another thing to consider. Your 33s will look silly with a 6-7in lift. And if moving to 35s then you have a regear issue if you want to retain the same power.

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i know all of this... and it doesn't look that bad with 33s. and i have 3.73 conversion sitting on the shelf at the shop just haven't got around to doing so. i was also going to procharge it
 

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i think im just going to go with the icon its on sale anyways, just trying to decide if i get their uniball or the cognito arms probably cognito since uniball will just get salt in them
 

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So, was wondering if you ever did the Zone 4.5" lift. I have a 2014 I am planning on lifting and was interested in doing the Fox 2.0 at the same time. Not for the lifting but to help smooth the ride. Indecisive and the longer I contemplate what I want to for, the more this shit is going to cost. Also, did you do any spacers for the front or rear? I know the Zone widens and he front track 1.5" each side in the front. Don't believe the Same happens with the RC lift. Great truck. Keep up the good work.
 
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