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chevy gmc 2500hd 3500 0 3 leveling system stage 2 220x220 ICON 2011+ GM 2500HD / 3500 Suspension System Update

 ICON Vehicle Dynamics has re-staged our 2011-Current Chevrolet & GMC 2500/3500 HD suspension systems. After long-term ride testing and tuning, ICON feels the front 2.0 shocks are unable to provide a quality riding system both on and off-road without being overworked prematurely. ICON 2011+ GM 2500HD / 3500 Suspension System Update

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MaxTrac Releases Dodge Ram 2WD 6-Inch Lift Kit

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

MaxTrac Announces New 6-Inch Lift Kit For 2003-2008 2WD Dodge Ram 2500/3500

MT DodgeHD6inK 220x140 MaxTrac Releases Dodge Ram 2WD 6 Inch Lift KitAnaheim, Calif. — With the prices of 4×4 trucks skyrocketing over the past few years, the traditional truck owner has gone back to the basics by purchasing a 2WD truck to get the job done. But what he had to sacrifice is being able to personalize his truck by lifting it along with larger wheels and tires. Well, that’s not the case any more.

MaxTrac Suspension offers a lower-cost alternative for 2WD owners to achieve the same look as 4x4s without breaking the bank. The company’s newest lift system for 2003-2008 Dodge Ram 2WD HD trucks affordably increases ground clearance. Read More→

MetalcloakDuroflex35Suspension Cherokee 200x220 Metalcloak’s 3.5 Duroflex Cherokee XJ Suspension SystemMetalcloak brings the undisputed success of the Duroflex Joint to Jeep Cherokee, XJ, owners with the 3.5″ Duroflex Suspension System. The patent pending Duroflex joint offers the vibration dampening of a rubber bushing with the high-misalignment of a ball joint – all housed in adjustable chromoly control arms.  Add the industry’s leading Dual Rate coil springs with the longest extended length and you have the ultimate on and off-road set up. Adjustable Front Bump Stop System provides the option of 1” to 4” in Bump Stop for proper tire clearance. System includes everything you need including steel-braided, Kevlar-lined front & rear brake lines, solid chromoly front track-bar, sway bar disconnects, replacement shackle bushings, rear bump stop kit, grade-8 u-bolts, complete replacement rear leaf packs, and all the hardware needed for installation.  Comes with front and rear ARB-Old Man Emu shocks.  Read More→

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ICON 2007-UP Jeep JK Steering Stabilizer Kit

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

ICOM Jeep Wrangler JK Steering Stabilizer 220x132 ICON 2007 UP Jeep JK Steering Stabilizer KitICON Vehicle Dynamics has recently developed a high-clearance steering stabilizer kit for the 2007-UP Jeep Wrangler JK that not only increases damping ability, but also relocates the stabilizer up and out of the way of rocks, brush, and other trail hazards. Replacing the stock stabilizer with the ICON unit reduces feedback to the steering wheel by way of an ICON 2.0 Aluminum Series shock that’s been tuned specifically for the Jeep JK. This translates into more comfortable and more consistent steering characteristics both on and off-road. Read More→

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ICON 2014 F-150 Suspension Release

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

ICON Ford F 150 220x132 ICON 2014 F 150 Suspension ReleaseICON Vehicle Dynamics 2014 F-150 suspension systems are designed with maximum performance and the serious driver in mind. The primary focus of ICON engineers is to increase wheel travel and damping ability, which translates into outstanding vehicle control and ride quality both on and off-road. An in-depth R&D process including suspension articulation, ride tuning, and dyno testing allowed us to develop products that are engineered to work specifically for that vehicle. We have assembled several unique stages of suspension systems for the 2014 4WD F-150, ranging from a standard coilover and shock setup to the all-out Stage 5 system that extracts the most performance from the vehicle utilizing larger, more technologically-advanced components. ICON 2014 F 150 Suspension Release Read More→

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FOX offers Jeep owners a new level of valve with the introduction of the Evolution Series IFP shocks for under $100.

fox vehicle photo08 220x146 FOX Expands Product Offerings with Evolution Series IFP Shocks for Jeep ApplicationsEl Cajon, Calif. – For four decades, FOX has been an industry leader in the design and development of high performance shocks that are tested by winning snowmobile, mountain bike, ATV, UTV, and off-road athletes around the world.  The data collected from these racing efforts is applied to ever consumer level product FOX builds.
FOX engineers have been hard at work to deliver the best possible high performance shock and steering stabilizers for trucks and Jeeps at the most affordable price point to date. The result of this yearlong development phase produced the new Evolution Series IFP mono-tube shocks and steering stabilizers. Read More→

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ICON RAM 2500/3500 Coilover Conversion Systems

Friday, February 14th, 2014

ICON Ram 3500 with coilovers 220x132 ICON RAM 2500/3500 Coilover Conversion SystemsThe 2003-2013 RAM 2500 / 3500 chassis is a solid foundation that makes for a competent heavy-duty work truck or a tough weekend warrior that’s able to take some serious off-road abuse. While these heavy-duty RAM trucks perform quite well off the lot, ICON Vehicle Dynamics engineers have spent a significant amount of time at the drawing board developing suspension systems to extract higher levels of performance. ICON’s new 3-5” Coilover Conversion Systems address the issue of a lack of adjustment in OEM components that may force RAM owners to set up their trucks for one situation or another. For example, maximum wheel travel and comfort may be experienced at a particular ride height, but when a winch setup or a snow plow is outfitted to the truck the front end is susceptible to a loss in height or ride quality. With the features of the ICON Coilover Conversion System, RAM owners can now make a simple change to the coil adjuster to acquire the look and performance they desire without adding parts or sacrificing ride quality.

ICON Ram coilover reservoir ICON RAM 2500/3500 Coilover Conversion Systems

The RAM Coilover Conversion System has been tested and tuned to offer comfort, stability, and drivability over a wide range of terrains. 2.5” remote reservoir coilover shocks provide exceptional ride characteristics while tubular steel or billet aluminum link arms add strength and decrease bushing bind. ICON offers several staged systems that include upgraded components and additional features along with all parts required for a straightforward install. ICON’s unique CDC (Compression Damping Control) Valve can be incorporated into the RAM Coilover Conversion System for the ultimate in adjustability and user-defined tuning.

ICON Ram Coilover Kit ICON RAM 2500/3500 Coilover Conversion Systems

Key Features:

  • Made in the USA
  • Adjustable ride height 3-5″ lift height
  • Increased ride quality over stock with no change in towing capacity
  • Decreased body roll
  • ICON engineered 2.5 coilover shocks with Eibach coils
  • Corrosion-resistant CAD plated shock body
  • 7/8 polished NitroSteel® shaft
  • Remote reservoir for consistent damping at extreme temperatures
  • Tubular steel upper and lower links feature dual rate bushing assemblies
  • Correctly positioned steering and track bar components
  • No drive shaft modifications needed

Systems Pass Federal Rollover Safety Test; Rancho Engineers Integrate Options to Accommodate Varying OE Steering Knuckle Material

Rancho 2014 GMC Sierra 220x131 Rancho® Launches New Performance Suspension Systems for 2014 GMC Sierra 1500Long Beach, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 – The new Rancho 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 suspension systems recently passed the U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 126 – Electronic Stability Control Systems (FMVSS-126) test – and were engineered to accommodate the varying steering knuckle materials being used by GMC.

The truck that recently passed FMVSS-126 included the new 6-in. Rancho suspension system, rear Rancho® RS7000MT™ (RS7297) shocks, and front OE struts with spacers. The truck also was outfitted with BFGoodrich® Mud-Terrain T/AKM2 325/60R20 tires and 20-in. Vision Off-Road Assassin wheels finished in matte black. Read More→

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New for 2014 are aluminum reservoir bodies with integrated O-ring sealed air valve caps and improved universal reservoir mounting clamps

FOX 2.0 Factory Series Reservoir 220x83 FOX Revamps 2.0 Factory Series Reservoir Shocks for 2014El Cajon, Calif. – For decades, the FOX 2.0 Factory Series Reservoir smooth body shock has been the ultimate performance suspension upgrade for stock or lifted trucks and SUVs–but unwilling to rest on its laurels, FOX has gone back to the drawing board to make the 2.0 Factory Series Reservoir shock even better.  New for 2014 are aluminum reservoir bodies with integrated O-ring sealed air valve caps and improved universal reservoir mounting clamps. Read More→

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Two-wheel drive lift technology goes to new heights with 4.5-inch and 7-inch spindle lift systems for 2003-2013 Ram ½-tons

MaxTrac Ram 2WD 7inch lift 220x138 MaxTrac Releases Ram 1500 4.5 Inch, 7 Inch Lift KitsAnaheim, Calif. — MaxTrac Suspension released new lift systems that incorporate the company’s signature lift spindles. For 2003-2013 Ram 1500 2WD trucks, the new MaxTrac knuckles – cast from ductile iron and finished with a durable black e-coat for corrosion-resistance – provide 4.5 inches of lift. This provides enough wheelwell clearance to fit many 35-inch-tall tires without having to trim the fenders. Read More→

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Rancho 2014 GMC Sierra 1500, 2009-2013 Ford F-150 Systems Certified as FMVSS-126 Compliant; BFGoodrich Tires, OE Wheel Works Wheels Included in Testing

Rancho GMC Sierra 220x146 Rancho® Suspension Systems Pass Federal Rollover Safety TestLong Beach, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 – The Rancho® lift kits for 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2009-2013 Ford F-150 (RS6519B) trucks recently met all requirements of the U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 126 – Electronic Stability Control Systems (FMVSS-126) test. Read More→

Metalcloak AdjustableRearBumpStopKit 220x127 Metalcloak’s Adjustable Rear Bump Stop System Makes Designing Your JK Suspension EasyMetalcloak continues their trend of innovation with the Adjustable REAR Bump Stop System. Like most of us, you’ve probably guessed what size bump stop you need for your lift kit, fender and tire combination. Guess no more.

Following the success of the Adjustable Front Bump Stop System that uses hockey-like pucks to provide the option of 1” to 4” in Bump Stop, Metalcloak’s Adjustable Rear Bump Stop System for the JK Wrangler allows you to easily change the Bump Stop to fit your JK’s specific needs. Each kit comes with eight rectangular pucks (four for each side) manufactured from trail-proven natural thermoplastic rubber designed to mount in a staggered pattern (1” high to 4” high, depending on need) providing a full and complete bump stop option. Just Install. Test. Adjust. It’s that easy. Metalcloak, It’s Your Jeep, Only Better Read More→

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