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Old 03-27-2014, 06:06 PM   #1
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I am in the process of starting a raptor conversion on my 06 f150. I am starting with suspension and not sure which coilovers to get. I do lots of offroading and the streets here in Calgary are the worst. I like a nice smooth soft ride so what would you suggest for coil overs. I can thinking icons 2.5, fox 2.5 or king 2.5. Any tips would be great! I really want some raptor take offs for the rear but am having some trouble finding some.
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If you're really doing a conversion with raptor suspension parts, you have to get 3.0s for a raptor. Icons are the best, but I'll just say "you get what you pay for."
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All 3 brands are great products, the Kings being velocity dampened are best suited for hardcore/race situations. The Foxs which I run are highly recommended for daily drivers with the added benefit of position sensitive dampening which essentially gives you 3 zones, the top and bottom zones are great for the extreme travel/droop scenarios while the middle zone handles the mild (typical driving) travel.

If you go with the foxs you'll feel a dramatic difference right out of the driveway. Less springy, bouncy rebound instead more predictable and controlled.
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I'd base my decision on how much you will use them for intended purpose. That will justify or not spending extra cash on more expensive parts.
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