2011-2016 GM 2500HD/3500 6-8" Torsion Drop Suspension System - Stage 3

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K78203

The ICON 2011-2016 Chevy/GMC 2500HD/3500  6-8" Stage 3 Torsion Drop Suspension System is our top level system that was engineered to offer superior ride quality, performance, component protection, increase suspension travel, and reliability all in one complete package. With over a year of development and testing our suspension system is sure to perform with the best on or off-road handling and drivability. Included in this lift kit are components and features such as a heavy duty boxed sub-frame with integrated differential and transmission skid plates, precision CNC machined cast iron spindle knuckles, adjustable lift height, V.S. 2.5 Series shocks front & rear, rear lift blocks w/ built in bump stops, tubular uniball upper control arms, all Made in the USA. The Stage 3 GM 2500HD/3500 6-8" system adds ICON tubular steel uniball upper control arms which increase the front suspension travel, giving you superior overall performance & handling compared to any other available suspension. Uniball Upper control arms not only add suspension travel when paired with our V.S. 2.5 Series Piggyback shocks, but add strength and durability while improving alignment specifications.

 

KEY FEATURES:

  • Heavy duty boxed sub-frame with integrated diff and transmission skid plates
  • Precision CNC machined cast iron spindle knuckles
  • Fits 2WD & 4WD models
  • 6-8” adjustable lift height
  • V.S. 2.5 Series Piggyback front and rear shocks
  • Includes ICON tubular steel uniball upper control arms
  • Improved drivability and handling over stock
  • Complies with GM Stabilitrak system
  • ICON high quality fit, appearance and improved suspension function
  • Retains Factory track width when high offset wheels are used
  • 2.5" Series piggyback rear shocks and uniball upper control arms available
  • Made in the USA
  • Lifetime warranty on ICON fabricated non serviceable components

 

TECH INFO:

  • Fits 2WD & 4WD Applications
  • Front drive shaft & shift linkage brackets recommended for vehicles with 4WD that will be operated at highway speeds of 15 MPH or more (Part #78705, 78706, 78708)
  • 2016 models that opt for the double cardan driveshaft option (Part #78705, 78706) require transmission shift link arm (Part #78712) IN ADDITION TO linkage kit (Part #78708)

 

WHEEL & TIRE FITMENT INFO:

OEM Wheels & Tires: Yes

AfterMarket Wheels: 17-18" w/ up to 5.5" Backspace, 20" + w/ up to 5.75 - 6" Backspace (pending wheel make)

Aftermarket Tires: 35" when lifted at 6-7", 37" when lifted to 8"(minor trimming required)

 

SYSTEM COMPONENTS:

78700 (QTY.1) | 2011-2016 Chevy & GMC 2500HD / 3500 - Subframe Box Kit - Front/Rear Subframes, Transmission and Diff Skids Diff Drops & Hardware / Blocks and Ubolts

78702 (QTY.1) |  2011-2016 Chevy & GMC 2500HD / 3500 - Torsion Drop / Bump Stop Kit

77738P (QTY.1) | 2011-2016 GM 2500HD / 3500, 2.5" Diameter Piggyback Front Shock, ICON Uniball UCA (Pair)

77727P (QTY.1) | 2001-2016 GM 2500HD / 3500, 2.5" Diameter Piggyback Rear Shock (Pair)

78500 (QTY.1) | 2011-2016 Chevy & GMC 2500HD / 3500 - Tubular Uniball Upper Control Arms

 

OPTIONS:

78704 | 2011-2016 Chevrolet 2500HD - Front Skid Plate System           

78705* | 2001-2016 Chevrolet 2500HD - Front CV Drive Shaft - Allison Transmission                     

78706* | 2001-2016 Chevrolet 2500HD - Front CV Drive Shaft - 4L80E / 4L90E Transmission           

78707 | 2011-2016 Chevrolet 2500HD - Steel Braided Brakeline Kit - 6-8" Lift Kit    

78708 | 2007-2016 Chevrolet 2500HD - Transmission Shift Linkage Relocation Bracket Kit

191011 | Tubular Uniball Upper Control Arm Cover Caps

* (2007-UP models require Part #78708 for use of this part)



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