ICON Releases 2020 Jeep Gladiator 2.5″ Lift Suspension System

New from ICON – their 2.5” suspension system for the 2020 Jeep Gladiator JT. These systems drastically improve on and off-road ride quality. See more details below.

Official Release:

ICON Vehicle Dynamics is excited to announce the release of our first 2.5” suspension system for the new 2020 Jeep Gladiator JT. Aimed at drastically improving (not just maintaining) on and off-road ride quality the Stage 1 system includes front dual rate coil springs, rear billet aluminum coil spacers, 2.0 Aluminum Series shocks, front bump stops, adjustable sway bar end links, and all necessary hardware for a complete install. The JT is a very capable vehicle off of the showroom floor and with the addition of an ICON suspension system this capability is only expanded upon with improved suspension geometry and more robust components resulting in significant performance gains.

Through an accelerated testing process dubbed the “ICON1K” R&D program, ICON has logged over a thousand miles in the dirt pushing the JT to off-road extremes to identify limiting factors in OE components, develop products that remove these limits, and further extrapolate performance out of this vehicle. This 2.5” suspension system has been tweaked, tuned, and revised several times over the course of this ICON1K testing in an effort to provide unparalleled ride quality and vehicle dynamics for everything from rock crawling to high-speed desert running. By removing the aforementioned “limiting factors” this ICON suspension system completely redefines the potential of the 2020-UP Jeep Gladiator with wheel travel gains over 30%!

This ICON Vehicle Dynamics 2.5” suspension system will allow for the use of a 35” tire, while ICON Alloys offers wheels in both a 4.5” and 4.75” backspace that provide ideal fitments for the JT. For those who are looking to install a 37” tire, ICON will be offering an extended bump stop spacer kit that allows for this as well. Additional ICON JT components are currently in development, so be sure to keep your eyes out for an official release on the COMPLETE 2.5″ suspension system lineup in the near future!

Features:

  • 2.5″ lift height
  • Fits 35″ tires (37″ with extended bump stop spacer kit)
  • 33% front, 23% rear increase in wheel travel
  • Improves on and off-road ride quality over stock
  • Dual rate coil springs with lifetime guarantee against sagging/breakage
  • Billet aluminum rear 1.375″ coil spacers eliminate the factory rake
  • 2.0 Aluminum Series shocks with vehicle specific valving
  • Adjustable billet aluminum front sway bar links
  • 100% bolt-on system makes for an easy install
  • “ICON 1K” tested under rigorous off-road conditions to validate tune, performance, strength, and durability

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Chris McWilliams

Chris McWilliams grew up watching his dad race go-karts around his Southern Indiana home and started racing junior dragsters when he was 10 years old. Chris drove a UMP Mini Stock for two seasons until he totaled his racecar in an accident at Western Kentucky Speedway. He is currently a college student at Oakland City University working on a degree to pay the bills for his dirt racing addiction.
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