Icon Delta Joint

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About the Delta Joint

ICON Vehicle Dynamics is extremely proud to introduce the Delta Joint – a new product that combines the durability of a ball joint with the performance of a traditional uniball. The Delta Joint’s patent-pending design was conceived after an interesting pattern of premature uniball wear was recognized by our engineering team. What was peculiar about these cases was that they seemed to be consistently reported from areas in which road salts and other harsh de-icing agents are used throughout the year. After the inspection of several sets of uniballs, it was clear that wear and tear were being accelerated on these components in these particular conditions.

While the industry standard uniball does a great job of allowing the control arms of a vehicle to articulate with little bind, they do have an inherent weakness that leaves more to be desired when used in a daily driven application - exposure to the elements. Whether it be corrosive chemicals used on roadways or the unforgiving dirt and mud that comes with off-road adventure, uniballs allow this debris to build up and eventually work its way into the internals causing wear and possibly failure. Understanding this flaw and the problems that it creates is what sparked the idea of developing a heavy duty, high angle retrofit ball joint which ultimately led to the creation of the patent pending ICON Delta Joint.

Key Features

Durability: Zinc plated housing, Metal on metal internals and a greasable design for maximum longevity and noise-free operation, and Application specific taper pins for precise fit across a wide range of vehicles.
Sealed Design: Sealed design protects Delta Joint from the elements, road salts, and other debris
Angularity Capable of high angularity required for optimal performance for lifted applications.
Strength: Pullout Strength greater than comparable industry standard uniball
Greasable: Greasable Design with two adapters included, Delta Joints come pre-greased with quality waterproof moly grease
Application: Application specific taper pins for precise fit across a wide range of vehicles


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Check out these two recent #SDHQBUILT Tacomas builds we completed. Both builds are different but each one features different capabilities and functionality. At SDHQ we pride ourselves on listening to our customers and building around their needs and style. Whatever you are looking for we have the products, knowledge and experience to make your perfect build a reality.

This build started with a brand new, completely stock 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD. We wanted to maximize off-road capabilities as much as possible, yet maintain the ride and function of day to day driving. We paired Total Chaos Suspension components with Icon shocks to achieve a mid travel kit that allows increased travel and superior dampening. This Tacoma turned out to be an absolute beast and the digressive valving makes the transition from off-road to on, seamless. This truck got loaded with enough Baja Designs off-road lighting to be able to take on the Baja 1000, and as always SDHQ outfitted all that lighting in a clean custom package. In addition to our custom lighting mounts we installed a SDHQ EXCLUSIVE winch mount that neatly houses a Warn winch behind the stock bumper. Check out the full product breakdown below and as always feel free to contact us for any questions about the products and services we offer! So when you’re ready to take your truck to the next level you know you can trust the professionals at SDHQ. 

Front Suspension:
Total Chaos Heimed UCA
Total Chaos Race Series LCA
Icon Remote Resi Extended Travel w/ CDC and 700lb Coils
Total Chaos Cam Tab Gusset
Total Chaos Spindle Gusset
Total Chaos Coil Bucket Gusset
SDHQ Cab Mount Chop – This is custom modification offered by SDHQ that allows for proper tire clearance.Rear Suspension:
Icon Omega Bypass
Icon Air Bump Kit
Deaver  U402 LeafsU-Bolt FlipRecovery and Armor:
Warn Zeon-10S Platnium with Spydura Synthetic winch line
Factor 55 Flat Link
Pelfreybilt Aluminum IFS Skid
Pelfreybilt Aluminum Mid Skid
Pelfreybilt Aluminum T-Case Skid
SDHQ ABS GuardsLighting:
SDHQ Dual Grill Light Mount ***SDHQ EXCLUSIVE PRODUCT***
Baja Designs 30″ Onyx6 Hi-Power Driving Combo White
Baja Designs 30″ Onyx6 Hi-Power Flood Amber
Baja Designs XL80 Driving Combo White
Baja Designs Squadron R Sport Amber Fog Replacement
Baja Designs Squadron Sport Flood Dust Light
Baja Designs S2 Pro Reverse Lights
SwitchPros Bezel Mount
Putco LED HeadlightsWheels and Tires:
Method Race Wheels 17×8.5 NV Matte Black
Toyo Open Country MT 285/75/17

AFE CAI with Ram Air Scoop
AFE Hi-Tuck Exhaust
Doug Thorley Down Tubes
Doug Thorley Mid Pipe


This customer definitely pushes his trucks to the limit. He came to us with damaged factory plastics and was looking to completely reinforce not only his factory exterior components but suspension as well.  We went with Pelfreybilt bumpers, sliders and skid plates, they are heavy duty but offered clean lines and housing for all the Baja Designs lighting we could throw at it. He wanted a truck that could handle the abuse off-road but maintain handling on road as well. We knew he needed a suspension system designed with maximum performance in mind. Our primary focus was to increase wheel travel and damping ability, which translates into outstanding vehicle control and ride quality. So we went with Total Chaos upper control arm coupled with Icon shocks. Needless to say the customer was extremely happy and been enjoying putting his upgrades to the test.  Check out the complete build out and as always feel free to contact SDHQ for any questions about the products or services SDHQ offers, call 480-633-2929 today and speak with any one of our trained sales team.


Front Runner Cab & Shell Rack, Shell Mount 
Custom SDHQ Cab Access Cab Mount for Front Runner Rack 


Limited Edition SDHQ Flannels by DIXXON Flannel Co.!

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The perfect holiday gift! SDHQ OFFROAD has collaborated with Dixxon Flannel Co. to bring you a limited edition SDHQ Flannel. Dixxon Signature Pattern boasts the deepest blacks, brightest highlights, and the cleanest blends. Classics Redefined. Stop by the Shop pick yours up today or go online!

Go check out the new Digi Camo Under Armour Hoodie added to our SWAG SHOP!  

As always go check out our entire SWAG Shop for new items and all the classics!




SDHQ Tundra Build

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Our customer came to us with a stock 2015 Tundra and said he wanted  something different than the same old cookie cutter lift, wheel tire package you could get anywhere else.  He said he wanted a truly off-road capable pre-runner that would maintain its street manners and look good while doing both. We knew exactly what to do. Here is the build breakdown. For any questions about any of the products from this build, give us a call! 480-633-2929



Icon Stage 6 Suspension System

Remote resi front coilovers with CDC

Billet UCA

2.5″ piggy back rear shocks with CDC

Deaver leaf springs

Total Chaos Shackles



4.88 Gears

ARB Air Locker



Method 105 Beadlocks

Toyo RT 35×12.50R17



Switch pros

Painless dual battery

Baja Designs OnX6 50″ Arc Bar

Baja Designs S8 20″ Bar

Baja Designs XL 80 A-pillar lights

Putco Nite Lux LED Headlights



SDHQ front bumper with winch mount

SDHQ Fiberglass Fenders and Bedsides

SDHQ A Pillar Mounts

Warn 9.5 XP with Synthetic line

Factor 55 Prolink and Hawse fairlead

AMP Powered Running Boards

ARB Twin air compressor

Transfer Flow 46 Gallon Midship replacement Tank


Check out the Full Gallery here:



SDHQ Approved Recovery Gear

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SDHQ Carries a huge selection of recovery gear and products to get you out of sticky situations. Over the years we put hundreds of different types of recovery products to the test in real life applications and not all make the cut. Here are some of our favorite recovery products!

 Factor 55 products utilize a  CLOSED SYSTEM WINCHING™ is a winching technique using rigging comprised entirely of closed link hardware. The non-closable opening of common winch hooks prevent hooks from qualifying as secure closed links.  Poorly constructed sheet metal safety latches of hooks do not qualify as a secure means to contain loads and are prone to failure, especially during momentary slack conditions where winch loads often shift and apply high forces to these weak non-structural latches.  Hooks often come loose during vehicle recovery operations due to hook safety latch failures.
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 A kinetic energy recovery rope (KERR), Bubba Rope® provides superior performance, strength and durability that goes way beyond typical recovery ropes, snatch straps and chains. It stretches and actively uses its own kinetic energy to help get your stuck vehicle moving. Gator-Jaw® from Bubbarope Stronger Than Steel! Breaking Strength: 32,000 lbs! Gator-Jaw shackles are made from Plasma® rope which is the highest strength synthetic rope available. Gator-Jaw™ shackles are stronger than comparable steel shackles. These shackles won’t rust and are so light they float.  Offer good through September 30th
MAXTRAX is the lightweight, easy-to-use vehicle recovery and extraction device that’s easily carried by almost anything with four-wheels ensuring an easy way out if your vehicle becomes stuck.
For more information about these or any other recovery products feel free to call our sales team at 480-633-2929 today!


2015 F150 Taken up a Notch!

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Untitled-4We wanted to take the number one selling truck in America and make it a SDHQ built F-150. The F-150 is a great starting platform, however we knew we could turn it up a few notches. Our goal was to make a clean and functional daily driver with offroad capabilities. With the addition of a few bolt on accessories, we transformed the truck from basic to an extremely capable offroad vehicle with great street manners. The 5.0L power plant certainly isn’t lacking power, but we have never had anyone say they have too much power, so we took a Whipple Supercharger and paired it with AFE twisted steel headers and exhaust. That power and performance translates to 500Hp to the rear wheels. For this build we wanted to do something different than anything else we’ve seen on the market and we had fun doing it ! All of these products are ready and available to our 2015 Ford F150 owners. Here’s the breakdown:


The ICON Vehicle Dynamics 2015+ Ford F-150 Stage 5 suspension system is the best choice for drivers looking to maximize the on and offroad potential of their trucks and will inspire confidence behind the wheel in nearly any situation.  ICON engineers’ primary focus is to increase wheel travel and damping ability, which translates into outstanding vehicle control and ride quality both on and off-road. This system includes vehicle-specific tuned 2.5” coilover shocks featuring an external remote reservoir w/ CDCV for exceptional cooling properties and ICON-engineered Eibach coil springs for superior vehicle “feel” through the range of travel. These coilovers are also height adjustable from 2-2.5” allowing the use of larger, more aggressive wheel and tire combinations. Uniball upper control arms on the F-150 not only add strength and durability, but help retain factory alignment spec range increasing caster over stock. ICON 2.5 Series Piggyback w/ CDCV rear shocks utilize a vehicle-specific valving that balances the performance of the truck from front to rear. 2.5″ CDC reservoir front and rear shocks ensure optimum performance by increasing the duration of consistent damping regardless of situation, keeping the shocks at a cooler operating temperature during heavy use. ICON’s CDC Valve upgrade is included in this stage front and rear for those desiring an easy way to tune the ride externally with 10 settings from soft to hard.  SHOP NOW: 2015+ F-150 Suspension System – Stage 5

Deaver Rear Leaf Pack





SDHQ A-Pillar Mounts Part Number: SDHQ-13-1206-G13  SHOP NOW!

We wanted to give the truck an aggressive understated look when it came to wheels & tires and we were excited to feature the new Shield ICON Alloys, paired with Toyo M/T’s this is the perfect street to offroad combination.
Power is key so we Supercharged the 5.0 V8 with AFE Headers/ Cat Back Exhaust System. We carry a wide selection of Performance based products specifically for the 2015+ Ford F150.
2015+ Options:

SDHQ presents an easy way to keep the slick look of your factory bumper while adding a winch. The SDHQ Winch mount was designed specifically for use on the Non-Ecoboost 2015 Ford F150. The SDHQ winch mount has been designed to fit the Warn Zeon 10 Platinum series of winches with wireless controller. Other winches similar in size with a similar bolt pattern may fit but are in no way guaranteed to fit by SDHQ or its distributors. With our mount you can keep the Warn roller fairlead that comes standard with either of those winches or you can swap out to synthetic rope and an aluminum fairlead for an even cleaner look.

This Winch Mount only fits the Non-Ecoboost 2015+ F150 (3.5L V6 N/A, 5.0 V8)

SDHQ Winch Mount