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Unread 07-10-2013, 11:07 PM   #1
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Some help with new shox please

So I'm looking at getting some new shox in my sport and I'm confused with these.
It says under lift 1.5" - 3.5". does that mean I have to have a 1.5" to 3.5" lift to run these?

http://www.ridefox.com/product.php?m...p=2&ref=filter

EDIT: There's the link.

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Unread 07-10-2013, 11:24 PM   #2
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If you have to ask the question, you don't need fox shocks. At all.

Get a pair of bilstein 5100s. They're cheaper and will serve you well
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Unread 07-10-2013, 11:51 PM   #3
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If you have to ask the question, you don't need fox shocks. At all.

Get a pair of bilstein 5100s. They're cheaper and will serve you well
Just trying to get some info. My dad has Fox shocks on his Raptor and those are pretty bad ***.
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Unread 07-11-2013, 05:20 AM   #4
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+1 on the Bilsteins. I run OME Nitrochargers however and theyre great, pretty sure you can run them on a stock setup too
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Unread 07-11-2013, 05:50 AM   #5
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Just trying to get some info. My dad has Fox shocks on his Raptor and those are pretty bad ***.
How often do you race the Baja 1000 with your jeep?

Just keep everything in perspective. A set of 4 bilsteins is a little more than 1 fox
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Unread 07-11-2013, 07:40 AM   #6
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Yeah but fox shocks look so rad!

Really though, 5100s work very well on the jeep. Even hauling through rocky areas and washboard on 35s they hold up very well. There are so many weak point on the stock jk suspension and steering that would be destroyed before you'd overheat or have problems with the bilsteins IMO. Spend the money elsewhere.
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Unread 07-11-2013, 09:43 AM   #7
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im with spyder on this, if you must spend the money they are well worth it. but i doubt youd notice the difference between them and bilsteins if you're only on the road.
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To answer your original question, yes. Yes, you need a lift to run those shocks.
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Unread 07-15-2013, 05:51 PM   #9
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Thanks guys. I'll probably pick up a set of 5100s.
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