Which Fox shock did you order? I have Fox 2.0 Res shocks and would respectfully disagree with the prior posters: at least when compared against a "basic" aftermarket shock or the stock shocks. I've ridden back to back in a Jeep with a basic Billstein shock vs. my Fox and there is a difference on the street. Not on a smooth surface necessarily- but on crappy roads (at any speed.) They are indeed most noticeable on a trail- between the Fox shocks and TF bump stops my ride is significantly improved at anything other than crawling speed. Some people may not care about the combo (trail & road) and for those a less expensive, but upgraded shock, may be a better alternative.
One note- it does take awhile for the Fox to break in. Don't panic- the ride was spine-shattering for the first hundred miles or so. Fox will tell you they have to break in- and they do.
Since Fox came up- they are releasing an adjustable steering stabilizer. Saw it at SEMA- really cool idea.
I am running Fox 2.0's and a TeraFlex 2.5" coil kit, on my 2012 JK. It rides great on and off road.
I never really knew about the break in period on the shocks, but now that you mention it... Hard to tell if it actually "broke in" or I have just become used to the ride...? Either way I have no regrets.
glad ya like the shocks
be sure to check for clearance between the tire and res of the shock when turning and rolling over stuff i have had to adjust mine a bunch of times and still get slight contact at extreme turns and bumps off road
i have found it usefull to push the res all the way to the top of the shock seems to keep them out of the way
and after a few thousand miles they ride even better i have about 3000 on mine now and absoleluty love them
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