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FOX offers Jeep owners a new level of valve with the introduction of the Evolution Series IFP shocks for under $100.

fox vehicle photo08 220x146 FOX Expands Product Offerings with Evolution Series IFP Shocks for Jeep ApplicationsEl Cajon, Calif. – For four decades, FOX has been an industry leader in the design and development of high performance shocks that are tested by winning snowmobile, mountain bike, ATV, UTV, and off-road athletes around the world.  The data collected from these racing efforts is applied to ever consumer level product FOX builds.
FOX engineers have been hard at work to deliver the best possible high performance shock and steering stabilizers for trucks and Jeeps at the most affordable price point to date. The result of this yearlong development phase produced the new Evolution Series IFP mono-tube shocks and steering stabilizers. Read More→

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FOX KOH Spec Ultra4 2014 220x146 FOX Selected as Exclusive Suspension Partner of ULTRA4 Spec ClassFOX also announces $15,000 in cash and product purses for the Ultra4, EMC Stock, EMC Modified, and Spec classes.

El Cajon, Calif. – Ultra4 racing has grown exponentially since King of the Hammers (KOH) started as a small gathering of friends back in 2007.  The latest addition to this hybrid event that combines desert racing and rock crawling is the Ultra4 4700 Spec Class, which allows race enthusiasts to enjoy an arrive-and-race experience at King of the Hammers and other Ultra4 races throughout the year.

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New for 2014 are aluminum reservoir bodies with integrated O-ring sealed air valve caps and improved universal reservoir mounting clamps

FOX 2.0 Factory Series Reservoir 220x83 FOX Revamps 2.0 Factory Series Reservoir Shocks for 2014El Cajon, Calif. – For decades, the FOX 2.0 Factory Series Reservoir smooth body shock has been the ultimate performance suspension upgrade for stock or lifted trucks and SUVs–but unwilling to rest on its laurels, FOX has gone back to the drawing board to make the 2.0 Factory Series Reservoir shock even better.  New for 2014 are aluminum reservoir bodies with integrated O-ring sealed air valve caps and improved universal reservoir mounting clamps. Read More→

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Categories : Suspension

Company Boosts Contingency Package to $15,000, Offers Free Tuning Sessions with Israelsen at Johnson Valley Event

2014 FOX KOH 220x146 FOX Hires Rock Racing Suspension Guru Wayne Israelsen for 2014 King of the Hammers EventEl Cajon, Calif. – For years, FOX athletes have ruled “King of the Hammers,” an extreme competition called “the toughest single day event in the world.” In the event, competitors race across the desert at high speeds, conquering several of the nation’s toughest rock crawling trails. FOX athletes have consistently been the fastest in the competition, earning more titles than all other shock manufacturers combined. Read More→

SEMA 2013: Shannon Campbell’s Buggy

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

shannoncampbell 1 800x533 SEMA 2013: Shannon Campbells Buggy

When it comes to rock-racing, there’s few names more recognizable than Shannon Campbell. There’s no surprise that his vehicle is just as notable. Shannon’s buggy, to say the least, is seriously impressive—to fabricators and home builders, you might even call it a work of art. The devil is in the details, so spend a little bit of time taking a look at what separates this vehicle from the rest. Read More→

SEMA 2013: Rob MacCachren’s TRAXXAS Race Truck

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

traxxas 11 800x533 SEMA 2013: Rob MacCachrens TRAXXAS Race Truck

Even though you’re probably familiar with TRAXXAS—this isn’t an R/C car—it’s a serious off-road racing machine. Rob MacCachren’s TRAXXAS race truck is one of the more well-used race rigs we’ve seen at SEMA so far. Rob’s truck has 35″ tires, gnarly FOX Racing suspension, and more travel than you probably know what to do with. Check it out here.  Read More→

FOX 4.0 Factory Series Bypass Now Available

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

4.0 diameter bypass shocks provide additional damping and cooling capabilities over smaller options

FOX OFFROAD 40 FACTORY BYPASS DETAIL 2 146x220 FOX 4.0 Factory Series Bypass Now AvailableNow available, the FOX 4.0 Factory Series Bypass shock is the ideal position-sensitive shock for lightweight unlimited offroad racecars and pre-runners.

Bypass shocks allow precise adjustment of multiple stages of compression and rebound damping. The 4.0 Factory Series Bypass shock adds another competitive option to FOX’s already extensive bypass shock lineup. The expanded volume provides a wider damping range and increased cooling—optimizing the suspension and increasing the vehicle’s capabilities. The 4.0 Bypass shock uses the same extended and compressed lengths as the 3.5 Factory Series Bypass for easy upgrading. Read More→

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Quick Adjusting Bypass technology is available as an option for all new 2.5, 3.0, and 3.5 FOX External Bypass shocks or as an upgrade

FOX QAB DEATIL 1 220x146 FOX Quick Adjusting Bypass (QAB) Technology Now AvailableThe FOX Quick Adjusting Bypass (QAB) technology allows you to manually adjust bypass tubes, quickly and easily, making fumbling with tools and visually counting turns obsolete.

The CNC Machined 6061-T6 aluminum adjustment knobs—anodized blue for compression or red for rebound–are knurled for increased grip, with laser-etched arrows indicating adjustment direction.  The adjuster has the same flow and range of adjustment as our regular bypass units. The new design has a definitive click at every quarter revolution of the knob, making adjustments simple and quick—tracking shock changes is now easier than ever. The knobs also feature an O-ring seal to keep moisture and contaminants out, insuring a reliable adjustment turn after turn. Read More→

FOX to release two exciting new products for Jeep JK

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

FOX releases two new products that will increase performance and control Jeep Wrangler JK.

fox vehicle photo06 FOX to release two exciting new products for Jeep JK

El Cajon, Calif. – Two exciting new products for Jeep JKs from FOX are ready for release. The first is a revolutionary steering stabilizer that incorporates both innovative design and function.

The FOX Performance Series Adjustable Through Shaft (ATS) steering stabilizer offers unrivaled steering control and a striking high tech appearance. The technologically advanced design cancels unwanted steering forces in both directions, taking the place of two conventional opposing stabilizers. It will also respond to your input with 24 clicks of external adjustment to fine tune the feel. The integrated reservoir allows for additional fluid capacity and improves cooling during extreme use. Also included is FOX’s relocating hardware that moves the steering stabilizer up and out of the way utilizing a new track bar relocation bolt and tie-rod mounting clamp. The ATS represents a revolutionary breakthrough in stabilizer design. Read More→

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FOX athletes begin the 2013 Best in the Desert racing series with multiple wins and a clean sweep of the 6100 class podium on a tough Parker, Arizona race course.  

fox meyers p425 2013 1 FOX Athletes capture numerous victories at BITD season opener.El Cajon, Calif. – Miles of deep sand and brutal rocks strewn across the legendary Parker 425 race course took its toll on many competitors but failed to prevent FOX athletes from wins in classes 1500, 1000, 1100, 6100 and 2000.

In the unlimited open wheel class, (1500) Corey Keysar took the win and fifth place overall ahead of FOX athlete Brian Parkhouse in second. “We were not concerned about a top qualifying position, it is a long race,” said Corey, “We ran just hard enough in time trials to start ahead of the slower cars in our class. On raceday, we would need a clean run. We had no issues, our FOX shocks were flawless.” Read More→

FOX tuning experts and factory support personnel will be on the lakebed to assist competitors in their quest to take the “King of the Hammers” title for the fifth time in six years.  

fox tuning FOX lends wide ranging support and $6000 to uphold King of the Hammers dynastyEl Cajon, Calif. – FOX athletes have ruled King of the Hammers, an extreme competition called “the toughest single day event in the world.” Competitors race across the desert at high speed and conquer several of the toughest rock crawling trails in the United States, all in the same day. FOX athletes have consistently been the fastest due to FOX’s precise tuning and superiordamping performance. FOX tuning gurus will arrive on Monday, February 4th to begin assisting in vehicle set-up. They observe the racecars performance and review technical feedback from the driver. They then consult with the driver to implement any adjustments needed to maximize performance. FOX’s direct involvement with competitors provides vital information that goes right back into developing new engineering solutions that dominate the competition.   Read More→

Athletes who took victories in limited open-wheeled cars and big V8-powered trucks say winning races has become more about intense full-speed, all-out racing.

 2012 FOX off road desert championships push and test limits of man and machineEL CAJON, Calif.  While no one would ever call off-road desert racing easy, its evolution has seen the races become more challenging and strenuous on both the drivers and the equipment. The long and diverse list of 2012 championship-winning athletes show what it takes to win in some of the most demanding racing styles in the world.

Running everything from 68-horsepower 1/2-1600 cars to 800-horsepower trick trucks, each class of off-road race vehicle has its own unique demands. This year’s desert champions relied on their suspension systems, among other things, to outperform the competition. Read More→