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IFP describes all of Fox's monotubes.

Out of curiosity, which IFP did you buy? Fox makes a cheap "Adventure Series", a middle line "Factory Series" (slowly being replaced with the "Evolution"), and a higher line "Performance Series."

The "Adventure Series" is way overpriced, and performs about the same as a Monroe or KYB gas charged shock.

I guess it's hard to resist the credibility enhancing paint job and performance enhancing sticker on the Foxes.
IFP describes emulsion shocks? How's that work?

I got the performance series. They were cheap, 105 bucks IIRC. No paint on them fancy aluminum shock bodies.
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IFP describes emulsion shocks? How's that work?

I got the performance series. They were cheap, 105 bucks IIRC. No paint on them fancy aluminum shock bodies.
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IFP describes emulsion shocks?
sorry if I wasn't clear: monotubes, which are single gas pistons with a dividing piston with a gas charge.

emulsions aren't monotubes (Fox has a separate line of emulsions, as you probably know)

btw, $105 is a steal for performance series IFPs. They usually go for $40 more a shock.
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sorry if I wasn't clear: monotubes, which are single gas pistons with a dividing piston with a gas charge.

emulsions aren't monotubes (Fox has a separate line of emulsions, as you probably know)

btw, $105 is a steal for performance series IFPs. They usually go for $40 more a shock.
Fox's 2.0 emulsion is a monotube. Most of the quality aluminum-body emulsion shocks are.
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Anyone have any experience with the Rock crawler shocks?
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I started a thread on looking for suspension recently too. Fox are being looked at. I asked about the emulsion shocks and if they are offering them for us and they said they are discontinuing them. The emulsify, LOL. Their words, not mine.

They did say the IFP seem to be the way to go or the remote reservoir ones. The IFP's are rebuildable but for $35 more you can get a new shock...

Still havent committed to what I am going to get. OME, Bilstein, Fox, all on the table. King and $$$$ shocks are not. Probably not doing remote either. Just too expensive right now for me...
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Fox Shocks vs. Bilsteins

My only thought on this is that I have personally seen 2 no-res fox shocks broken. On Rovers (d1 and defender) both at the lower mount rear....
Neither occurred off road
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I was on hold for like 20 minutes, and when I finally got some one on the phone he was kind of a tool. I was asking about loop to loop alternatives.

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I started a thread on looking for suspension recently too. Fox are being looked at. I asked about the emulsion shocks and if they are offering them for us and they said they are discontinuing them. The emulsify, LOL. Their words, not mine.

They did say the IFP seem to be the way to go or the remote reservoir ones. The IFP's are rebuildable but for $35 more you can get a new shock...

Still havent committed to what I am going to get. OME, Bilstein, Fox, all on the table. King and $$$$ shocks are not. Probably not doing remote either. Just too expensive right now for me...
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So far I have owned OME on my D90 and Bilsteins and OME on my Disco. Of the cheap series , I preferred the OME's (but I didn't have the 7100.)

I have a fox shock on my mountain bike and I love that--but that is a different beast.

Since I tow, off road and have a fairly laden truck when we camp, they are rather important, I would like something that I could vary the valving if need be, something tweakable. I may actually spend more than intended... Crap. Deep down I'd rather get the right thing for the job. I guess I have more thought to do...
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