Adjusting preload on Fox 2.0 coilovers

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Thanks my Fox measured 3.5 inch, from the bottom of the thread to the top, Yours look like higher. Lol
Yeah you may have done it too much. What size tires are you trying to fit? Mine are like 33.9” and I had to swap the crash bars out





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Yeah you may have done it too much. What size tires are you trying to fit? Mine are like 33.9” and I had to swap the crash bars out
I have 295/70R/17 which are 33.3s I should have plenty of room if I can increase the coil by another .5 inch.

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I have 295/70R/17 which are 33.3s I should have plenty of room if I can increase the coil by another .5 inch.

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Sounds good. I also had to trim that part of the stupid felt wheel well liner. It would rub at full lock and of course its not going to damage anything since its felt/cardboard but dam it was annoying lol. Idk why it sticks out so far from the wheel well right there
 

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Sounds good. I also had to trim that part of the stupid felt wheel well liner. It would rub at full lock and of course its not going to damage anything since its felt/cardboard but dam it was annoying lol. Idk why it sticks out so far from the wheel well right there
I shaved the plastic right behind the front tire, I'm in the process of removing that plastic anyways. I'm thinking adjusting the front height to 3.5 max
 

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I shaved the plastic right behind the front tire, I'm in the process of removing that plastic anyways. I'm thinking adjusting the front height to 3.5 max
If you do that I'm pretty sure you'll have barely if any down travel. Idk if you plan on doing off road things but that will mostly likely limit you. Someone more knowledgeable can chime in

Side note: I grew up in Oceanside and was around the San Marcos/Escondido area quite a bit ;]
 

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If you do that I'm pretty sure you'll have barely if any down travel. Idk if you plan on doing off road things but that will mostly likely limit you. Someone more knowledgeable can chime in

Side note: I grew up in Oceanside and was around the San Marcos/Escondido area quite a bit ;]
I endup here in SoCal after being stationed in Camp Pendleton. I do off road around here but mostly fire road, some off shoots, no rock crawling though.
 

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I endup here in SoCal after being stationed in Camp Pendleton. I do off road around here but mostly fire road, some off shoots, no rock crawling though.
I lived near one of the Pendleton gates, always funny seeing tanks and huge troop trucks driving by lol.

Right theres not much unless you go out into the desert. You should be fine if you're just hitting fire roads at slowish speeds.
 

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I lived near one of the Pendleton gates, always funny seeing tanks and huge troop trucks driving by lol.

Right theres not much unless you go out into the desert. You should be fine if you're just hitting fire roads at slowish speeds.
I used to drive humvee through the tanks trail in Las pulgas and mountains in Pendleton and 29 Palms those were the fun days where I'm not paying for the rig, LoL.
I remove the plastic behind the front tires and gave me a bit more clearance.

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I used to drive humvee through the tanks trail in Las pulgas and mountains in Pendleton and 29 Palms those were the fun days where I'm not paying for the rig, LoL.
I remove the plastic behind the front tires and gave me a bit more clearance.

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Yeah my dad worked on Pendleton for awhile. I did the same. I may trim those and put them back on though
 

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Yeah my dad worked on Pendleton for awhile. I did the same. I may trim those and put them back on though
Mine rubs where the felt papers meets the plastic right on where the plastic rivert goes.
 

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Mine rubs where the felt papers meets the plastic right on where the plastic rivert goes.
And you set it to 3.5”? That doesn’t sound right. What’s the offset of the rims?
 

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And you set it to 3.5”? That doesn’t sound right. What’s the offset of the rims?
That's what I'm trying to find out, I had 4WParts installed my Fox 2.0 last year and I ask them to pre load it at 3 but I think they said 2.5 or 2.75. I need a setup that can get me to 3.5 and I'm currently looking how to up grade. The first pics is I think my Fox 2.0 is setup at and the after removing the plastic on the firewall the only thing rubbing is on the 2nd pic. A small piece of the fender flare. My wheels are 0 offsets. Rob from Rangerlift said I can used his 1 inch lift for the Tremor to get a total of 3.5 inch.

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That's what I'm trying to find out, I had 4WParts installed my Fox 2.0 last year and I ask them to pre load it at 3 but I think they said 2.5 or 2.75. I need a setup that can get me to 3.5 and I'm currently looking how to up grade. The first pics is I think my Fox 2.0 is setup at and the after removing the plastic on the firewall the only thing rubbing is on the 2nd pic. A small piece of the fender flare. My wheels are 0 offsets. Rob from Rangerlift said I can used his 1 inch lift for the Tremor to get a total of 3.5 inch.
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Okay yeah you’re rubbing because of the offset too. I’m at 3” lift with a +18 offset and the only functional rubbing were the crash bars but I changed them. You could use a spacer (what I’m guessing Rangerlift is talking about) but again you may be straining the suspension at the point
 

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Okay yeah you’re rubbing because of the offset too. I’m at 3” lift with a +18 offset and the only functional rubbing were the crash bars but I changed them. You could use a spacer (what I’m guessing Rangerlift is talking about) but again you may be straining the suspension at the point
I'll probably go to a ICON or Eiback, they got a 3.5 coilovers, seems like they are the only one that I can find.
 

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I just got a Ford/Fox 2.0 leveling kit that is supposed to be set for 2" of leveling and there is about 1.9" from the bottom of the ring to the bottom of the threads. I don't know if it'll be 2" of lift in the front or not.
 

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