G-Wagen Adjustable Shocks by FOX Newly-Softened Design
*Please see our important note about FOX Shox at the bottom of this product description
Once upon a time, the FOX Shox for G-Wagen were made for the much heavier military version of the G. When owners of the W463 tried using the FOX Shox, most felt that FOX Shox were too stiff. FOX updated their shocks for G-Wagen to dramatically improve on the old shocks, so PROBLEM SOLVED!
The most important item that will soften the ride on a vehicle is the shocks. That is what FOX Shocks has accomplished here with their improved adjustable racing shocks for the G-Wagen. In the informal words of a friend of ours that reviews off road / overlanding vehicle products over at Overland Journal: "...a much softer ride, but also better overall control through the suspension cycle, particularly on rebound."
With 10 clicks on the adjustment dial, Fox gives you a wide range of settings from hard to soft. You choose.
Fox is a company that has been around for several decades making performance shocks for dirt bikes, mountain bikes, off-road race trucks, and desert racers. With all that know-how they have their collective experience into the performance reservoir shocks for the G-Class trucks. They can ride soft or they can be dialed in for performance. Your choice.
Features & Specs:
- Shocks are based on race proven technology
- 9 positions on the adjustment dial. Fully counterclockwise is softest.
- Designed for up to 50mm or 2" lift
- Racing tech reservoir bodies
- Reservoirs are "piggy-backed" to keep installation simple
- 2" diameter aluminum body
- Extended length: (front = 24.93"; rear = 23.6")
- Compressed length: (front = 16.35"; rear = 15.0")
- Shipping information: 18Lb. 42"x7"x7"
- Designed and Made in the USA
- Fits all W463 models 1990-current G320, G350, G400, G500, G550, G63, G65 etc.
- Fits W463 G55 (fitment requires THOR Motorworks lift kit springs)
- Fits all W460 models (fitment reuires THOR Motorworks lift kit springs)
Shocks Kit: 2 Front & 2 Rear Adjustable Fox Shocks
Front Shocks: 2 Front Adjustable Fox Shocks
Rear Shocks: 2 Rear Adjustable Fox Shocks
Suspension Kit: 2 Front & 2 Rear Adjustable Fox Shocks + 2 Front, 2 Rear THOR Coil Springs
Springs Only: 2 Front, 2 Rear THOR Motorworks Coil Springs
We recommend the THOR Motorworks Coil Springs to fully complement the experience of riding in your with your new set of FOX Shocks. You can purchase them separately here on this page from the drop-down menu above, or simply follow the link to the THOR Motorworks Coil Springs where you can read more about them and also buy them separately.
Also strongly recommended when adding the coil spring lifts: New steel-braided brake lines / locker lines kit, particularly for coil springs that give a lift of 50mm or more.
IMPORTANT NOTE! Please DO NOT compress these shocks manually ahead of installation. An inner seal may collapse, damaging the functionality of your shocks and and causing oil to spill. FOX will not apply the warranty in this instance, stating that you failed to follow instructions. They have their own means by which to inspect the shocks and determine this. They ask that, in handling these shocks, you follow the instructions literally and that the instructions do not direct users to manually compress the shocks ahead of installation. It is important that you communicate this to your mechanic so that (s)he not damage your shocks.
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