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FOX 3.0 Shocks Is there a break in period? These shocks are too tight!


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For these first 600 miles I've been super bummed on the suspension of my 2017 raptor. On the road, I ...


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Old 03-19-2017, 11:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default FOX 3.0 Shocks Is there a break in period? These shocks are too tight!
For these first 600 miles I've been super bummed on the suspension of my 2017 raptor. On the road, I feel every bump, the shocks feel like my father in laws 2500 HD Diesel. Off the road my old crappy Tahoe with 200,000 miles on the odometer has a better ride. There is even a tame dirt road by my house with a few wash board sections that my mini-van does better on.

Is it possible I got a bad batch or is there a break in period on FOX 3.0 Internal Bypass Shocks? If so how long do they take to break in?
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Doesn't sound right to me. Mine drives like a Cadillac.

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I'd stick with the crappy old Tahoe. Sell the Raptor.
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Check your tire pressure , some so-called tech probably over inflated them
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Tire presuere. If that's not it sell it and put the money back in the bank it might not be the right truck for you.
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Took my tire pressure from 47 to 38 cold (is that what you guys are running?) feels noticeably better. Thanks everyone!
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Took my tire pressure from 47 to 38 cold (is that what you guys are running?) feels noticeably better. Thanks everyone!
47 cold? WTF?
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I dropped my tire pressure from 43-38 and it seems fine. Rides good.
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Exactly what happened when I got mine new. From the "factory" the tires were 47 psi cold, and I thought it rode rough.

Dropped them down to 38 front, 37 rear cold and so much better in every aspect!
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