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Fox Shox 2.5 Install

Anybody know if there is an instruction manual out there for the install? Also, where can I get the nitrogen filled once they are installed?


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If anybody has any pics of theirs installed, could you post them up if it's not a hassle?


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I had fox 2.5's on my old truck. The body of the shock always mounts at the top with the shaft facing down. Damn good shocks. Weird they didn't come charged I know mine did.


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Btw you might need a stem to eye conversion like I had. I want to say procomp and jks makes them. And a few others.


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there really isnt a right or wrong way to install, what is important if installing ( what most say is upside down ) is the valving, you can install in a non traditional way but the valving discs must be correctly to eliminate possible flat spots in the valving.

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Thanks for the input....BTW, nice truck EXTREME!

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Thanks for the input....BTW, nice truck EXTREME!
Vice versa I appreciate it!


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I had fox 2.5's on my old truck. The body of the shock always mounts at the top with the shaft facing down. Damn good shocks. Weird they didn't come charged I know mine did.
^^^^^What he said, and unless your 100% sure there is not a charge on them, then there is from the factory. I have never heard of fox not sending them with a charge and it is the only shock I will run, I hope to add the same to mine when i do my lift....also nice truck

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They were charged when I got them, but......I had to let some out to install them. They still have a little charge on them, but I drove it when I was done and the truck was bouncin like hell. Just need to stiffen them up a little. Any idea where I can get them charged? Local motorcycle stores don't do it, and local off road shops dont either.


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