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Old 10-30-2021, 02:10 PM   #1
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Replacement front Fox Shocks for a Ujoint Conversion

I need to get a new pair. Are these Fox shocks specifically tuned by/for Ujoint or can I just source them from anywhere?

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Old 10-30-2021, 04:57 PM   #2
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I would email Chris at Ujoint.
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I would email Chris at Ujoint.
They were installed from a Ujoint kit, not at Ujoint, not sure if Chris would know.
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I thought UJoint kits were all leaf springs front and rear? Clearly thatís a coil front end, could that have been from Agile? Although those donít look like the progressive coils they usually spec out. You could probably get a properly valved set of Foxís from Agile. See if thereís a part number on the ones you have
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Ujoint also sold coil spring kits made by MG Metalworks. They had some kind of falling out and Ujoint stopped selling coil kits.

OP - Try contacting MG Metalworks
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I thought UJoint kits were all leaf springs front and rear? Clearly thatís a coil front end, could that have been from Agile? Although those donít look like the progressive coils they usually spec out. You could probably get a properly valved set of Foxís from Agile. See if thereís a part number on the ones you have
I don't have the original shocks anymore, they were replaced while I was on a trip this year with different shocks.

The guy I bought my E350 from said it was a Ujor conversion done by Green Tree Fab in Alaska maybe 8-9 years ago. I guess it's possible he was confused or lying, but every other bit of info he gave me about the van has checked out.

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As mentioned, most likely itís an MG kit that was sold through Ujoint back then.
Iíd get in touch with Agile for a complete set of tuned Fox shocks. You might have to pull a shock front/rear for measurements unless you can read the numbers and look them up.
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Pretty sure MG kits weren’t a thing yet 8-9 years ago.
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As per the MGMetalworks Knowledge thread : https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/fo...tml#post297015

Some of us are running a known fox shock number. That kit looks pretty MG, having just done one my self. (More pictures of the radius/trailing arm brackets would pretty much close the case.)


If you are worried about custom valving, and they are fox, you could have them rebuilt. I would be tempted to swap on a new shock, see if its ok, and then if not, disassemble the old and new to compare valves.







As an FYI, I've some spare solutions on my build for suspension. I currently have a pair of some F250 front Bilstein shocks w/ 1500 miles on them that are about the right length that I would sell ya for $100. I got them in a set of 4, and only plan to use the rears.

Expensive custom shocks are currently ~4 months out.
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Pretty sure MG kits werenít a thing yet 8-9 years ago.
Yes UJoint sold and installed them.. OP Contact U joint they will be able to give you the shock size they are not made for Ujoint they just buy and resell them.
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