The old adage of "Good things come to those who wait" may be entirely factual, but Jesus, it's obnoxious to hold on with bated breath for awesome 2021-2022 F150 upgrades to finally hit the shelves. One of the most anticipated 2021-2022 F150 upgrades were the Fox 2.0s, and they have finally been released and are ready to order from Stage 3! If you've been with us a while, you probably already know how we feel about the previous iterations of the 2021-2022 F150 4WD Fox 2.0 Front Coilovers, 2021-2022 F150 RWD Fox 2.0 Coilovers, 2021-2022 F150 4WD Fox 2.0 Snap Ring Strut Assemblies, and 2021-2022 F150 Fox 2.0 rear shocks, but for anyone taking the plunge for the first time with the 2021-2022 F150s, the TL;DR is this: the Fox 2.0s are some of the best bang-for-buck, general-purpose suspension upgrades you can make to an F150. We here at Stage 3 don't say that lightly. We've run the Fox 2.0s through their paces on multiple project trucks and they provide excellent on-road handling and awesome off-road performance at an extremely reasonable price, and they're finally here for the 2021-2022 F150s.

2021-2022 F150

What are the 2021-2022 Fox 2.0s?

The Fox 2.0 Coilovers and Fox 2.0 rear shocks are replacements for your F150's stock front coilover assemblies and rear shocks. Being a 2.0 system, they slot in above leveled struts like the Bilstein 5100s and below 2.5 systems like ICON and King. Both the Fox 2.0 coilovers and shocks feature 2" diameter shock bodies made entirely out of aluminum which makes them nearly impervious to corrosion while also improving heat dissipation over steel-body shocks. The Fox 2.0s feature a gas-charged, monotube internal design with F150-specific tuned, linear valving that combine to give you improved damping without compromising your F150's ride. The Fox 2.0s come standard with 5/8" diameter, hardened chrome shafts with race-inspired high-flow pistons and redundant seals make the Fox 2.0s able to survive tough applications both on and off-road. The coilovers come with a 450lb-in spring that sits on an adjustable collar so that you can set your trucks front leveling from 0" to 2". Both the shocks and the coilovers feature heavy-duty billet mounts with OE-style nitrile rubber bushings that help keep NVH minimal on the street.

2021-2022 Fox Stage 1 Performance Package

Why do I want the Fox 2.0s on my 2021-2022 F150?

While a bunch of stats and features (as drawn out above) are all well and good, but what do these things actually do for you after they're on your truck? Well, the Fox 2.0s are an all-around performance and handling improvement for your F150. There's not much to gripe about. The Fox 2.0 front coilovers help reduce body roll and sway while absorbing violent impacts from terrain much more effectively than the factory front coilovers. The Fox 2.0 rear shocks provide your F150's rear end and bed with much better stability with less bounce and jounce over bumps so that you get a much smoother ride than with the factory shocks. While the Fox 2.0s ride a wee bit stiffer on the road than stock, they're far from uncomfortable and still give you a great street ride while giving your truck an all-around bump in performance in a drop-in package.

2021-2022 F150 Fox Rear Shock

How do the 2021-2022 F150 Fox 2.0s Compare to other Upgrades?

As we stated before, the Fox 2.0s are kind of the middle man of F150 suspension upgrades, but that's not a bad thing by any stretch of the imagination. Compared to leveled strut assemblies like the Bilstein 5100s and the Eibach Pro-Trucks, the Fox 2.0s generally outperform them when it comes to off-road performance, though their on-road ride and handling are fairly similar, though I'd probably give the edge to the Fox 2.0s. With their aluminum bodies, the Fox 2.0s are a bit more resistant to corrosion than the steel-bodies 5100s or Pro-Trucks while also giving you better heat dissipation. The Fox 2.0s are also a slightly larger diameter than the Bilsteins or Eibachs, so you get more surface area for damping. The front Fox 2.0 Coilovers, being complete coilovers with their own springs and mounts, they tend to provide more stable handling and off-road performance than strut assemblies that reuse the stock springs (though Fox does offer their 2.0 Snap Ring Struts, if you want to save some cash).

2021-2022 F150 Bilstein 5100s

When comparing the Fox 2.0s to more powerful 2.5s, it's really not a fair comparison. 2.5 coilovers just outright perform better off-road, and will let you rip around at high speeds with near-impunity. The Fox 2.0s on the other hand, should probably be relegated to general-purpose off-road driving and light to moderate trails at most. While the Fox 2.0s do give you improved damping and heat mitigation over stock, they do have their limits which fall markedly short of 2.5 systems from ICON, King, and hopefully soon, Fox themselves. However, the Fox 2.0s are MUCH less expensive than 2.5 systems, and you can grab our Fox Stage 1 System for less than ICON Front 2.5s alone. Secondly, nearly all 2.5 coilovers ride pretty stiff on the street due to the fact that it does take a lot more force to get a 2.5's damping action going, while the 2.0s don't have nearly the same issues and ride much better on pavement.

2021-2022 F150 with ICON 2.5s

2021-2022 Fox 2.0s Available Today!

I almost danced for joy when the 2021-2022 Fox 2.0s became available. The wait was almost unbearable. Granted, that's not really Fox's fault. In the current era of parts shortages, truck availability, and raw materials availability, R&D and manufacturing are tough for even a giant like our friends over at Fox Performance. Still, the Fox 2.0s are here and available for ordering from Stage 3 at last. Grab a set or one of our packages today! If the Fox 2.0s aren't your thing, what suspension upgrades are you going to grab for your F150? Let us know below!

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