Falcon SP2 Mode Adjust Shocks

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Oh I don't but the Dealer says if I do the lift outside of the main Dealer then parts of the Warranty will not longer be valid as I am doing the lift from another off road specialist in Wranglers (main supplier of Falcons here).
Yeah that’s complete BS and illegal. They would have to prove that any aftermarket parts that you installed caused the warranty issue. They can’t cancel parts of your warranty because they didn’t do the work. You need to find a new dealership.





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Yeah that’s complete BS and illegal. They would have to prove that any aftermarket parts that you installed caused the warranty issue. They can’t cancel parts of your warranty because they didn’t do the work. You need to find a new dealership.
Aren’t they technically saying just that? Your warranty on those suspension parts are void if you replace them?
 

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Just doing a follow up here.
I ended up getting the Falcon SP2 3.3 adjustable shocks. They are fantastic. I have all 4 shocks set in the soft setting. The rear are in position 1 and I run the fronts in either 1 or 2.1, depends how I feel that day or what type of surface I’m on.
I haven’t been high speed on off-road yet so I can’t say how the shocks are off-road in one of the more firm settings.
I will share what I have found after having tested a variety of shocks and lifts. On my first JL I had the SP2 3.3 Adjustable shocks for the 4 door. I would drive with them in the softest setting, and found that they had a harsh "jolt" feel for any bumps at a low speed. The only time I increased the stiffness was for when I was towing, had a substantial amount of weight added (passengers, camping gear), or jumping/going faster off road. BUT I would never go higher than the 2 setting (out of 9), and higher and my Jeep was just to stiff which was frustrating not being able to utilize the full range of the shocks.

Fast forward to my newer Jeep, same Teraflex ST3 lift, same wheels and same tires. I opted to try the same shock in the 2dr variation. I am much happier, I drive split between the softest setting or increase it to the 2.1 or 2.2 setting for longer road trips/windy conditions. I prefer a softer ride, which means more body roll but if I increase it to 2.2-2.3 it handles much better around turns. I have thought about trying synergy springs as well but am satisfied with how this drives and have other mods first on the list.

Lastly, I was in Moab last week with a few other friends who have JL's. One has the Mopar lift with Fox shocks, another has a Teraflex lift with 2.0 Fox Reservoir shocks. After driving all three there was a substantial difference in ride with my Falcon shocks and all four of us (3 drivers, 1 passenger) agreed that the Falcon provided the smoothest ride.

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I will share what I have found after having tested a variety of shocks and lifts. On my first JL I had the SP2 3.3 Adjustable shocks for the 4 door. I would drive with them in the softest setting, and found that they had a harsh "jolt" feel for any bumps at a low speed. The only time I increased the stiffness was for when I was towing, had a substantial amount of weight added (passengers, camping gear), or jumping/going faster off road. BUT I would never go higher than the 2 setting (out of 9), and higher and my Jeep was just to stiff which was frustrating not being able to utilize the full range of the shocks.

Fast forward to my newer Jeep, same Teraflex ST3 lift, same wheels and same tires. I opted to try the same shock in the 2dr variation. I am much happier, I drive split between the softest setting or increase it to the 2.1 or 2.2 setting for longer road trips/windy conditions. I prefer a softer ride, which means more body roll but if I increase it to 2.2-2.3 it handles much better around turns. I have thought about trying synergy springs as well but am satisfied with how this drives and have other mods first on the list.

Lastly, I was in Moab last week with a few other friends who have JL's. One has the Mopar lift with Fox shocks, another has a Teraflex lift with 2.0 Fox Reservoir shocks. After driving all three there was a substantial difference in ride with my Falcon shocks and all four of us (3 drivers, 1 passenger) agreed that the Falcon provided the smoothest ride.

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Nice! I thinks it’s more about the right combination of springs with the shocks. You have to look at both of them and get a good match. I think people focus too much on one or the other instead of both as a pair.
 

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Nice! I thinks it’s more about the right combination of springs with the shocks. You have to look at both of them and get a good match. I think people focus too much on one or the other instead of both as a pair.
My recommendation is is get the shocks that are packaged with the springs. If not go to someone like accutune or filthy Motorsports (I’m guessing ADS and Radlfo too) and get custom tuned shocks for your spring rate and type.
 

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I will share what I have found after having tested a variety of shocks and lifts. On my first JL I had the SP2 3.3 Adjustable shocks for the 4 door. I would drive with them in the softest setting, and found that they had a harsh "jolt" feel for any bumps at a low speed. The only time I increased the stiffness was for when I was towing, had a substantial amount of weight added (passengers, camping gear), or jumping/going faster off road. BUT I would never go higher than the 2 setting (out of 9), and higher and my Jeep was just to stiff which was frustrating not being able to utilize the full range of the shocks.

Fast forward to my newer Jeep, same Teraflex ST3 lift, same wheels and same tires. I opted to try the same shock in the 2dr variation. I am much happier, I drive split between the softest setting or increase it to the 2.1 or 2.2 setting for longer road trips/windy conditions. I prefer a softer ride, which means more body roll but if I increase it to 2.2-2.3 it handles much better around turns. I have thought about trying synergy springs as well but am satisfied with how this drives and have other mods first on the list.

Lastly, I was in Moab last week with a few other friends who have JL's. One has the Mopar lift with Fox shocks, another has a Teraflex lift with 2.0 Fox Reservoir shocks. After driving all three there was a substantial difference in ride with my Falcon shocks and all four of us (3 drivers, 1 passenger) agreed that the Falcon provided the smoothest ride.

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Thanks for the detailed info and the great action photo
 

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Got falcon 3.3 SP2 with teraflex 2.5” lift on 35s Tyres on my JLUR 2021 and rear suspension is stiff on low speed bumps also the medium lever to adjust the levels is hard to turn at the moment.

dealer said over time once both shocks and coils settles it will slightly soften?

though I love the looks and the high speed handling on them

let’s see
 

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