Pretty sure I've blown my Rubicon shocks. Are Falcon shocks the best?

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Cupping the front tires bad. Stock tires. That's going to change within the month but I don't want to wreck a new pair of tires either, so lets replace the shocks.

Are Teraflex (falcon) the best? I'm looking at the SP2 3.1 or 3.3 shocks. Sell me on a different brand if you'd like. I really like the adjustability of the teraflex however.





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Cupping the front tires bad. Stock tires. That's going to change within the month but I don't want to wreck a new pair of tires either, so lets replace the shocks.

Are Teraflex (falcon) the best? I'm looking at the SP2 3.1 or 3.3 shocks. Sell me on a different brand if you'd like. I really like the adjustability of the teraflex however.
It’s hard to recommend shocks because it’s so subjective. IMO.... falcon shocks will ride stiffer than your Rubi shocks even on the lowest setting. But that may be what you want....?
 

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It’s hard to recommend shocks because it’s so subjective. IMO.... falcon shocks will ride stiffer than your Rubi shocks even on the lowest setting. But that may be what you want....?
Really like my icons. Not sure if they make them for stock options.

and do shocks not working cup your tires? That sounds like alignment issues. But I’m no mechanic, in over my head in that one
 
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It’s hard to recommend shocks because it’s so subjective. IMO.... falcon shocks will ride stiffer than your Rubi shocks even on the lowest setting. But that may be what you want....?
Well of course I'd like my cake and eat it too lol. It's a daily, but also a weekend warrior. I need it to drive comfy on the road, and then be able to rally race it or go to Moab while 1k lbs overweight with overlanding gear.
 

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Well of course I'd like my cake and eat it too lol. It's a daily, but also a weekend warrior. I need it to drive comfy on the road, and then be able to rally race it or go to Moab while 1k lbs overweight with overlanding gear.
Then you need a Rock Krawler lift with their, RRD shocks, comfy on the road and a beast off the road.......:)...... but AGAIN just my .02, and this is an unbiased opinion........:giggle:.

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Then you need a Rock Krawler lift with their, RRD shocks, comfy on the road and a beast off the road.......:)...... but AGAIN just my .02, and this is an unbiased opinion........:giggle:.

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I ran falcon 2.1 shocks and think they are a good option for the money, I am now running rock krawler RRD 2.25 with reservoirs and like these a lot better
 

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I would explore the Fox offerings. The Falcons will be a much stiffer ride than stock on the softest setting. The Fox adjustable will be able to go from softer than stock to almost as firm as the Falcon.

We could also dive into King or Radlfo but I’m pretty sure Fox is a good spot to start.
 

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Cupping the front tires bad. Stock tires. That's going to change within the month but I don't want to wreck a new pair of tires either, so lets replace the shocks.

Are Teraflex (falcon) the best? I'm looking at the SP2 3.1 or 3.3 shocks. Sell me on a different brand if you'd like. I really like the adjustability of the teraflex however.
Best? That's a loaded question. But, King has had a long reputation as very high quality and performance, but they are pricey to reflect that too. I have Kings on my truck. King, Fox, or whatever you choose, for a widely varied performance, you may want to consider an adjustable damping rate shock. One with a simple dial.
 

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This is a great video of the Teraflex Falcon shock manufacturing facility. Being from a manufacturing and quality career at one time, I saw somethings that were impressive. I think whoever is in charge of quality and manufacturing there knows their biz.

 

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