It’s no question FOX dominates UTV market. There are several UTV models to choose from at your local dealer. Whether it’s a 2 or 4 seater you want, remember that all the manufacturers choose FOX as stock suspension. Whether you have a Can-Am, Polaris, Kawasaki, Honda or Yamaha, the best UTV’s run FOX.
Click here for the brief run through on what sets their technology apart.
Live Valve (See the animation here.)
Live Valve continuously and intelligently adjusts compression damping in real-time to deliver the optimized ride for any terrain or driving situation. By using vehicle sensors and accelerometers, FOX shocks can instantly adapt to inertial, steering, braking, and acceleration inputs to actively maximize handling, comfort, and bottom-out resistance.
IQS | Intelligent Quick Switch
iQS puts the suspension settings solely in the hands of the driver, allowing them to choose preferred damping levels manually from a switch in the cockpit. No more getting out of the vehicle to adjust your settings!
Internal Bypass (Watch the video here.)
FOX patented internal bypass technology offers position-sensitive damping designed to adapt to any terrain, on and off-road. By strategically placing shimmed ports along the wall of the internal body, oil is allowed to pass around the main piston like it does on our external bypass racing shocks, but in a compact package available in a wide range of sizes and developed for specific applications.
BOC | Bottom Out Control
Bottom-out control provides additional end-of-stroke compression damping for those really hard hits. Offers up to 30 percent more damping at the final 25 percent of travel. You’ll be comfortable with improved small-bump compliance at the beginning of the stroke, while still maintaining the ability to absorb huge impacts effectively.
QS3 | Quick Switch 3 (See the animation here.)
The QS3 adjuster gives you three specially tuned, easy-to-use low-speed compression damping settings. The first offers maximum comfort, the second provides support during hard acceleration and cornering, and the third gives the most responsive and stable handling at high speeds.
Dual Speed Compression (Watch the video here.)
The DSC adjuster allows you to fine tune your ride to meet the unique demands your driving style and conditions provide. The low-speed adjuster controls your UTV’s chassis movements during cornering, braking, and accelerating and, it allows you to maximize compliance and traction. The high-speed adjuster helps you resist bottoming out your UTV’s suspension over high-frequency bumps and big impacts.
Adjusting the shock’s rebound allows you to fine tune your ride and adjust to different spring rates, terrain, and vehicle speeds. The rebound damping affects how quickly the shock extends (rebounds). It will affect how quickly the vehicle rolls/pitches under acceleration and braking and will also affect how quickly the wheels rebound when traveling through a series of large bumps.
Dual-Rate Springs (See the animation here.)
Dual-Rate spring set-up is accomplished with two different springs connected by a spring divider that move together until the spring divider contacts the cross-over rings. When this happens, the more comfortable and compliant combined spring rate of the two springs working together transitions to the lower spring becoming the primary spring. Usually, the lower spring is a higher, more supportive spring rate used to prevent bottom outs from large impacts.