Fox ATS stabilizer installed.

Dthiss

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Since I’ve had the 2021 Tremor I’ve always thought the steering was too light. My 2019 had a much more connected feel. I had the non adjustable Fox on the 2019, but due to the soft feel of the 2021 I went with the adjustable version. I installed it last night drove it still was too loose for my taste. Adjusted it 8 clicks and WOW what a difference. I think it’s perfect now.
 
Did you replace it where the factory one was or is this a kit that relocates it?
 
Didn’t take pictures, but I can get some tomorrow.

this was essentially a direct replacement, except for the bracket that replaces the through bolt on the drag link. Literally took less that 30 minutes. Need a pitman arm puller to press out the tapered through bolt, but so easy.
 
Since I’ve had the 2021 Tremor I’ve always thought the steering was too light. My 2019 had a much more connected feel. I had the non adjustable Fox on the 2019, but due to the soft feel of the 2021 I went with the adjustable version. I installed it last night drove it still was too loose for my taste. Adjusted it 8 clicks and WOW what a difference. I think it’s perfect now.
You set yours on 8 clicks from 0?
 
I’m going to put on my broken record and suggest that you set yourself some sort of reminder to send that thing in for service long before you think it actually needs service:

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Does anyone know the advantage / disadvantage of this style vs the more conventional dual stabilizer version? I have no experience with either but it seems that tying the tie rod directly to the axle would more effectively reduce or calm death wobble (dual version). Where as the stock replacement seems like it could be affected by play in the tie rod, drag link, pitman arm, etc. Price is obviously a consideration:

Stock replacement Fox discussed in this thread is about $440
PMF with Dual Fox 2.0 is about $540

I've got about 250,000 miles behind the wheel of a straight axle Ford and have not yet experienced the wobble; knock on wood.
 
Does anyone know the advantage / disadvantage of this style vs the more conventional dual stabilizer version? I have no experience with either but it seems that tying the tie rod directly to the axle would more effectively reduce or calm death wobble (dual version). Where as the stock replacement seems like it could be affected by play in the tie rod, drag link, pitman arm, etc. Price is obviously a consideration:

Stock replacement Fox discussed in this thread is about $440
PMF with Dual Fox 2.0 is about $540

I've got about 250,000 miles behind the wheel of a straight axle Ford and have not yet experienced the wobble; knock on wood.
Good Question. I went with the Fox ATS because I liked the fact it had quick dampening adjustability and good reviews.
 
Does anyone know the advantage / disadvantage of this style vs the more conventional dual stabilizer version? I have no experience with either but it seems that tying the tie rod directly to the axle would more effectively reduce or calm death wobble (dual version). Where as the stock replacement seems like it could be affected by play in the tie rod, drag link, pitman arm, etc. Price is obviously a consideration:

Stock replacement Fox discussed in this thread is about $440
PMF with Dual Fox 2.0 is about $540

I've got about 250,000 miles behind the wheel of a straight axle Ford and have not yet experienced the wobble; knock on wood.

I do not own an aftermarket steering stabilizer (SS), yet. My p/up has ~ 1k miles thus far but already I wish the steering was tighter. When I get another SS, I plan on buying the Fox 2.0 ATS.
One of the primary reasons I want the ATS is that it “cancels unwanted steering forces in both directions, taking the place of two conventional opposing stabilizers”. That feature, along with its’ adjustability , makes me really interested in it.
 
Does anyone know the advantage / disadvantage of this style vs the more conventional dual stabilizer version? I have no experience with either but it seems that tying the tie rod directly to the axle would more effectively reduce or calm death wobble (dual version). Where as the stock replacement seems like it could be affected by play in the tie rod, drag link, pitman arm, etc. Price is obviously a consideration:

Stock replacement Fox discussed in this thread is about $440
PMF with Dual Fox 2.0 is about $540

I've got about 250,000 miles behind the wheel of a straight axle Ford and have not yet experienced the wobble; knock on wood.
Having researched both styles, the dual fronts are much harder to tune correctly and often times just end up being for show. The ATS stabilizer was an easier, faster install with a bigger impact on performance. The Carli high mount is probably decent as well. My ATS made a big difference.
 
Having researched both styles, the dual fronts are much harder to tune correctly and often times just end up being for show. The ATS stabilizer was an easier, faster install with a bigger impact on performance. The Carli high mount is probably decent as well. My ATS made a big difference.
what number (setting) are you running yours’ ?
Earlier I read you were at “slightly above half” on your setting. Still the same, now? How many different levels have you tried?...and do the adjustments make considerable difference?
Thanks for your input/reply.
 
what number (setting) are you running yours’ ?
Earlier I read you were at “slightly above half” on your setting. Still the same, now? How many different levels have you tried?...and do the adjustments make considerable difference?
Thanks for your input/reply.
I think mine's 8 -9 clicks. I've ran it in a few positions, but it's tough also when you can't produce steering feedback as easily as you can when testing shocks for instance. It also depends on your tires--bigger will need more dampening. I have 35.6 yoko m/ts, and adjustable fox 2.0s. However, the adjustability of this is what I think makes it a great option in general, i.e., you can find the sweetspot you like given your setup.
 
Fox part # 983-02-143
Those are the shocks on my tundra trd pro. They ride great. I know not exact since these are ats steering stabilizers but look just like them.
 
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Awesome set up actually, love the adjustability.

Since this is a single stabilizer setup I think they need a revised model for the bro dozers to add bling.

I’m thinking internal bypass with a piggy back reservoir should cover that that segment right?
 
Anyone running this fox ats with 2.5” level? 37s? I thought I read somewhere the mounting angle with a lift or level puts a lot of stress on the mounting bushing? TIA
 

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