Fox Racing Shox DHX RC4 Rear Shock

5/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $573.49


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Product Description

Anyone worldwide may purchaseThis Fox Racing Shox product, however,the delivery address must be insideThe United States.The new 2013 Fox DHX RC4 Coil rear shock continuesThe high performance expected from Fox.The best-of-the-bestTechnology available! Buttery-smooth Genuine Kashima Coat, Boost Valve, High & Low speed compression, bottom out progressiveness and force adjust. Kashima Coat - Buttery-smooth, Genuine Kashima Coat is available only from FOX Racing Shox. Its distinctive gold c


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Drftn280zxt a Downhiller from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Date Reviewed: May 23, 2010

Strengths:    NO Propedal. Downhill bikes don't need that feature. New and improved boost valve. Independent High/Low Speed Compression.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
Flawless, plush, biking nirvana. Lots to love about this shock and nothing to hate.

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Favorite Trail:   Any downhill through a forest

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Bike Setup:   2010 Santa Cruz V10 Large Black Ano frame. 2010 Fox 40RC2, 2010 Fox DHX RC4, Avid Elixir Brakes, DTSWISS Wheels, all that other stuff that comes with the bike from Santa Cruz in the DH1 package

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by bart a Downhiller from colorado

Date Reviewed: April 22, 2010

Strengths:    feels like you are floting on a cloud!!!! great prelode, hard to bodum out

Weaknesses:    makes you feel like steve peat and you can do anything

Bottom Line:   
there is not another shock like this one

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Favorite Trail:   any thing down hill and fast

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   mojo wheels

Similar Products Used:   nothing can tuch it!!!!!!!

Bike Setup:   santa cruze v10 foxrc4,888,outlaw rims,

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by mjdthunder a Downhiller from Irvine, CA, USA

Date Reviewed: January 2, 2010

Strengths:    No pro pedal, supple, smooth and can take the big hits. Separate high and low compression knobs and a very effective boost valve adjustment.

Weaknesses:    Wish you did not need an allen key to adjust the compression knobs.

Bottom Line:   
I have to say I have been disappointed with fox(40, dhx 5) in the past but they seem to have delivered the goods on this shock. It is very sensitive and can still handle big hits and there are no more nagging pro pedal affects. Separate adjustment knobs and I love the redesigned boost valve. Larger diameter shaft and more oil flow keep this thing super consistent. I have been waiting for this thing and I dont think you will be disappointed.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   Marzocchi WC rocco, manitou 6 way shock, Fox dhx 5.0, Cane Creek Double Barrell.

Bike Setup:   Demo 8, Marz. 888, fox RC4, and custom set up.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by CoalesceKid a Downhiller from Sioux Falls, SD, USA

Date Reviewed: June 16, 2009

Strengths:    Separate High and Low Compression adjustments.
All the adjustments you need...none you dont.


Weaknesses:    None so far.

Bottom Line:   
Lots of adjustment to fine tune your ride gives this shock the edge over the previous DHX models. The RC4 gets rid of Pro Pedal which is completely useless on a downhill specific shock anyway. Having separate High and Low compression adjustment is really handy, but may make things a bit tricky for people new to shock tuning. Unlike other shocks I have tried, when you make an adjustment on the RC4 you actually feel a difference. All in all buy this shock, Im a heavy rider (230) and this takes big drops without a hitch...way to go Fox.

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Favorite Trail:   Ponca State Park

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   Directly from Fox

Similar Products Used:   DHX 3.0

Bike Setup:   2007 Norco A-Line loaded with 2010 saint group.

Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

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