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STAGE 4 TOPO 2.0 SYSTEM - TRANSIT AWD (2020+ SINGLE REAR WHEEL) by VAN COMPASS

STAGE 4 TOPO 2.0 SYSTEM - TRANSIT AWD (2020+ SINGLE REAR WHEEL) by VAN COMPASS

SKU:7214-LM

Regular price $ 2,572.24 USD
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SHOCK TUNE

Our Stage 4 Topo 2.0 kit represents the pinnacle of performance in suspension upgrades for your 2020-UP Ford Transit AWD. This system pairs the adjustable rear Falcon 3.3 SP2 shocks, with a true 2.0"of lift for improved ground clearance while maintaining factory alignment specifications. This tuned suspension system will dramatically improve your ride quality and our Topo kit was developed specifically to work around the packaging and front CV shaft constraints presented by the 2020 AWD Transit platform. This kit is compatible with AWD Transit models from 2020-present, and fits all single rear wheel vans. The Stage 4 kit is designed specifically for built out camper vans or work vehicles that run at or near GVWR all the time. 8500lb vehicle weight and up.

The center piece of the Stage 4 kit are the Falcon 3.3 SP2 Adjustable rear shocks, which are tuned to our specifications. These upgraded dampers feature a 2.35" piston that will smooth out the harshness experienced on washboard roads and sharp, abrupt impacts. An intuitive, easy to adjust knob allows the user to easily fine tune their ride based on load, terrain, and driver preference. The bounce experienced over large bumps is reduced as well as the side to side sway or ‚jostling over uneven surfaces. Our Rear Shock Relocation Brackets allow for increased ground clearance and move the vulnerable shaft of your shock out of harm's way.

Our Topo Front Lift kit combines a precision engineered 0.75" lift camber correction plate, with a tuned coil spring. By engineering the spring length and rate to our specifications, our tuned spring nets approximately 1.25" of lift with a corresponding increase in compression travel. The B6 strut is not included with AWD specific kits, it can bind the CV and cause premature boot failure.

Rear lift is accomplished by our proven 5 leaf mini spring pack. This 5 leaf mini pack works in conjunction with the factory leaf pack to provide a 10-15% spring rate increase in the rear while lifting the back of the van anywhere from 2.0" to 2.5" depending on vehicle weight. Friction reducing tips on our leaves ensure a smooth, quiet ride.

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INCLUDED COMPONENTS

  • Topo 2.0 Front Lift Kit
  • Tuned Falcon 3.3 SP2 Adjustable Rear Reservoir Shocks (1 pair)
  • Rear 5-Leaf Mini-Spring Pack and Bump Stop Spacers
  • High Clearance Rear Shock Brackets
  • FITMENT GUIDE

    MODEL: TRANSIT SINGLE REAR WHEEL

    YEAR: 2020-PRESENT

    DRIVE TYPE: AWD

    >>COMPLETE WHEEL AND TIRE FITMENT GUIDE<<

    >>DON'T KNOW YOUR VANS WEIGHT? USE THE CAT SCALE LOCATOR<<

    NOTE: Van must be professionally aligned after lift kit installation! Adverse tire wear and driving characteristics will result if van is not properly aligned.

    INSTRUCTIONS

  • 2013+ Transit Topo Front Kit Installation Instructions:
  • 2013+ Transit Rear Falcon 3.3 Installation Instructions:
  • 2013+ Transit High Clearance Shock Brackets Installation Instructions:
  • 2013+ Transit Rear Leaf Pack Installation Instructions:
  • Falcon 3.3 Shock Settings Guide:
  • LABOR TIMES

    Recommended Shop Labor Time: 8.25 Hours

    Customer Reviews

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    Galen Peterson
    DIY Install

    I followed the advice of Darby, and made sure I had all of the tools to do this install. I found the best way to get the knuckle back on was to sit directly under the strut with my legs out in front, and put the heavy-a** knuckle on my lap. Definitely helps to have someone use a long lever to pull down the LCA, Careful of the Ball joint Boot!!

    Install took me about 2 days, as I was taking my time. Be sure to watch the youtube videos from Explorist- very helpful. Also, I was able to fit 235/85/16 Cooper ST MAXX on my 2023 transit with stock wheels and the spacers from VC. There's just the tiniest bit of rub at full lock, but It will go away with time.

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    Ryan
    Stage 4

    Originally looked at the Stage 3 but after talking with Van Life Customs out of Arvada they sold me on the stage 4. Being able to adjust the rear is amazing. I use my van for work and play. My dry weight is 7800 lbs. without my water system or kitchen unit which normally would call for the light/ mid tune but since I use my Vandoit for work, my payload exceeds 1000 lbs. Setting 1 is great for daily driving but when the wind gets crazy out here in Denver its really nice being able to stiffen things up. Only gripes are nothing.

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    Darby M Glaze
    2021 Ford Transit, Stage 4 TOPO 2.0 system

    I want to start off by saying that the products in this kit are quality. The detailing on the 3/4" spacers was beautiful. The install from start to finish took me 8 hours. That's the front coils and rear leaf pack with shock relocation brackets and Falcon 3.3 shocks. The instructions were spot on and very detailed. I have tested this kit on some washed out fire roads and i am impressed. I started my drive to work this am and left the shocks on the "1" setting and had a gust of wind remind me of my need to switch them over to "3" . Switching back to "3" made the van drive firm in the wind and still supple enough for the south 5 freeway in Gorman CA. I have no regrets about this purchase and I am glad I went with this package over the other options. I would recommend the following. (2) 3-4 ton heavy duty floor jacks (one on each side of the tow hitch at rear) and one smaller floor jack to lift and lower the rear axle during leaf pack install. You will need to get the van up pretty high in the back so have a 4x6-4' close by to stick under the rear tow hitch. Also the hub assembly is heavier than it looks and my hand would like some of its skin back. Here is some additional info someone might find useful.

    Tools i wish i had for the install:
    Long pry bar shown in front control arm image on page 8
    30mm socket for lower ball joint. ( I had every socket but this one so i used a 1-3/16)

    My van specifications
    2021 Abyss Ford Transit High top crew AWD 148" wb
    shock tune light-mid