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What causes a shock to blow seals?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by FWP, Mar 7, 2003.

  1. FWP

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    I'm curious. I've lost 2 in the last 2 months, one front and one rear. The fluid leaked all over the place after wheelin. None of the tubes were dented or bent, and the shock mounts have no damage (like a length issue). Maybe I'm just buying cheap shocks (rough country), but I hate to buy the more expensive ones, if there's something else going on.
     
  2. 4DiggerDan

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    do you keep the boots on while wheel'n? just curuious that might be why, hell im gunna put my blue boots on my shocks i dont care if they blow or not. i think a defective seal might be the cause, but i coudl be wrong.a nick in the shaft will cause it to leak out, i guess mud build up on them would cause it to.

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