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bilstein boots?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tacomazach, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. Sep 1, 2011 at 1:15 PM
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    tacomazach

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    I was looking at wheelers today and noticed the front bilstein 5100s didn't have boots with them. Do they need them? and is there anywhere I could find some?
     
  2. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    packfan88

    packfan88 Very Nice !

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    The boots protect the silver bar (no idea the actual name) on the rear shocks. On the front shocks, its enclosed by the aluminum body of the shock housing.
     
  3. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    tacomazach

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    I may be wrong but it doesn't look like it's inside the shock housing:
    [​IMG]
     
  4. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:28 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    You don't really need it. Some members had problems with it, and it's kind of expensive...
    It's more of a precaution- I don't run a dust boot on mine and havent had any problems
     
  5. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:46 PM
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    tacomazach

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    I just wouldn't want to buy them, ruin them on a run, and then have to buy another pair. I would be going with the 5100s to save money compared to the OME shocks.
     
  6. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:50 PM
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    Can kinda see it through the coils, but this is how I run mine..

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:51 PM
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    :eek: I wish my wheel well was that clean!
     
  8. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:52 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    Soap+sponge+armor all protectant... :D
     
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