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blown/leaking shock?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by FreidTaco, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. Nov 27, 2011 at 12:53 PM
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    Hey can anyone give me insight on whether or not my Billy 5100 shock is blown or leaking? I was out in the snow last night but it is currently 55 out and it doesn't seem like just water, almost has an oily feel to it. Any thoughts?

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  2. Nov 27, 2011 at 12:55 PM
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    If it feels like oil then it's probably blown
     
  3. Nov 27, 2011 at 12:58 PM
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    looks blown. Luckily they have a lifetime warranty, I think.
     
  4. Nov 27, 2011 at 1:05 PM
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    bummer.

    sorry for the bad info
     
  5. Nov 27, 2011 at 1:06 PM
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    oh I would give them a call, Im sure they'll help you out.
     
  7. Nov 28, 2011 at 9:23 AM
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    Well it turns out it is limited lifetime warranty. I found that out after playing leap frog on the phone from dsm to bilstein to rcd. They were all helpful in getting me in contact with the right person. Now i must wait two weeks until i can go home and put on a factory shock and send in the leaking one for evaluation. Takes 4-6 weeks for evaluation. I guess now its all just a waiting game.
     
  8. Nov 28, 2011 at 10:45 AM
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    cool, glad it worked out
     
  9. Nov 28, 2011 at 11:25 AM
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    Sucks he's gotta wait so long
     
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