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boots on or off?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by rberumen2, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. Nov 17, 2011 at 10:10 AM
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    rberumen2

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    I have searched and just saw a few posts. nothing to go off of. just installed my rear billies and was wondering if its going to be a problem that i didn't install it with the boots. i'm just debating if i should take them off again to put the boots on.
     
  2. Nov 17, 2011 at 10:11 AM
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    Pugga

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    I'd put the boots on, they keep crap from pelting the shock body and keep dust and dirt away from the seals. Especially for the rears, 2 bolts and they're off.
     
  3. Nov 17, 2011 at 10:12 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

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    Put them on. Not hard to do and it will protect them.
     
  4. Nov 17, 2011 at 10:14 AM
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    definately put them on, as stated they will offer longer protection, and they have that off-road look
     
  5. Nov 17, 2011 at 10:14 AM
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    thats what i was afraid of. i just see a lot of the shocks without them and some of the shocks don't even have options of having boots like fox and king. i hate doing things twice. guess i'll be putting them on tomorrow haha
     
  6. Nov 17, 2011 at 10:18 AM
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    Pugga

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    Fox and King are a much higher end shock and are also rebuildable.
     
  7. Nov 17, 2011 at 10:19 AM
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    Keep em off! They hold mud and water!
     
  8. Nov 18, 2011 at 3:31 AM
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    Put one on, leave the other off.
     
  9. Nov 18, 2011 at 3:51 AM
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