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Coilover modification????

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by shaman06, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. Apr 12, 2011 at 4:57 PM
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    shaman06

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  2. Apr 12, 2011 at 5:23 PM
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    chris4x4

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    You may have to cut it off, but Yes. You can remove it if you want.
     
  3. Apr 12, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    it wont rust or anything right, i think it would look better with out it IMO.
     
  4. Apr 12, 2011 at 5:49 PM
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    or crap up by the shaft
     
  5. Apr 12, 2011 at 5:49 PM
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    chris4x4

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    This ^^^^
     
  6. Apr 12, 2011 at 5:55 PM
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  7. Apr 12, 2011 at 9:34 PM
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    Cutting those off might hurt the longevity of the shock, but there is a wiper-seal where the shaft enters the chamber so it's not going to mess up your shock. But over time the sweeper-seal will be exposed to more dirt than if you were to keep that blue sock on.

    Most highend shocks don't have a blue sock on them... but I can't attest to the quality/longevity of the sweeper seal on your shock. The rear TRD shocks that came on my Taco had the blue sock on them, I cut it off because I liked the look more, but the shaft was puny under that sock which makes me think they just put the sock on to make it look beefier... It didn't serve much of a purpose for keeping dirt out.

    If you don't want it, cut it off or even spray paint it.I would check though, if you have any warranty you plan to take advantage of, I'll bet removing the sock will void it.
     
  8. Apr 14, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    So i think ill leave it on, are downey coilovers a good set up or should i be looking into something better down the road?
     
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