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Leaky 5100?!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Chris(NJ), Dec 2, 2012.

  1. Dec 2, 2012 at 8:04 AM
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    Chris(NJ)

    Chris(NJ) [OP] Well-Known Member

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    For no apparent reason, my passenger side rear billy seems to have sprung a leak? Yesterday I noticed something dripping from right inside my rear wheel. I got worried that it was a brake line or something but appears as though it's coming from the shock. This happen to anyone else? If so, did they warranty it for you? I'll give dsm a shout tomorrow to see what they say. It only has about 10k on it.

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  2. Dec 2, 2012 at 2:05 PM
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    Supra TT

    Supra TT Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    Seals go bad, it's normal. Sometimes they fail earlier than expected. I'd be willing to bet they would replace it for free no problems. :cool:
     
  3. Dec 2, 2012 at 2:06 PM
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    brian

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    Downsouth will likely take care of you.

    Shocks can fail, anytime. Maybe built incorrectly, but at least the rears are quick and easy to change!
     
  4. Dec 2, 2012 at 2:13 PM
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    cmack

    cmack Impeach Chris4x4!

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    IIRC they have a decently warranty on them. Call DSM or billy or whoever you bought them from
     
  5. Dec 2, 2012 at 2:20 PM
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    Killer

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  6. Dec 2, 2012 at 2:35 PM
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    Kolunatic

    Kolunatic dont tread on me!

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    Damn. I got a boner seeing mine show up. Now it went limp:(
     
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