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Leeper coilover BLOWN!!!!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Ahshiet, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:04 PM
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    Ahshiet

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    just went out side to give my truck a look over things and notices a leaking front coilover damn.....now what to do.....:(
     
  2. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:05 PM
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    chris4x4

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    You can have them re built.
     
  3. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:05 PM
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    but where?
     
  4. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:11 PM
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    I don't know anything about the Leepers, BUT you might want to see if they have any warranty you're still valid for.
     
  5. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    Doubt that's possible after that whole ordeal that came up a while back. I won't mention it tho:)

    To the OP: Try a local atv/bike shop
     
  6. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    how high did you have it set?
     
  7. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:20 PM
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    i didnt touch them i just threw them on didnt do any hard wheeling was going to wait till this comming friday to crank them down and put blocks in the rear but idk now

    i will try the local bike shops thanks!
     
  8. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:21 PM
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    call up dave and see what he says.
     
  9. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:22 PM
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    X2. If you threw them on the way they came, odds are, they were too high. How much thread is above the adjuster?
     
  10. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:26 PM
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    yeah was trying to let them break in alittle before i cranked them down so i wouldnt have to keep adjusting it but my fault i was just lazy.i get them measured in the morning damn fireworks!!!
     
  11. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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    if he had them up to high wouldnt that just bust the ball joint, and not make the shock leak?
     
  12. Jul 4, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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    Well...Its not a big deal. Odds are, Dave will make it right. Otherwise, if you dont have a local off road shop, you should be able to send them someplace to have them re built.
     
  13. Jul 5, 2010 at 9:17 AM
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    So they were only on the truck for a couple of weeks? Did you buy them new?
     
  14. Jul 5, 2010 at 9:49 AM
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    It can cause both. From what I have found, the Leeper CO's were shipped with about 1.25" too much preload for a 3" lift. Then again, It could have been just a manufactureing defect.
     
  15. Jul 5, 2010 at 9:55 AM
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    Yup only couple weeks and bought them from Leeper brand new will try call Them and see what they say
     
  16. Jul 5, 2010 at 10:23 PM
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    Ashiet,
    i got those coilovers during the quick sale to but haven't put them on yet. I live in Kihei so if I have any issues with mine you have some back up since we live so far away. I hope you paid through Paypal. Check with Inense Motor Sports Maui about recharge, also try check with Dominic over at Innovative Creations in Kaului Industrial. They have connections with the mainland.
     
  17. Jul 6, 2010 at 2:40 AM
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    Yeah I jus being working so didn't have time to go ask around I'm sure I.C knows and have done it b4
     
  18. Jul 7, 2010 at 11:25 PM
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    How can you tell they were leaking?
     
  19. Jul 8, 2010 at 1:41 AM
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    damp on lower part of shock and dirt has stuck too it
     
  20. Jul 8, 2010 at 3:10 AM
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    Hmm... Just the other week bug's life was looking for some fox CO. I thought he was all about leepers
     
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