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question about mounting rear shocks

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by YotaKid62, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. YotaKid62

    YotaKid62 [OP] Dirty mall crawler

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    Hey. everyone i have a set of skyjacker nitros installed and i've been noticing that alot of people have theirs mounted cylenders down, the opposite mine are. Is either way better than the other or does it really matter???i kinda think its cooler if people can see your shock boots so i'm debating on flipping them around.
     
  2. YotaKid62

    YotaKid62 [OP] Dirty mall crawler

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    C'mon guys I'm sure soomeone has to have an opinion on this!
     
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    scocar Not one of the 10,000 Baja Edition Elite Guard

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    Settle down, Beavis. This isn't google. It's real people.

    Boots down so water and debris/sand don't accumlate and sit around the shaft and cause damage over time. Are their drain holes at the bottom of the boots?
     
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    It really doesn't matter how you mount them.
     
  5. YotaKid62

    YotaKid62 [OP] Dirty mall crawler

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    Those look like Twin Tube shocks, and those should be body down
     
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    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Resi's......:notsure:
     
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    Soo? Twin tube shocks are body down, but otherwise boots down? I did forget to mention they are twin tube shocks and hossmaster said body down for twin tuners. Correct? Dunno why twin tube shocks should be any different but i just wanna be 100% sure.
     
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