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post #1 of 9 Old 09-16-2007, 03:51 PM Thread Starter
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Shock boots

their worthless!!!!! and pics to prove it, Saturday while cleaning my truck, i thought about removing the boots, i have heard that they hold mud/water etc. well they do, and this is what happened to mine cause of use, this is from 3 years of covered use.

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ouch....i dont even have boots on mine lol... thats a whole lot of rust...
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I'm afraid to take mine off b/c I think they'll look even worse. If I leave 'em on, I can pretend that they are perfect under there. So, I'm going to leave them on. No sence is making myself worry about spending MORE money on my truck this summer.

Total tally of $$$ spent on truck: About $4500 bucks since May!

I don't need to drop another $1K on new shocks. Maybe next year!


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ive never seen cancer like that here in the west



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WELP!! AT LEAST YOU HAD YER SHOCKS TURNED CORRECTLY! ALL'S YA NEEDED TO HELP KEEP MUD AND SUCH FROM DAMAGING YER WIPER SEAL. i STILL SEE MANY INSTALLING SUSCEPTIBLE TO DAMAGE. TOO BAD IT'S GONNA COST YA WHEN THEIR STILL SO NEW

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Hey man -- those look worse in the daylight pics! Wow!
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well, i'll run them till they crap out or my money tree comes back to life!

im still alive and kickin...find me on FB..."StrokerX1"
SOLD my truck, another Diesel within 2011

NOTE: if your on OK and need some PSD work done, i know a dealer tech who does the work....PM me!
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Let me know if that thing sprouts... I might need to plant some seeds from your tree! Sorry about your shocks. That looks pretty rough!

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well, i'll run them till they crap out or my money tree comes back to life!

Thats for dang sure man!
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