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post #1 of 4 Old 03-03-2007, 11:16 AM Thread Starter
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Bilstein Boots

I'm getting ready to install a set of Bilstein shocks.
From the looks of them, the boots are on the bottom?
So Question: Are they installed with the BOOTS an the BOTTOM?
Part # F4-BE5-2818-HO
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yep they are

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I just thought it was a little odd because all the aftermarket shocks I see
have the boot on the top.

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I would imagine that it's done to eliminate unsprung weight. Basically the weight there is below your springs(tires, wheels, axles, shocks, etc), the worse your truck will ride.

I've been seeing a lot of upside down shocks lately.
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