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post #1 of 6 Old 10-21-2007, 06:00 PM Thread Starter
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Shock Boots!!

Well I received my leveling kit the other day and much to my surprise it didn't come with shock boots. I guess I just skipped the whole addition of shock boots to the order. Anyway I went to advance auto to see if they had any boots and they had a 12-1/2" boot for a rancho shock absorber. Now do you think I can get by with these boots or will they not fit. I dont see any reason they shouldnt J/W Thanks

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p.s. My kits the 2.5" by rough country with i believe the 8000 series shocks
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shock boots suck. they will rust the crap outta your shocks. they hold water in the boot..ur better off leavin it w/o them IMO


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Yeah those boots kill your shocks. Just ask Stroker X. He posted pics recently of his shocks and they looked horrible from rust.

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i jus took mine off and had mad rust...good thing i got the cheap shocks from superlift


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with keeping them boots off!! They don't even look good to me any more........just my

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wow I thought that shock boots did the total opposite but I guess it makes sense thank guys
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