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Old 12-07-2012, 04:08 AM
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dual steering stabalizer issues

hello- i put on dual stabalizers to combat the dreaded wobble. truck is a leveled 350 stock tires and wheels. the passenger side has blown 1 time and i replaced it and thought that the nuts from the link had hit it while cycling so i rotatated them to the backside for no clearence issues (the boot was ripped and the end of the shock had a ding on it and chipped next to the piston. i put the new one on and 3 months later a start noticing spots under the front end again and the wobble was back, i looked at the stabalizers again and the passenger side is leaking again- this time the boot is fine and i see nothing wrong with the shock but it is leaking around the piston for sure....... what is the culprit? i turned the wheel from lock to lock and nothing binds are hits??
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Old 12-07-2012, 04:32 AM
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What shocks are you running? Could you have the wrong length shock on there maybe? The piston could be to long or to short for the application causing it to pull or bottom out at full lock either direction?
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:35 AM
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i bought the rough country dual kit. the part numbers matched up.......
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The problem is ur using cheap shocks. Upgrade to Bilstein and make sure the length is proper.


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Old 12-07-2012, 05:49 AM
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the four corners are supported with bilstiens- they may be better then rough country but i am confident this isnt the issue.
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:02 AM
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I would also agree you have another issue at play here. Is your bracket mounted in the proper spot? Just throwing ideas out.
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if they aren't over extending /compressing ( easy to check )
this second shock seems like it just lost a seal ,, it happens and that should be a warranty item if u bought it at a authorized seller IMHO

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Old 12-07-2012, 07:12 AM
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i turned the wheel and didnt feel or hear anything- i will have someone else turn the wheel while i watch and listen. i installed per the directions and think it was correct.
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