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Old 04-10-2012, 11:42 AM   #1
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Need shock bushings

Ok heres my deal about a year ago maybe longer I Installed rough country 2.5 lift.After about a week the rear shocks leaked they sent new ones.Well they stopped leaking so I kept driving.Now they are blown out like riding in a boat in the back end.

I lazy me finally was going to change them today opened up new shocks (LOL took me this long to open them ) and the new shocks are missing bushings.The old ones are pretty bad shape and seem impossible to save.

Heres my question whats the odds of me taking one of these shocks to say Oreily and them having bushing to fit these?Go easy on me lol thanks for any help.

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Old 04-10-2012, 11:50 AM   #2
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any local auto parts store should have bushings that will work, take the shocks in and match them up. FWIW, if you set the properly set the bumpstop extensions, you'll stop blowing out shocks so fast.

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Old 04-10-2012, 11:52 AM   #3
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Not to difficult. before replacing my shocks, the first thing I did was replace the bushings on the old shocks. I had to do a little modding but it worked.
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Ok thanks guys just never had shocks without the bushings didnt know.Also I thought my bump stops were properly set.I just thought them were leaking they just finally went completely out.Well I have to go see what they have.Thanks again
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:01 PM   #5
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Well do you have any tips for popping these in?Any secrets care to share?
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:59 AM   #6
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So how did the bushing install go? Did you use rubber or poly bushings?
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Old 05-12-2012, 06:16 AM   #7
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Well do you have any tips for popping these in?Any secrets care to share?
White grease and a bench vise.
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Old 05-12-2012, 09:24 AM   #8
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Usually most shocks blow out due to improper bumpstop setups but RC shocks seem to blow out or leak like they are designed to. It's just too common. Terrible shocks.
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Old 07-07-2012, 12:28 PM   #9
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Ended up finding them at oreily was a pretty simple job to do.

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