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Check out the pic below and lemme know if any of you guys have had or are still having this same issue. Its like the shock boot is sealed and all of the air gets sucked out of it and it gets all deformed. Any solutions to this issue? It doesnt affect performance in any way, but just looks ugly as hell.


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a small air hole would probably do the trick, no? How about poking a hole small enough for a can of compressed air straw to fit in, to blow it back up, and then enlarge that hole just a little. I'd do it on the bottom.
 

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I put a small hole in the bottoms of my shock boots and have had no problems with it.
 

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Cool...I just hesitated to do something like that worrying that it would defeat the purpose of the boot. But I gues a small little hole isnt going to let much in other than air. Someone needs to invent a small little straw like piece of plastic that has a filter on one end so that it can be put in the boot, let air in, but keep shit out.
 

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Your boot is prolly too far down on the shock body. THey have vent holes on them and they are possibly covered. I dont run shock boots I think they hold more shit in there when wheeled than they keep out.
 

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Just take em off. Shock boots are gay IMO
 

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Your boot is prolly too far down on the shock body. THey have vent holes on them and they are possibly covered. I dont run shock boots I think they hold more shit in there when wheeled than they keep out.
big:word: when i cut mine off my jeep a decent bit of mud fell out....just get rid of them imo
 

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I cut mine off when we hadn't had rain in weeks and there was still moisture inside. They do more harm than good imo
 

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Shock boots are Useless. As stated they do more harm than good
 

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As dumb as Im going to sound right now, I honestly had no idea you could take them off. I thought the components they were "protecting" couldnt be exposed to the elements. Good deal then, off they come!
 

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One more cheap mod acomplished:)
 

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Your boot is prolly too far down on the shock body. THey have vent holes on them and they are possibly covered. I dont run shock boots I think they hold more shit in there when wheeled than they keep out.
I had a ton of mud and water come out of one of my front ones before and the stem was rusted.

What about when wheeled or in dirty enviroments? Wont the mud, dust or dirt hurt them?
 

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I had a ton of mud and water come out of one of my front ones before and the stem was rusted.

What about when wheeled or in dirty enviroments? Wont the mud, dust or dirt hurt them?
my point exactly why i don't run them.
 

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I was going to take mine off but I was concerned about dust and dirt getting inside the shock body and the stem rusting from being exposed.
 

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I was going to take mine off but I was concerned about dust and dirt getting inside the shock body and the stem rusting from being exposed.
The seal inside the shock body will keep the dust and dirt out. The shaft wont rust because the seal will clean everything off when the shock is cycled.
 

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I've never had them. One less thing to mess up :imo
 
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