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shock boot installation.

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Old 10-23-2010, 06:15 PM
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shock boot installation.

hi, is it possible to install the shock shaft boot without removing the shaft itself? (i have the stock shaftes without removable end. )

are they stretchy enough or will they break?

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Old 10-23-2010, 06:17 PM
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i dont think so but you may be able to stratch it by using needle nose pliers and doing it like a boot but I have never tried it to know first hand... that is how i would attempt it tho
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Old 10-23-2010, 06:19 PM
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Lube it up good, they will go, most of the time. It is a better idea to take it apart and replace the boot
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Old 10-23-2010, 06:20 PM
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hey i have been told if you lube it up it WILL go before
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i guess i might as well just tear it down and replace the o rings while im at it.
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Old 10-23-2010, 08:44 PM
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They will go on, phatdad has a vid showing how to do it with the pins in.
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They will go on, phatdad has a vid showing how to do it with the pins in.
he is talking about the big shock ones that cover the shafts not the dog bones
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They will go on, phatdad has a vid showing how to do it with the pins in.
Your thinking of the axle boot he's asking about shock boot!
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Your thinking of the axle boot he's asking about shock boot!
your right I must need some serious sleep
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Old 10-23-2010, 10:12 PM
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i got em on. i used a small amount of lithium grease on it and they slid right on.
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