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Old 03-09-2004, 07:01 PM   #1
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i recently rebuild the shocks for my girlfriends b3. the rear ones are fine but i have a problem with the front ones. no matter how much i tighten them they leak. it isnt really every time they compress, but after a while a little bit of shock oil will sips through. i redid them but same thing.
i really dont know what to do. can anyone please offer some advice on this?
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Old 03-09-2004, 11:11 PM   #2
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if they leak out the top,replace the o-rings that go around the top of the shock body,if they leak around the bottom you need to replace your o-rings down in the bottom of the shock body..if you replaced them you might have torn them while installing them. get some "green slime" from your local hobby shop and use that on the o-rings when you rebuild your shocks. doing this will help lube the o-rings and lessen your chance of tearing them while installing.
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Old 03-10-2004, 06:40 PM   #3
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HeY hEy!!!


If none of that works then get a rebuild kit, or maybe you have a little crack in the shock body and only leaks when it compresses or in certain position.
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Old 03-10-2004, 06:57 PM   #4
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thanx for your help guys
ill look into it when i get a bit of time and let u know how it went
thanx again
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Old 03-11-2004, 06:31 PM   #5
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Be carefull you don't overfill them. That will make them leak even with new seals top and bottom.


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