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Rusty's Shocks Fail

I bought Rusty's lift last July and the shocks are already leaking oil everywhere. I called them up and they told me to send them back and they would check them out and see if they would warranty them or not.

I guess I'll the put the OEM shocks back on and save up for the Bilstein's. I'm pretty sure that they will last a bit longer than 7 months.

I was hoping they would just say, wow they're only seven months old and they're leaking? We'll send you a new set right away.

Anybody else with Rusty's shock have problems so soon?
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Been having my lift for about 2 years and no problems with the shocks...
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I put Rusty's 2 inch lift on without his shocks. I am still running with the original stock shocks after 56,000 miles. But I don't go off-roading.
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You get what you pay for! Go with OME next time. They cost more but are worth every penny.




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i've had bilstiens on for over a year. not a problem yet.
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Ive only had my Rusty's for a week on the XK... there still fine On a side note, I ran Rusty's parts on the XJ for years without a problem...
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i've had bilstiens on for over a year. not a problem yet.
I run bilstien on my F250 powerstroke and would not have it any other way...
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