Is this shock about to fail?


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    Is this shock about to fail?

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    Interested in getting people's take's on the condition of this shock. Is it at a point of needing replacement or is this considered "misting"?

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    Re: Is this shock about to fail?

    It looks like it's seen better days, but if it is not knocking keep it until it does.
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    Re: Is this shock about to fail?

    Doesn't appear to have much life left in it given the amount of oil residue accumulated at the base. This is beyond "misting" IMO.

    How many miles on the car ?
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    Re: Is this shock about to fail?

    Quote Originally Posted by Trev450 View Post
    It looks like it's seen better days, but if it is not knocking keep it until it does.
    By knocking do you mean it bottoming out?

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    Re: Is this shock about to fail?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hat Trick View Post
    Doesn't appear to have much life left in it given the amount of oil residue accumulated at the base. This is beyond "misting" IMO.

    How many miles on the car ?
    It's got roughly 40k miles

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    Re: Is this shock about to fail?

    Quote Originally Posted by deusebio View Post
    By knocking do you mean it bottoming out?
    Yes pretty much.
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    Re: Is this shock about to fail?

    I've not seen or heard of a set of Mag Ride Shocks making it past 50k miles.

    I replaced mine at 46k and they were shot at all 4 corners.

    Now at 79k with OEM R8 Passive Shocks and love the ride. Durability without much sacrifice for a fraction of the cost.
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    Re: Is this shock about to fail?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hat Trick View Post
    I've not seen or heard of a set of Mag Ride Shocks making it past 50k miles.

    I replaced mine at 46k and they were shot at all 4 corners.

    Now at 79k with OEM R8 Passive Shocks and love the ride. Durability without much sacrifice for a fraction of the cost.
    I just took mine off at 48k and they were in great shape, no sign of leakage. I guess you're still accurate lol

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    Re: Is this shock about to fail?

    Mine failed at 22k. Some thing of a lottery really.
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    Re: Is this shock about to fail?

    It has failed already
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