Overland Shock Issue

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Overland Shock Issue

Post by thedriver21 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:55 pm

Anyone running the Thuren overland shocks and run into an issue with them? I've had them on for about 9000 miles now and one of the rear shocks started popping whenever I go over any bump. I contacted Don Thuren and I is sending another one out to me. Im not too sure about the quality of the shock but I can say Thuren is great when it comes to warranty issues and was quick to respond.
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Re: Overland Shock Issue

Post by Pit Slave » Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:15 pm

Can't say I heard of issues with his overland shock, might just be a defective one. It happens, nothing is perfect.

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Re: Overland Shock Issue

Post by Ducky's Dad » Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:16 pm

Those shocks have a pretty good reputation, so I wouldn't worry too much about it.

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Re: Overland Shock Issue

Post by gtomike60 » Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:23 am

I haven't had any issues with mine.
32k miles on them so far
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Re: Overland Shock Issue

Post by BlkWgn » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:10 pm

I have at least 30k on mine and they are still going.
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Re: Overland Shock Issue

Post by Glenn5995 » Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:47 am

They have a good reputation and might work well with a stock suspension, but my experience was they were junk. Maybe the Thurens were overwhelmed surrounded by all the Carli suspension, I don't know, but switched out for Bistein 5100s earlier this year and am very pleased with the improvement.
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