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Ducato front shocks

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I've noticed that one of the front shocks on my Ducato 2007 2.2 is leaking oil. I've sourced a replacement pair. There's a choice of oil filled or gas, any suggestions?
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Re: Ducato front shocks

They are both oil filled just the gas one keep the oil under pressure to prevent foaming of the oil e.g. over bad terrain. A good gas shock will generally be significantly more expensive, if they are the same price you can assume that it's not a great gas shock. Gas can also make for a harsh ride compared to oil over good paved roads.
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Re: Ducato front shocks

Thanks for your response. Good to know. Got a pair ordered (oil) getting fitted on the weekend. Was hoping to do it myself..but looks a bit of a job getting to the top of the unit. Leave it to the pro this time.
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Re: Ducato front shocks

Yeah its a pain to do with old fashioned spring compressors and top nut it hard to tighten without pass through sockets or an impact so probably best.
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