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Which Manf., has the best CV Boot Kit?

 
Old 02-07-2019, 05:29 PM
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Default Which Manf., has the best CV Boot Kit?

I'm over at the Parts Geek site, trying to determine who's producing the better CV BOOT REPAIR KIT.
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Old 02-08-2019, 03:55 AM
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For the front outers I have used the Audi kits which are pretty cheap and seem great!
https://www.europaparts.com/cv-boot-...a-genuine.html

I think I have gotten them from Amazon as well. Avoid Smartpost if you buy from Europa unless you are going on vacation for a couple weeks and the parts can wander around aimlessly in your absence.

My tricks are to use the axle bolt and a spacer to press the joint apart and to make the D ring smaller and more round for reassembly so it fits into the counterbore and does not get mashed and cut.
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Old 02-09-2019, 04:17 AM
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GKN Loebro = OEM manufacturer or the CV shafts.

GKN Driveline | Ideas in motion
https://www.autohausaz.com/pn/441498203A
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Old 03-08-2019, 10:26 AM
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Just had my cv axles rebuilt and driveshaft cv joint,car feels so much better now,steering wheel is steady with no play,accelerates better,doesnt click anymore when turning.They charged me 560$ for both axles parts and labor and 320$ for driveshaft.I dont know which parts they used but they rebuild them in house for other mechanic shops.
Autozone is suspiciosly cheap at 75$ a side i wonder if those would work,oems are 400$ at audiusaparts.
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Whew!..
Glad I shopped around. $200 to rebuild both left and right. Labor & Parts pc
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Old 03-09-2019, 07:57 PM
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didnt mention i got whole new joints all 4 of them.You probably only got new boots and grease.
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