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Half shaft replacement....

My CV boot is torn and I need to replace it with a new one. I have found out that it will be easier to just replace the whole half shaft. Do you have any advise on how to do it. Cyndi

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  • gaedejc May 25, 2009

    thanks but the only problem is if I get the $20 part I still have to buy the special tool to put it on. And if I go with the $50 boot I might as well spend the extra 12 $ and get the whole shaft. Thanks for your help. Cyndi

  • gaedejc May 25, 2009

    No worries.... if you can find the link to the sight could you send it to me...thanks, C.

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There's no need to replace the entire shaft, inspect th CV joint,make sure it's still well greased and replace the torn boot,they make a quick replace boot,they are easy to install and alot cheaper.
http://shop.oreillyauto.com/ProductList.aspx?parttype=741&ptset=A&searchfor=CV+Boot+Kit+-+Quick+Boot+Style

Posted on May 25, 2009

  • George DeMore
    George DeMore May 25, 2009

    My apologies I sent a bad link they make a boot thats split in half it snaps into place and uses standard hose type clamps to secure it.

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