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Old 04-22-2019, 10:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Replace CV Boot or whole Axle?

My left outboard CV boot is slinging grease, has been for a couple hundred miles at least.

I already have a boot replacement kit from Febest, but given that a replacement axle is pretty cheap ($56.79 at Rockauto for Surtrack/Trackmotive half shaft assembly) - is it worth it to try a boot replacement?

I've never done either type of job, which one is easier? Do I also need to be ready to replace the axle shaft seal or any other parts?
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Old 04-23-2019, 10:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It is far easier and less messy to replace the whole axle. In this day and age of cheap axles and expensive labor nobody does cv boots anymore really. Besides, with the boot torn dirt and grit is already up in there and damage has been done.
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