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Looks like I blew a CV boot.

Whats the best course of action TCG?

I noticed while installing the HID fogs tonight.... :(
 

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replace the boot, or the axle, drive it till it fails. Whatever you want.
 

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if its not makin any noise just get a new boot, i drove on mine with a torn boot for about a year before i replaced it, u should have no issues with just a new boot
 
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Can a bad joint cause a vibration? I think I've had a new vibration starting up... if so I'm guessing the joint is bad too... so prolly need a new axle.

If I need an axle, where do I get a good deal?
 

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Napa and W body store make quality axles, im pretty sure a lot of the others are junk.
 

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mine never vibrated, just clicked when i turned and accelerated. i got my axle from napa for $117
 

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Quit driving the car like it is a damn racecar!!! The shit is supposed to last you until summer.
 
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:rofl:!!!! IT IS A DAMN RACE CAR JIMMY! :rofl:

$117 for a replacement axle isnt bad @ all... wonder how much of a PITA it is to replace...
 
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I've got LOTS of big sockets, if I dont have that one, then I'll have to go get it... :dunno:
 

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i would pop the 2 strut bolts off instead of trying to get the ball joint to come loose. that's just me though....
 

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my car has advanced ones with lifetime warranties on each side. its good stuff.

i dont remember either being over 75 bucks. and they work for my car with its heavy 18s and turbo setup pretty well.
 

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X2; remove axle nut, remove wheel, pop lower ball joint, swing knuckle out enough to get shaft out.... and reverse... took me an hour with only hand tools, will go faster with air tools
do u wbody guys have to pull ur tie rod end out of the hub to get the axle out as well?
 

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not that i know of..... pop the ball joint, turn wheel twards that side of car and there should be more than enough wiggle room.
gotcha, i had to pull my tie rod to get enough room
 

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This has happened to me twice. I actually got mine at Napa. They are like 100 bucks and come with a lifetime warranty. The second time mine went out they gave me another new one for free.. I just had to find someone to put it in..
 

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