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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old May 22nd, 2019, 09:41 PM Thread Starter
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Replacing the outer driver side CV boot

HI All,

Just wondering if it possible to replace the outer driver side CV boot without removing the entire axle.

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I have just replaced the inner CV boot on the drivers (right hand) side of my R53. I removed the driveshaft to do it, It isn't a big job and over all from start to finish it took just under an hour. The alternative is using a stretch boot but from experience it isnt any easier.
I would remove the shaft and replace both boots for the sake of an extra 12 or so.

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