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Old 12-19-2013, 07:27 PM   #39
zander271
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Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Seattle, WA
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My Ride: 6spd ZHP/5sp XI
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Originally Posted by jeepo23 View Post
Why I rebuild the rear boots on mine and it was pretty simple.. Put the axle on a table, grab a beer and blast away with the brake cleaner and then nicely repack. Helps to have another set of hands tho once putting the boot back.
Yea that was my experience also, What I may do is buy a new one and redo the other one so in the future if it rips I can just cycle them out. Annoying dinking around for 30-45 minutes cleaning and repacking the thing with a wife tapping her foot LOL. I understand that that CV boot will tear on cars but the XI's it seems a bit higher than normal. It also looks like the outer takes the most punishment because of the exposure.
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