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CV Axles w/leveling kit (Ripped boots)

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SubFrozen, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. Nov 1, 2010 at 11:19 AM
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    Hey guys--

    The boots tore on my CV Axles due to a 3" leveling lift on the front and the angle being too steep. I was told I could adjust the boots on the new CV Axles I picked up, moving them down a little bit.

    Has anyone tackled and solved this issue so the boots don't rip? I'm not sure if I want the hassle or doing it, or if I just replace the CV Axles each year, or, this one time and then pick up an actual lift.
     
  2. Nov 1, 2010 at 11:51 AM
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    what lift do you have? you can install a diff drop but there are downsides to it just like everything else.
     
  3. Nov 1, 2010 at 11:52 AM
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    What kind of lift do you have?
     
  4. Nov 1, 2010 at 12:12 PM
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    3" leveling lift
     
  5. Nov 1, 2010 at 12:20 PM
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    i have been running at 2.5 for almost a year with no cv problems....no wear at all
    mabye try lowering it a lil
     
  6. Nov 1, 2010 at 12:44 PM
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    I.E., buying a new leveling lift, or just buying a new lift all together?
     
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    I hear the diff drop could allow debris (rocks, hills, small animals) to whack it and cause underbody damage. Should I even try it, or just deal with boots now and then?
     
  9. Nov 1, 2010 at 2:29 PM
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    I dont really understand how they work, but maybe
     
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