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cv boots gone whats the easiest

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by fouillard13, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. Apr 29, 2013 at 8:16 PM
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    fouillard13

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    I need new inner cv boots on both sides. Is it easier to just buy new cv axles and throw the whole assembly in?
     
  2. Apr 29, 2013 at 8:24 PM
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    Easier to just buy new cv axles, there not hard to install.
     
  3. Apr 30, 2013 at 6:29 AM
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    Check out CVJ axle. They do a swap out program where you can get an OEM reman axle for them and send them your old axle. You end up with an OEM product and it's pretty cheap... less than $100, if I remember.

    http://www.cvjreman.com/axles.php
     
  4. Apr 30, 2013 at 8:30 AM
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    This, I bought a boot kit from toyota and ended up just buying a whole new axle ha
     
  5. Apr 30, 2013 at 10:33 AM
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    More than $100, pretty expensive actually.
     
  7. Apr 30, 2013 at 10:49 AM
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    how about those ebay ones
     
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    OP: You can do what you want but I haven't seen a non-OEM axle last a season of wheeling. They break every time.
     
  10. Apr 30, 2013 at 11:39 AM
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  11. Apr 30, 2013 at 11:44 AM
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    and auto locking hubs or auto disconnect? do i have that? i dont have manual locking hubs? my truck is a 1998
     
  12. Apr 30, 2013 at 11:45 AM
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    is there any difference between the ebay ones and the advance auto store ones?
     
  13. Apr 30, 2013 at 12:18 PM
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    Im running these and havent experienced a problem.. I also dont go wheeleing over rocks haha

    You have auto locking hubs

    theres no way to really tell unless you have them hand in hand, both are remanned either way
     
  14. Apr 30, 2013 at 12:35 PM
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    ya i think i might go with ebay ones and rebuild my old ones. because i am in canada
     
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    I believe you want the ones with auto disconnecting
     
  17. Apr 30, 2013 at 1:44 PM
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    I just went to my parts store. They asked me if it has auto disconnect. They said it either has a nut on the end or a circlip. What one do I need? They are brand new and want $140 a piece and get them next day. Not worth pissing around with shipping to save 70 bucks.
     
  19. Apr 30, 2013 at 1:57 PM
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    They are not left/right specific.
     
  20. Apr 30, 2013 at 2:12 PM
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    ok all i need to know is if i need the ones with the nut or clip on the end
     
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