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CV leak...

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by ETaco23, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. Apr 28, 2008 at 7:21 AM
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    ETaco23

    ETaco23 [OP] Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    My CV Boot resently started leaking,(inner driver side) I was wondering if anyone knows or has exsperience with the downey CV boots? They say that there better then stock and will last longer. But I thought I would ask here and see.
     
  2. Apr 28, 2008 at 7:47 AM
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    Where is it leaking? At the clamp? or does it have a hole in it?

    Not familiar with the Downey boots, although I looked it up quick and it looks like a one piece unit which is what you want. You don't want the two piece ones.

    I can't imagine they'd be a bad product.... what does the downey boot price compare to toyota oem price?
     
  3. Apr 28, 2008 at 7:29 PM
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    Yeah, its leaking at the clamp. The Downey Boots are 14 bucks a piece, in there catalog. Not sure what the OEM ones cost.
     
  4. Apr 29, 2008 at 4:24 AM
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    Have you tried tightening up the clamp? Or buy another clamp?

    I'm not sure what type of clamp it has - sometimes they can't be tightened but only 'bent' tighter. You could call and ask Toyota if they sell only the clamps, or try to find a larger clamp (large hose clamp) of some kind.
    Search google for CV boot clamps....

    Try that and see if that helps.
     
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