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Whats a cv tear mean?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Mxer256, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. Apr 21, 2012 at 9:29 PM
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    Ive been seeing a lot of people that are having their cv boot tearing....im not totally sure what that means...can someone explain to me what that means? and how to prevent it? Im about to put a lift on and tires but dont really offroad
     
  2. Apr 21, 2012 at 9:34 PM
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    on a 4wd truck the front wheels are driven by cv axles. the axles have a cv joint which can flex in any directions. around these joints are boots that are made of rubber which can fail. thus leading to grease leaking out and dirt getting in causing a failure
     
  3. Apr 21, 2012 at 9:36 PM
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    Alright thanks! I love learning new stuff about tacos...but good thing i dont have to worry bout this hahaa
     
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    haha yeah i know....i just like learning all i can about them
     
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    Haters gonna preciate!
     
  7. Apr 21, 2012 at 9:38 PM
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    nothing wrong with learning bud
     
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  12. Apr 21, 2012 at 9:42 PM
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    Haha looks like you asked for info and now you've got tons lol
     
  13. Apr 21, 2012 at 9:44 PM
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    Yeah i know! Thats whats so good about this sight! lots of cool people and help and sick trucks...just wish there were offroad trails here:( just about every state but Mississippi has good off road trails...all we have are boggs
     
  14. Apr 21, 2012 at 9:52 PM
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    Sorry cant help you there LOL
     
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    Well i guess they just added it on the regions!!!!!!!! but no one does it much:(
     
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