CV boot replacement: stripped inner cv joint bolts

JShadzi at JShadzi at
Sun Oct 27 23:29:23 EST 2002

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If all you're doing is replacing the outer boot, why the need to remove the
whole axle anyway?


In a message dated 10/27/2002 8:26:29 PM Pacific Standard Time,
pdooley at writes:

> Set out to replace the driver's side outer CV boot on my 89 200q today...
> >
> >Three of the six Torx head bolts that attach the inner CV joint to the
> >transimission are stripped.  The Torx heads are stripped.  Seems the axle
> >has been removed in the past and new bolts were not used and the Torx was
> >already compromised.  Joy.

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