Lower control arm ball joint boots

Ingo Rautenberg IRautenberg at comcast.net
Mon Jan 5 06:41:29 EST 2004


The boots are still not available separately AFAIK.  In this instance I'd
just replace the entire control arms and be done with it.  Plus you'll have
saved the hassle of pressing out the old inner bushings and pressing in the
new ones :-)


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chuck Pierce" <cpcycle at earthlink.net>
To: "200 list" <200q20v at www.audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, January 05, 2004 12:49 AM
Subject: Lower control arm ball joint boots

> I am replacing the sway bar bushings and the lower control bushings.
> Once I got every thing apart I noticed that the boots on the lower
> control arm ball joints are cracked.
> Can the boots be purchased separately.  No I did not kill them taking it
> apart, the ball joints can out of the strut housing easily.
> Or do I just replace the control arms?
> Chuck Pierce
> 90 200tq 20v Avant
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