4kq rear tie rod end boots.

Robert Mangas porter_t_dog at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 26 12:21:04 EST 2005

  Not a bad solution at all; if nothing else comes up I'm for sure going to 
give it a try.  I'll buy a heavy duty mountain bike tube...

Thanks for the good idea!


>From: Kent McLean <kentmclean at mindspring.com>
>To: Robert Mangas <porter_t_dog at hotmail.com>
>CC: quattro at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: 4kq rear tie rod end boots.
>Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 12:06:38 -0500
>Robert Mangas wrote:
>>    I'm redoing the suspension in my barely broken in '87 4kq (85k 
>>miles!).  The rear tie rod ends are fine, except the boots are split.  Has 
>>anyone got any clever suggestions for replacing or repairing these?
>I don't know what the boots look like, but that won't
>stop me from suggesting... a portion of a bicycle inner
>tube, zip-tied to the tie rod.
>Kent McLean
>'94 100 S Avant
>'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy" is no more

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