CV boot fix on 5kcstq

Keith Lawyer LawyerKG at
Thu Jul 21 14:08:12 EDT 2005

If you get the cheap rebuilds from Autozone, Pep Boys etc you want to make sure you get the right part.  GF's father bought a new axle for his 4k a few years back from Autozone.  Cursed and screamed when it wouldn't go in, fought with it forever..........finally took it back out and found it was just a little too long.  The rebuilders just throw whatever they want into whatever box is closest to them at the moment.

And I suppose I'm part of the problem 'cause I frequently turn in cores that are not what I purchased, altho I've never done it on half-shafts.  Usually calipers, alternators and such for my domestic vehicles.

Keith L

>>> "Arthur Marks" <aamarks at> 7/21/2005 11:56:07 AM >>>
I bought a cheap CV from Pep Boys for an Acura a few years ago and the joint failed after a few drives -- I think it pulled apart. Amazingly the boot kept the thing in one piece. It was all wound up. They gave me another and I didn't have any other problems with the pair.


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