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Re: 4000KQ CV Boot & TQC
> The right (passenger) side boot would be more condusive to failure than
> the left due to the exhaust heat on that side. The turbo cars would have
> to be more likely to fail due to the increased heat of the turbo application.
There is a stamped metal heat shield on the QTC that protects the right
front CV boot from the heat. The 5kT probably has the same sort of shield.
I have not had to replace a boot on the car as long as I've had it, but I
can tell that it was replaced at some point in time (since the clamp was
screwed up and grease was sprayed on the strut & brake caliper :( )