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Re: Differences in CV Boots?

Posted by Bill Homer [Email] (more from Bill Homer) on Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:05:39 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Re: Differences in CV Boots?, SWEDECAR [Profile/Gallery] , Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:13:17
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Anders,

Thanks for your input on this. As I said, the CV boot that is disintegrating certainly didn't last very long, and it very well might be Rein brand (might also be Lobro or GKN too) - I can't find the receipt for it.

Do the SAAB-branded CV boots appear to be any better? At this point in time, I think that we can be fairly certain that they are made by one of the other major suppliers.

When we owned an Audi (my wife's car), I was aware that there were alternative CV boots available from VW made of some more durable material for a small upcharge. By the way, as difficult as most jobs are on an Audi, changing the CV boot is incredibly easy!

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