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Date:         Sat, 13 Aug 2016 16:47:54 -0400
Reply-To:     Eric Caron <ecaron1@COMCAST.NET>
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From:         Eric Caron <ecaron1@COMCAST.NET>
Subject:      Re: CV boot problem repair problem continued
In-Reply-To:  <E5263CC666CD415D97FBE960B3E741F1@ZoltanHP>
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Very little grease up in there at this point. seemed like very little had been put in there.

So, Assuming I can get the boot, anyone want to talk me through this repair? Eric Caron

85 Auto Westfalia

> On Aug 13, 2016, at 4:34 PM, thewestyman <> wrote: > > That boot can break if you put too much grease into it. The grease belongs only to the steel parts, the balls and the housing. > Zoltan > > -----Original Message----- From: Eric Caron > Sent: Saturday, August 13, 2016 1:11 PM > To: vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM > Subject: CV boot problem repair problem continued > > Hi folks, > > One of the things I had done at John’s Car Corner was replacement of the CV Boot today I was cleaning my engine and found that exact boot ripped to shredds and hanging on by a thread. What could they possibly do that caused that failure in just a few hundred miles? > > I was to leave on Wednesday for a trip and now this. Is this boot replacement something I can do with the guidance of this list? > > Eric Caron > 85 GL Auto Westfalia

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