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Hey all

today i noticed that my cv boot was leaking and cracked and i didnt want to have to replace anyhting cause im cheap and i have no money. so until i buy my new boot kit i decided a quick fix was nessesary. so here it is

what you need are the following:
a jack
duct tape(the good stuff)
towels
and a flashlight (if your doing it at night)


and then you need to jack your car up so that the front wheel is off the ground so you can spin it

then you need to clean the boot

in this pic you can see the small crack that was causing me all my trouble

then take a long peice of duct tape long enough so it will overlap itself. and then place it in the center groove.


and as your doing this turn the wheel and keep pushing it in so it goes around the whole boot.

and VIOLA it is done this will sefice for a day or two and then you can go get yourself a boot


if you would like to comment please do

capn
 

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:eek: I hope you used a jackstand... I wouldn't trust my body parts to a teenie-tiny jack even if it's just to reach in there to fix the boot. Oh well, I guess you survived if you typed out this thread! LOL!;):tu2:
 

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Shiba-Kun said:
:eek: I hope you used a jackstand... I wouldn't trust my body parts to a teenie-tiny jack even if it's just to reach in there to fix the boot. Oh well, I guess you survived if you typed out this thread! LOL!;):tu2:
hah yeah, i know i wish i had some jack stands so i could be a bit safer but you do what ya can with what ya got.
 

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Looking good man :p :tu:
 

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lol thats helarious, should hold ya up for a week @ least :D good luck w/that, i had to change my boot a couple months ago but its easier and bout same price to just change axel so I just swapped old axel out, you should be sponsored by 3M for that hehe
 

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Hooked_on4 said:
lol thats helarious, should hold ya up for a week @ least :D good luck w/that, i had to change my boot a couple months ago but its easier and bout same price to just change axel so I just swapped old axel out, you should be sponsored by 3M for that hehe
hey it works doesnt it?? ive driven on it for 2 days now and no leaks, ive driven about 20 miles, and been up to 60mph so its holdin up pretty well. and funny thing is it is 3M tape:p
 

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slim-tim said:
wow that iws so guheto good luck man
haha-yeah-kinda ghetto id say-but hey-if it does the job, then it does the job
 

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hey it works doesnt it?? ive driven on it for 2 days now and no leaks, ive driven about 20 miles, and been up to 60mph so its holdin up pretty well. and funny thing is it is 3M tape:p
well 2 days doesn't really prove it works i mean I know a few people including me who drove w/a cracked cv boot for months w/o real problems, after too long it would knock and make noise when you hit a turn but other then that, A to B transportation was still accomplished hehe, but I wish ya luck w/the duct :D
 

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HAHAHA....never thought of that. Shit I need to do that...Just found out I got a ripped one too when i changed my brakes the other day. I'll go try that out later. Hows it holding up?
 
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