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  1. How long will the CV boots on new OEM half axle last?

    E46 Xi Forum
    I have a 02 330xi at 95k miles. I had replaced all the inner and outer CV boots for the front axles about two years ago at around 80k miles, with loebro kit from Pelican parts. Either early this year or later last year I have noticed one outer CV boot had torn again. I am going to lower my car...
  2. CV boot clamp source?

    General E46 Forum
    xi front axle had the much discussed vibration problem on acceleration/hills. I opened the inner boots (outers replaced 75K ago) - cut off the clamp - which apparently is an Oetiker ear clamp... Was dry - repacked with grease. Tried using heavy duty plastic ties to close ti up - but it doesn't...
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