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Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Oranoco, Oct 31, 2009.

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    2 advisories for a CV boot starting to perish and low brake pads.

    That's me sorted for another 12 months. :arco:
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    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator

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    Hmm i got an advisory on a CV boot too, i'll need to sort that at some point.
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    ian52 2000 a4 1.8tqs-yellow

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    if its not burst superglue and black silicone does the job. will last a good while longer if you clean right i the groves with petrol or something before running glur round it then black silicone.
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    aye, i'll need to get some!
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    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I stuck mine on the MOT ramp with Superglue and panel adhesive.LOL

    I have gaiters in stock but lazyness dictates....... Meh !!
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    Mine passed the other week, but I'd had both CV boots replaced in the last 3 months at two separate places... one was a good quailty one, the other turns out to be a 'universal' boot and is about to perish again. Grrrrrrrr!

    But... I guess that's what comes with having a lowered car.
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    Mine went in yesterday and failed on 2 parts. The off side CV and the near side upper rear control arm. Got an advisory for the other side.

    A quick trip to see Jason at All German parts got me the bits, went for the HD's and fitted them last night. Thats pinch bolts fun!

    Going to get a mate at a garage to throw the new CV boot on and that should sort that for another year. :)
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    how much of a mission is a cv boot on a quattro?
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    I had advisories on front pads and rear hoses.

    TBH I reckon they saw it was an S plate and assumed the pads would be duff without even looking at them...

    Still. No point getting new pads until I have 312mm discs on :)
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    Doing the boot isn't that hard in itself. The main problem I had is all the steel bolts in ally casting are seized. Same problem as the dreaded pinch bolts. Just take your time and don't be tempted to put a scaffold tube on the end of a breaker bar.
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