IRS at stock height- CV boot issues

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IRS at stock height- CV boot issues

Post by mark-s » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:08 pm

I'm running CE early bay IRS at stock height, using CSP long travel Type 4 CV joints and off-road CV boots.

The folds on the CV boots were rubbing together (you can see on the pic, theres a worn 'track' near the edge of the boot) and I was worried they would eventually wear through. I stretched them out a bit to avoid this, but ended up with a split a while later.
Obviously I overstretched it, so what it the best course of action? Should I just let them rub and keep an eye on them? Anybody running a setup like this?
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Re: IRS at stock height- CV boot issues

Post by Chrispduck » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:19 pm

I had a similar issue with a sand rail I let rub together and kept them moist with silicone lube spray I done 3years on the boots then sold on not sure how long they lasted

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Re: IRS at stock height- CV boot issues

Post by mark-s » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:25 pm

Cheers, I might try that. I thought about lubricating them but was worried that something like oil would just attract dirt and act like grinding paste.

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