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Hello Chaps,

I need an offside Inner CV boot.
Could you point me to the right direction as to where i can find one?
All Alfa romeo parts specialist haven't got it and Alfa Romeo Dealer doesnt sell it as a part but they sell the whole driveshaft.
Is the CV boot interchangable with any other Alfa Models? Diesels? etc?

Thanks and regards

Kostas
 

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I had this issue a few years back and unfortunately Alfa do NOT sell the inner CV boot seperately...I ended up ordering a recon driveshaft from Alfa (which ended up being a brandnew one anyway) and having that fitted....

The realistic aspect is, unless you can do the work yourself, or are willing to do it yourself, because it can be quite a fiddley task, it works out probably cheaper buying the driveshaft and replacing it. As the labour costs in the time involved stripping the shaft and fitting a new boot, would balance if not exceed the costs out. Plus you would end up buying inner and outer boots for the sake of it, 2 sets of clips grease etc etc.....where as the shaft comes all complete both boots, greased and ready to do a straight swap...IIRC it cost at the time £85 provided you gave your old shaft back to them to recon...
 

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Or clean up thoroughly the 2 surfaces of the tear with some spirit wipe and seal the split together with superglue, after all that is what superglue was originally designed for - bonding rubber. If it works then it tends to last for ever. Check on it every once in a while for piece of mind.
 
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Or clean up thoroughly the 2 surfaces of the tear with some spirit wipe and seal the split together with superglue, after all that is what superglue was originally designed for - bonding rubber. If it works then it tends to last for ever. Check on it every once in a while for piece of mind.
A very fair point Edward......I used silicone sealent on a 205 GTI split CV boot many years back and it held for a year before I decided to get it renewed :thumbs:

However I don't think I would such make shift fixes for my beloved!
 
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Thanks guys.

I do the work myself and therefore i wouldn't want to change a perfectly good driveshaft just because of a split boot.
I will see if i can find a universal boot that would fit.

On a different note, i'm stunned by the lack of response on my question from the professional garages tuners on here. It seems that unless there is business potential these people don't bother with minute requests like mine.
I'm very dissapointed.
 
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