The only 2 piece boots I have found to be effective are the ones with the little bolts that hold them together on one side. Those I've used and they last a good while. The ones you glue together are junk. They never stay…"
"New to the site. I purchased a 85 4x4 extended cab and the driver side cv/axle shaft boot is gone. If anyone has a source for rebuilt units or has had theirs rebuilt I would appreciate the counsel. Can't figure out why only the…"
"I picked up the 5 speed from the 720 camper last weekend and pulled it apart. It seemed to be in good shape, no missing teeth or anything major appeared wrong with it. I put the front case from my 4 speed together with the 5 speed and…"
"I have a rubber split type boot on one axle....it has splits in the rubber in some places where the small bolts hold it together...but I've found that using some nylon cable ties in the low areas seems to hold it together pretty well to the…"
"Will the front case half from my 4 speed tranny work? I hate to take it apart considering it is functional and intact but I would love to have a "new" 5 speed ready to go when I pull the old one out.
Thanks again for the…"
"Holding it in fifth gear is a bad idea. You are loading the bearings that already are so far out of spec they are kicking it out of fifth. 4th gear is basically going straight through and doesn't place any load on the counter bearings. Stay in…"