Post Reply 
 
Thread Rating:
  • 1 Vote(s) - 1 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
X3 front CV boot recommendations
13-02-2019, 09:48 PM
Post: #1
X3 front CV boot recommendations
Guys,

I need to replace both front CV boots.

Any recommendations, thanks

Current Rides
2013 Audi Q7 3.0 V6 TDI S Line
2006 Audi A3 Sportsback 2.0T S-Tronic Ambition FRC ECU & S-TRONIC TUNED

(Ex BMW'S 2006 335i, 2006 X3 30d 2003 330i, 2002 325i 2000 540i, 1998 318i MS, 1992 325i MEX)
(NON BMW'S 2006 A4 AVANT, 2003 POLO 1.6, 2000 200 STI, 2000 RSI 20V, 1999 GTI, 1998 RSI 20V)
(1997 RSI 20V, 1997 MICROBUS, 1993 RSI T/C, 1992 GLI T/C, 1986 GLI T/C)
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
14-02-2019, 06:59 AM
Post: #2
RE: X3 front CV boot recommendations
Try your local scrapyard first...thats what i would do. Instead of forking out money on brand new boots for a 2006 model.

[Image: twinzsig_5365414051.jpg]
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
14-02-2019, 07:15 AM
Post: #3
RE: X3 front CV boot recommendations
Charles are the boots expensive?

Current Rides
2013 Audi Q7 3.0 V6 TDI S Line
2006 Audi A3 Sportsback 2.0T S-Tronic Ambition FRC ECU & S-TRONIC TUNED

(Ex BMW'S 2006 335i, 2006 X3 30d 2003 330i, 2002 325i 2000 540i, 1998 318i MS, 1992 325i MEX)
(NON BMW'S 2006 A4 AVANT, 2003 POLO 1.6, 2000 200 STI, 2000 RSI 20V, 1999 GTI, 1998 RSI 20V)
(1997 RSI 20V, 1997 MICROBUS, 1993 RSI T/C, 1992 GLI T/C, 1986 GLI T/C)
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
14-02-2019, 07:16 AM
Post: #4
RE: X3 front CV boot recommendations
I heard it is a very Labour intensive job...

Current Rides
2013 Audi Q7 3.0 V6 TDI S Line
2006 Audi A3 Sportsback 2.0T S-Tronic Ambition FRC ECU & S-TRONIC TUNED

(Ex BMW'S 2006 335i, 2006 X3 30d 2003 330i, 2002 325i 2000 540i, 1998 318i MS, 1992 325i MEX)
(NON BMW'S 2006 A4 AVANT, 2003 POLO 1.6, 2000 200 STI, 2000 RSI 20V, 1999 GTI, 1998 RSI 20V)
(1997 RSI 20V, 1997 MICROBUS, 1993 RSI T/C, 1992 GLI T/C, 1986 GLI T/C)
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
14-02-2019, 07:19 AM
Post: #5
RE: X3 front CV boot recommendations
Interesting... Where's the showroom thread bud..?Fencelook

Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
14-02-2019, 09:14 AM
Post: #6
RE: X3 front CV boot recommendations
Work in progress

Current Rides
2013 Audi Q7 3.0 V6 TDI S Line
2006 Audi A3 Sportsback 2.0T S-Tronic Ambition FRC ECU & S-TRONIC TUNED

(Ex BMW'S 2006 335i, 2006 X3 30d 2003 330i, 2002 325i 2000 540i, 1998 318i MS, 1992 325i MEX)
(NON BMW'S 2006 A4 AVANT, 2003 POLO 1.6, 2000 200 STI, 2000 RSI 20V, 1999 GTI, 1998 RSI 20V)
(1997 RSI 20V, 1997 MICROBUS, 1993 RSI T/C, 1992 GLI T/C, 1986 GLI T/C)
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
14-02-2019, 09:48 AM (This post was last modified: 14-02-2019 09:49 AM by johndoe.)
Post: #7
RE: X3 front CV boot recommendations
Its not that expensive, you can get a kit from goldwagon with clamps and everything needed.... Call them and check price. Yes its labour intensive and not a 5 minute job. if you not DIY savvy with decent tools, get someone to replace it for you.
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
14-02-2019, 09:55 AM
Post: #8
X3 front CV boot recommendations
Which boots are kaput? Inner or outer?

It may be a PITA job, because you may need to remove the driveshafts in order to get the CV joints off.

I did a repair on my rear outer boot in December, had to do it on the car because I couldn’t get the shaft out.

F25 X3 35i M-Sport (The family car)
130i M-Sport: Alpine Upgrade, BMWP Intake, BMWP Exhaust
Corsa C Ute 2l 16v Tebbo Bluebiggrin : Build Thread Here
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
07-03-2019, 08:52 AM
Post: #9
RE: X3 front CV boot recommendations
Outer

Current Rides
2013 Audi Q7 3.0 V6 TDI S Line
2006 Audi A3 Sportsback 2.0T S-Tronic Ambition FRC ECU & S-TRONIC TUNED

(Ex BMW'S 2006 335i, 2006 X3 30d 2003 330i, 2002 325i 2000 540i, 1998 318i MS, 1992 325i MEX)
(NON BMW'S 2006 A4 AVANT, 2003 POLO 1.6, 2000 200 STI, 2000 RSI 20V, 1999 GTI, 1998 RSI 20V)
(1997 RSI 20V, 1997 MICROBUS, 1993 RSI T/C, 1992 GLI T/C, 1986 GLI T/C)
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
07-03-2019, 10:27 AM
Post: #10
RE: X3 front CV boot recommendations
Also check part numbers against the 335i cars, from what I recall they are the same.

F25 X3 35i M-Sport (The family car)
130i M-Sport: Alpine Upgrade, BMWP Intake, BMWP Exhaust
Corsa C Ute 2l 16v Tebbo Bluebiggrin : Build Thread Here
Find all posts by this user
Like Post Quote this message in a reply
The following 1 user Likes gavsadler's post:
YUBEN
Post Reply 




User(s) browsing this thread:
1 Guest(s)

Return to TopReturn to Content