* Reinstall the bearings in their original positions on the spider using your marks. Clamp the axle in an upright position with the inboard side facing up to prevent the bearings from falling off. * Pack the inboard joint housing with grease and reinstall over the bearings. Slide the inboard boot into place. * Install the replacement boot's bands onto the boot starting with the large end first. Remove any slack from the band by hand and hold it in place. * Mark the band approximately 10-14 mm from the clip. This will prevent you from over-tightening it. Slide the dynamic damper up next, followed by the outboard CV boot from the other end. Slide the boot back, wipe off any grease, and mark each bearing for easy reassembly. Remove the inboard joint housing and bearings without dropping them.Slide the boot back, wipe off any grease, and mark each bearing for easy reassembly. Remov * Using the boot band tool, tighten the band until your mark meets the edge of the clip * Raise the boot band tool 90 degrees and use a center punch to set the clip and hold the band in place. * Cut the band with wire cutters or metal cutting sheers approximately 5-10 mm from the clip. Secure the end of the boot band by hammering it down over the clip. * Repeat steps 11-15 to install the small end's boot band and steps 10-15 for the outboard joint side, and you're done Once the stopper ring is off, the spider can be gently tapped free from the shaft and the boot can be removedOnce the stopper ring is off, the spider can be gently tapped free from the shaft and the Wrap the shaft with electrical tape before installing the new boots. The slightest nick or cut can make for a nasty CV boot leak later on.Wrap the shaft with electrical tape before installing the new boots. The slightest nick or « | 1 | 2 | View Full Article By Robert Young Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!