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Old 04-12-2019, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by lmacmil View Post
Yikes! I remember getting axle boots replaced on my Mercury Topaz in the early 90s for about $100 a side.
If a car has enough volume and it it's cheap enough to be a popular hooptie, the aftermarket produces replacement driveshafts. My '92 Nissan Sentra SE-R was a rare enough car that the only source for driveshafts was Nissan. I think one back in 1995 was about $400, and that was from a dealership that did a lot of mail-order business with about a 35% discount over the parts counter price.

My plan with Frau Putzer's X3 xDrive 30i is to do a preventative "boot job" at about 85k miles.

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