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Old 07-20-2012, 10:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Mark DiSilvestro View Post
As I don't want to redo my axle installation anytime soon, I got rebuilt Homokinetic (like the OE) CVJ axles for my 300TD and 240D from a local indie Mercedes parts dealer. Cost $165 each - about $60 more than new Chinese axles.
First, I tried unsucessfully rebooting my old ones with the tranny funnel method, and I hear it's tricky even with the special tool. The Chinese axles just don't have a very good reputation.

Happy Motoring, Mark
In the Thread below I guess I did not use the Pneumatic Tool properly but the finished the job with the Cone part of the Cone Tool. I am guessing the Cone is superior to the Funnel and cost around $30.

CV Boot Installation Problems with Dorman Pneumatic and Cone type Boot Installation
http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/317950-cv-boot-installation-problems-dorman-pneumatic-cone-type-boot-installation.html
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