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Old 03-20-2007, 07:05 PM
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what mileage can one expect....

...to get from a new rear c/v axle(ballpark).not a reman(1 yr/12000 miles)whichever comes first.
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Old 03-20-2007, 09:19 PM
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I've got 130k on a 1975 115/300d and 115k on a 1977 450 slc and neither has has had cv joints or boots.
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Around 200k I believe if the boots stay intact. If you then switch them to their opposite sides almost another 200 k perhaps. Again if the boots stay good and the axels are new initially. It really pays to check those boots for leakage or damage periodically.
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Old 03-20-2007, 11:25 PM
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My car is still riding (silently) on the original CV axles with over 255k on them....boots aren't looking too good at this point though....

From a new replacement it should last just as long as the originals. Cheap reman, not very long....a quality reman will last a very long time.
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Old 03-21-2007, 12:08 AM
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thanks for the input.seems like new is the way to go.the places I have called about remans have all said 12k and/or 1 year.new aint cheap though so it looks like i gotta save my pennies for a while.just did drive side(right) and left was looking like it was also near its last leg.
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