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Old 03-20-13, 08:28 PM   #31
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Wondering if there is a decent digital repair manual I can buy out there. Would make this sooooo much easier.
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Old 03-20-13, 08:32 PM   #32
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Old 07-16-13, 09:38 PM   #33
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Bauer26,

Would you please send a copy of the manual? I will be replacing both front CV boots for my 06
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Old 07-17-13, 09:45 AM   #34
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Would you please send a copy of the manual? I will be replacing both front CV boots for my 06
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Done, though I don't have specific instructions for a boot replacement just the whole axle.
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me too! i would love to know how to do this as I am now faced with this issue. BTW, 04 GX470, 162K relatively hassle free miles. still running strong.
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Old 06-11-14, 06:44 PM   #36
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me too! i would love to know how to do this as I am now faced with this issue. BTW, 04 GX470, 162K relatively hassle free miles. still running strong.
I used reman axles on my Toyota Previa 4trac. The job wasn't hard but the manual was an essential item. Any extra digital copies sent this way would also be much appreciated!
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dont even pay them to do that. You can do it all yourself with a common food injector and some worm driven smooth side clamps. Like these: http://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/119/283/=llapf6 430 Ss Smooth-band Worm-drive Hose Clamp, 1-1/4" To 2" Clamp Dia Range, 3/8" Band Width

then get you some cv grease from your local auto parts store and a food injector with a plastic needle. Unclamp the boots and pack the grease into the food injector. Slide that plastic needle underneath the boot lip and squeeze all that grease back in there. It may take 2-3 injectors worth. Reclamp with new hose clamps.

Enjoy a beer. You just saved yourself hundreds in labor cost...all for 15 minutes of work.
I just saw this older thread. I have leaking boots, but with no tears. so the re-grease, re-band is the way to go for me too. What does a food injector look like? And where do you buy one?

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I just saw this older thread. I have leaking boots, but with no tears. so the re-grease, re-band is the way to go for me too. What does a food injector look like? And where do you buy one?

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One more question. Is CV Grease anything special? Or can I just use the typical chasis lube for u-joints?

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You're going to want to use the special CV joint grease. It's different.

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You're going to want to use the special CV joint grease. It's different.

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Thanks Chip!! that's good to know.

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Bauer26,
Could I get a copy of the manual mentioned in this thread? I've got to replace my 06 GX470 axles. Probably will go with the Cardones and repack and reboot my originals for back-up.
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Bauer26,

Just noticed my inside boot is split on my 07 with 85k on the clock. I've done the axle shafts on a BMW X5 but would be interested to see if i can get a copy of the manual mentioned in this thread.

I used the Cardone brand on the X5 - bought at Amazon. Had good luck with it.

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Default Axle part numbers needed

I have done quite a bit of searching here and Google trying to find part numbers for OEM FJ Cruiser front Axles to replace the ones on my GX. Does anyone happen to know the part numbers? Finding OEM parts online are usually about 25% cheaper than my local Toyota dealership. Any help would be much appreciated.
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