C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer
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Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer

Part No. 614-632 Warranty Details  

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Our CV Joint Boots provide various methods of eliminating the removal of the CV joint during installation. Uni-Fit boots can be stretched over the CV Joint and Quick Boots come in halves.

Product Features:
  • Save labor with easy installation methods
  • Comes with grease and bands
  • Rugged silicone or neoprene materials offer a high resistance to cracking, rotting and leaking
  • The Speedi and Quick Boot are installed without special tools
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Joint End Inside Diameter:3.84 in
Shaft End Inside Diameter:1.06 in

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Dorman - OE SolutionsC.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer
 
2.4

(based on 46 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (22)

38%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Durable (8)
  • Versatile (7)
  • Lightweight (4)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (22)
  • Flimsy (12)
  • Incompatible (11)

Best Uses

  • Small cars (14)
  • Large cars (6)
  • Trucks (5)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (7), Mechanic (5), Auto enthusiast (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (12), Casual driver (11), Mechanic (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (34)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good price and work as described

Got it with good discount online and Speek perks. Straight forward to use for me. Fit almost well for my CIVIC 96. A little longer at the Joint end but I did not...Read complete review

Got it with good discount online and Speek perks. Straight forward to use for me. Fit almost well for my CIVIC 96. A little longer at the Joint end but I did not have to cut it, just leave it that way. Some experience: Don't use too much Solvent. This is Solvent Weld, not glue. Use too much can damage or disform the seam.
In the package they actual include 4 tube of Solvent. Take your time to do it, don't rush. Good luck

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Don't bother with this product. stayaway

This product is terrible. I tried to use it. All the solvent weld was used up with just the halves and there are Three other parts that need it. Halves don't go together...Read complete review

This product is terrible. I tried to use it. All the solvent weld was used up with just the halves and there are Three other parts that need it. Halves don't go together well in the limited space (Oh Yeah, can't get grease on the seam in an area that has grease all over). Not fun. after the hour to wait. I gave it an hour and a half. When I tried to pull the boot over the axle joint the boot separated. NOW WHAT? Just buy the axle and don't mess with the poor excuse of a repair product. Worst experience yet with self help products.

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3.0

Kind of a pain.

By 

from NY

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Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer:

I would probably not by the split one again.

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  • No
 
1.0

waste of Money

By 

from Dumfries VA

About Me Auto Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use
    • Flimsy
    • Incompatible

    Best Uses

    • Small Cars

    Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer:

    Don't waste your Money or time, get it done right the first time with proper parts.

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    • No
     
    1.0

    Not easy to install

    By 

    from Freetown, mass.

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use

    Best Uses

    • Large Cars
    • Small Cars

    Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer:

    Very hard to install. Difficult to keep grease off ends to be glued. The small fingers to be install on the boot move while trying to glue them and clamps where not the same as in the directions. Very hard to tightens them. Also packaging poor had to check because parts where missing.

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    1.0

    Did not fit properly or work as stated

    By 

    from Statesboro, Georgia

    Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer:

    Not hard to install but clamps did not seal on big part of CV. Poor design and the boot seamed to be of plastic compound and not rubber therefore not flexible as rubber and wallowed on the outer ring and let grease spill out after only a few miles, worse than the boot that was on the joint. Would suggest the Mfg. switch to a rubber compound. Returning to store.

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    • No
     
    2.0

    get what you pay for

    By 

    from starke florida

    About Me Mechanic

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use
      • Incompatible

      Best Uses

        Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer:

        The clamps were not like the illustration. They did not have ears to hold the band after you pulled it tight. ended up using a different band to secure it to the shaft. wrapped it in tape and siliconed it. ran out of solvent. Didn't have time to exchange it. needed vehicle.

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        1.0

        PIECE OF JUNK!!

        By 

        from Danville, VA

        About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Difficult To Use
          • Flimsy
          • Incompatible

          Best Uses

            Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer:

            Do NOT waste your money on this. It is literally a piece of junk!!

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            1.0

            Just JUNK; you will have to replace it soon!

            By 

            from Flower Mound, TX

            About Me Auto Enthusiast

            Pros

            • None

            Cons

            • Flimsy
            • Horrible Quality
            • Just Trash
            • Throw-away Money

            Best Uses

            • None

            Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer:

            Absolutely horrible quality. The boot (bellow) is of such sub-par quality that as I tried to pass it thru the axle it ruptured. I did NOT apply any major force! Then upon removing it, it tore again. There is no way this would last a year under normal weather conditions.
            I have had quite bad luck with Dorman products - this has been my last purchase.
            Finally, purchased a kit made by MOOG - although it looked it was stored outside before I got it you can tell it is of different (much higher) quality. Yes, it cost almost twice but I sure do not want to mess with the time I'd need to replace the Dorman kit.
            All in all, one would be much better off purchasing a rubber toilet plunger from the Dollar Store and use its bellow - truly, it is of much higher quality (not being sarcastic or kidding here!)

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            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good price and work as described

            By 

            from centreville, va

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            3 or more reviews submitted

            Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer:

            Got it with good discount online and Speek perks. Straight forward to use for me. Fit almost well for my CIVIC 96. A little longer at the Joint end but I did not have to cut it, just leave it that way. Some experience: Don't use too much Solvent. This is Solvent Weld, not glue. Use too much can damage or disform the seam.
            In the package they actual include 4 tube of Solvent. Take your time to do it, don't rush. Good luck

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Do not buy this product

            By 

            from Appleton wi

            About Me Auto Enthusiast

            Pros

              Cons

              • Difficult To Use
              • Flimsy

              Best Uses

                Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer:

                Terrible design. 3 hours and the boot still is not on. Adapters not cut all the way through. Won't fit on axle tight enough. Clamps do not hold it on and are different than clamps in kit. Not enough glue for the assembly. Would not suggest this to anyone. Should be removed from all store shelves.

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                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Fits 2000 Buick Century but

                By 

                from Holbrook, NY

                About Me Auto Enthusiast

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Use

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer:

                    This post 27 months after installing this split boot. Product can fit fit a 2000 Buick Century, it slipped off 2x, even after using new replacing bands still slipped off. If use this boot trying to save cash, you must do several things and it may work long term ie 24 months plus: use a professional tool to secure the bands. (if the are not incredibly tight - thy will slip!) 2. Solvent-glue in pkg inadiquate go to craft store and saturate joints, use Liquid Fusion clear Urethane to saturate joint! After 27 months seam stiil holds! Overall, it does work if you do it right!

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                    • Q:

                      what are bands on the split boot kit made of?
                      Asked on 9/16/2015 by boe from princeton w v

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Hi Boe, glad to help you! The band in this boot kit is made of stainless steel.

                        Answered on 9/17/2015 by Steve from AAP
                    • Q:

                      what kind of cleaner should i use after removing the old boot?
                      Asked on 3/25/2015 by leather neck from 11554

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        I'm glad to assist you! The brake cleaner is fine for this application, that is the best and easiest. You would use rags to get all the major grease out, then use the brake cleaner for the rest.

                        Answered on 3/26/2015 by Solomon
                    • Q:

                      SPLIT OUTER CV JOINT BOOT will it fit on Daihatsu Rocky 90?
                      thank you
                      Asked on 12/29/2014 by sam from Rio Grande , Puerto Rico

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        Hi Sam! This will not fit your 1990 Daihatsu Rocky. Currently, the exact split bot kit for your vehicle is unavailable online.

                        Answered on 12/30/2014 by Solomon
                    • Q:

                      Will this fit a ford Galaxy(European model) 2002 1.9tdi
                      outer boot front.
                      I measured circumference of axle end 105mm so diameter approx. 53mm

                      cv end was 140mm so diameter approx. 70mm
                      Asked on 7/22/2014 by pat from Ireland

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        Hi Pat, glad to assist you! This part does not fit your 2002 Ford Galaxy (European model). The exact fit CV split boot kit for your vehicle is currently unavailable online.

                        Answered on 7/23/2014 by Steve from AAP
                    • Q:

                      What is the order to install the small end of boot? Please confirm that from axle outward: edge adapter -> ring -> boot small end. Do I need to have put solvent between edge adapter and ring and between ring and boot small end?
                      Asked on 11/15/2013 by Auto Fan

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        That's a great question, Auto Fan. The split collar will go into the end of the boot and the 2 bushing halves will get wrapped around the shaft with the fingers interlocking. Then you slide the bushing down the shaft and as far into the boot as it will go and then you will install the clamp. Yes the order mentioned in your query would be exact. There is no need of solvent, instead the clamp will hold it.

                        Answered on 11/18/2013 by Max from AAP
                    • Q:

                      How to use the blue ring in the picture? What is it called? Is the small black one in the picture called "wedge adapter"? please explain. Thanks.
                      Asked on 11/14/2013 by Auto Fan

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Hi Auto Fan, the blue ring will get inserted into the small end of the boot and the black piece is called the wedge adapter. This kit includes 2 boot halves, 1 packet of grease 2 clamps, 2 tubes of solvent the wedge adapter and the ring.

                        Answered on 11/15/2013 by Max from AAP
                    • Q:

                      will this work with my 2001 ford f-150 5.4 v8 inner boot
                      Asked on 10/14/2013 by zippy

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Hi Zippy, this Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer -part# 614-632 is not an ideal part for your 2001 Ford F-150 Pickup. Instead please check the Dorman - OE Solutions Universal Fit C.V. Joint Boot Kit Inner greater than 3.58 Inch Diameter -part# 614-004 which would be an exact fit for your vehicle.

                        Answered on 10/14/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                    • Q:

                      why cant i use this for the inner? is it because the inner is smaller or what?
                      Asked on 9/10/2013 by nickciaff from connecticut

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Yes, with reference to your inquiry on the Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer - Part No. 614-632, the inner boot is smaller than the outer. So that the outer boot is not fit with the inner one. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                        Answered on 9/11/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                    • Q:

                      will the "c.v. joint solvent welded split boot kit outer" work for a 1995 mazda familia GS-L? it is 1489cc.
                      Asked on 7/21/2013 by cna8065 from New zealand

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        This Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer - Part No. 614-632 does not fit for your 1995 Mazda 1489CC. However, please refer this Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer - Part No. 614-531 would be an exact fit for your vehicle. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                        Answered on 7/22/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Store did not have the installation instructions for this part.
                      How are the pieces used? And don't tell me to get a repair manual for the car. That will not tell me how to install this part as this part is totally different than the original equipment piece.
                      Asked on 12/14/2012 by g from usa

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        With respect to your inquiry on the Dorman - OE Solutions C.V. Joint Solvent Welded Split Boot Kit Outer - Part No. 614-632, there is no need to pull the axle out. You will just have to remove the old boot and install this split boot kit. The glue-together seam must be perfectly clean when the glue is applied for a good bond. A small speck of dirt or any grease on either surface will weaken the seam and may cause it to fail. The boot must be left undisturbed for up to an hour while the adhesive cures. Otherwise the seam will not hold. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                        Answered on 12/17/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
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