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Driveworks Rack and Pinion Boot

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Driveworks rack and pinion boots are made to meet or exceed OE specifications. Replace torn rack and pinion boots to protect your rack and pinion system from water and dirt allowed in by damaged boots.
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Small End Inside Diameter (Inches):0.354
Small End Inside Diameter (Millimeters):9
Large End Inside Diameter (Inches):2.33
Large End Inside Diameter (Millimeters):59.2


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DriveworksRack and Pinion Boot

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Not Good !! If the stearingrack is leaking


from Deltona , Florida

Comments about Driveworks Rack and Pinion Boot:

The part sucks!! The input hole for the breathing stick wobbles around and isn't sealed like the ( MOOG Rack & Pinion Bellow Kit) that I previously installed and which is completely sealed.
So incase your Rack and Pinion is lealing and you just want to replace the boot so it won't drip anymore, don't buy this part because it's not completely sealed. This part also doesn't come with a screw clamp.

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(5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)


looks good enough


from keithville,la

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  • Durable
  • Easy To Use


  • No clamps included

Best Uses

  • Large Cars
  • Small Cars

Comments about Driveworks Rack and Pinion Boot:

this product replaced the original perfectly

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  • Casual Driver

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  • Q:

    i was wondering what is that elbow for or is it for fluid from pump?and if it does not come with clamps what do you recommend.
    Asked on 9/18/2010 by eric from chesapeake,va.

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      The website nor manufacturer book comes with that information but if you take that part number, or call your local Advance Auto Parts store they might have better resources to help you locate that answer.

      Answered on 9/22/2010 by MARIE from AAP
    • A:

      Elbow - this connects to an air line which connects to the other boot, so the pressure between the two can equalize.
      Clamps - the picture shows cable ties, which I've seen several websites recommend using instead of traditional clamps. Or you can buy clamps separately.

      Answered on 8/30/2013 by geodekl from Lawrence, KS
  • Q:

    i have a leak on the left side of my rack and pinion boot and i notice that the clamp was worn and so i bought a new clamp for temporary but now the leak is a slow drip which is better than before i was wondering how hard is it to replace it with a new boot and would i get new clamps.
    Asked on 9/18/2010 by eric from chesapeake,va.

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      It is fairly simple to replace the boot. You would have to remove the outer tie rod so that you can get the old boot off and get the new one one. Once the boot is in place, install the new clamps. You will most likely need to purchase new clamps seperately. Re-intall the tie rod and you are done. You will most likely have to get an alignment after the completion of the boot replacement.

      Answered on 9/20/2010 by Mike from AAP
    • A:

      It is not difficult to change the boot. Remove the tie outer tie rod end, cut the clamps off the old boot and slide it off. Install new boot, by carefully sliding it in place and install clamps. Make sure you hook up the small tube that connects to the bellows. Now for the bad news, if you have more than a small leak in the rack, this is just a temporary fix, and your rack needs repair or replacement. The bellows is to keep dirt and water off of the steering rack, and not to keep oil in.

      Answered on 11/20/2014 by Gary from Jacksonville,FL
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