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  1. Gen 2: 2000-2004
    So my front inboard axle boots are ripped, I don't really know how long they have been ripped and don't know how much grease is left, and my next question is where to get replacements? local parts store? (pep boys, Autozone, O'reily) or Dealer? Dealer Cv replacement axle = 400$ Dealer CV Boot...
  2. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    So, I swapped out the passenger side CV boot on a 2007 Outback wagon (175kmi). I ended up taking half of the axle out and completing the job under the car. Now the car has a significant shudder that is bad at 65mph or above 45mph when turning either side. It definitely has a pulsing unlike...
  3. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    I noticed some clunking while turning at a slow speed, so I took the car in today. Diagnosed as a bad driver's side axle. 24k miles and a bad axle already?! I don't off road, not hard on my car, no suspension lift, etc. Has anybody else had issues with the axle/CV at such an early stage...
  4. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    2009 Outback. Wanting 2” lift. Strictly for looks - won’t be offroaded. After a lot of reading I have more questions now . What issues will it cause? CV joint wear? Affect the handling? Vibration or wobble? It appears the lifts are just spacers that go above struts?? Nothing else needs...
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