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Hello all,

I may be using a life kit-- the Daystar (spellng?) brand -- so I will change the boots after I do the lift installation, since lifting appears to stress the boots, according to some.

Besides, the boots on there are OEM. After 10 years, time to change and save the old ones as back-ups for emergency if needed.

From those who have done it, any major issues in doing this job? Any tricks or special tools needed? I am pretty sure I have the Ligarex pliers to do this job somewhere, and have used them a lot on Citroens and Mercedes.

Any good source for quality parts, or is this a dealer-only item?
Thanks!
 

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if you can... document with pics for the rest of us.... I would think a lift kit would make the ride better!
Thanks to dhl and jwight for their encouragement!
First I need to find a good source of the boots, and whether of not the Ligarex clamps are the best choice for use on the 451.
Also: what about CV boot grease? Do I use what comes with the boot (if anything comes with it)? If nothing comes with the boot, how much is needed?
Has anyone else used the Daystar kit? Is wheel alignment required after, if you are just lifting 1-1/2 inches?
 

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