German made quality parts make a big difference

With the Draper expert ball joint scissor action splitter having done its job, it was easy to see the full extent of the split rubber boots, first the front…

The old steering drag link ball joint dust cover boot (front)

The old steering drag link ball joint dust cover boot (front)

and then the rear boot, both had definitely seen better days!

The old steering drag link ball joint dust cover boot (rear)

The old steering drag link ball joint dust cover boot (rear)

With the steering drag link arm removed, it was much easier to remove the split rubber boots, and replace them with some top German quality rubbers and replacement retaining clips.

The new steering drag link ball joint dust cover boot (front)

The new steering drag link ball joint dust cover boot (front)

The front rubber replaced and looking much better!

The new steering drag link ball joint dust cover boot (rear)

The new steering drag link ball joint dust cover boot (rear)

Finally, the rear rubber is also replaced along with the retaining clips, all ready to go back in place to reconnect the steering again.

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