Affecting: Anything that moves
Typically, a great idea gone bad. CV boots used to be made of good old rubber. With time they happily perished, split and liberally greased your wheel arch with lovely black goop. If not regreased and replaced soon it was bye-bye CV joint. Nowadays of course thats all history. Boots are made of rigid neoprene and are virtually indestructable.
A/ Buy a complete kit from the main dealer for extortion + Vat, Throw away the new boot and fit the clip
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