My steering bellows are all torn up. I bought a pair from Autozone. The end that is clamped to the steering unit is too small in that i have to stretch it big time to get it to fit.
I check with bellows at Oreily and got the same size.
Is this normal that i need to stretch it to get it on, or do i need to order straight from Mits to get one that slides on??
I did a Diamante that I could not get a big box store's one to fit. Had to go to Mitsu. Have done plenty others that the big box store's versions fit fine. I just ordered some for my Stealth, but I'm thinking I should have went to Mitsu for them. I'll find out in a couple of weekends if they fit. They should have to stretch a little bit, but not an overly difficult amount.
I ordered a inner tie rod and boot from rock auto and the boot is exactly as you described. I ended up just slitting both ends and using two zip ties to make a good seal. Will deffinately get different ones when I replace my other side over the winter. interested in that part # speedy.
The only other time I got a bellows that fit right was for a Nissan, direct from the dealer. All the rest were a pain. Of course when I tried this part #, I expected a fail, but I got a nice surprise when it actually fit.
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