From digest.v6.n606 Thu May 1 07:56:24 1997
From: ingraham_at_sunspot.ssl.berkeley.edu (Curtis A. Ingraham)
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 14:04:04 -0700
Subject: <E28> Ball Joint Boots
Mike Beede <beede_at_securecomputing.com> wrote:
> I have an '87 535is. The ball joint boots have torn, and my mechanic
> says he can't get the boots anywhere (without buying the joints).
> ... They come with new ball joints, but it seems like a shame to replace
> a perfectly good part at only 110K.
I'd put fair to good odds on ball joints being at worn at 110 kmiles,
but let's assume your mechanic checked and found no serious wear.
I was able to buy 2002 ball joint boots separately from:
3208 Park Center Drive
Tyler, Texas 75701
Maybe they have <E28> boots, too.
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