I'll be replacing my CV boots soon and was planning to clean out all the old grease and put in new grease. Should I pack the whole thing full of grease, including the boot, or is just packing the joint / bearing itself sufficient?

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There should be no grease in the boot. The CV joint casing doesn't need packing fully with grease. Pack enough in to cover all the moving parts. If a sachet of grease is included in the kit, then there usually is enough for one joint.

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