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Hilux CV rubber

Hi I have a Toyota Hilux Mk5 it is 2 and 4 wheel drive. It seems the rubber on the front CV joint needs replacing as it has leaked alot of greese.

I need to get fixed ASAP as am going away on 23 Dec

One garage who I trust but know are expensive have said no less then £150.

Another garage not intrested as its 4 wheel drive.

Does £150 seem alot

Any recomdations of some one who can fix this before Tuesday around north London. I could travel a bit if some one could do it while I wait and no messing about, I would prefer some one who deals with 4x4.
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Hi. We'd be a bit cheaper but we are a long way away. (near J28 on M1)
I'd say pay the money and get it sorted.

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