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Old 07-27-2006, 11:25 PM
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Hint: before attempting to rotate any tie rod, spray some penetrating oil on the threads first. They are always hella-rusted. Heat with a torch if necessary to get the rust freed up. Also, I have found that a big honkin' screwdriver in the groove turns the rod more easily than a big pipe wrench on the OD does.[/quote]

My tie rods are fairly new, and I remember replacing them. I had to get them glowing red hot and used a 4ft cheater bar to get them to move. And that was after soaking them in oil.
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