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Old 01-11-2006, 13:01   #1 (permalink)
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Tie rod replacement

To what length should tie rods ends be set to when replacing them?

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Old 01-11-2006, 13:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Tie rod replacement

the same as the ones replaced?

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Old 01-11-2006, 14:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Tie rod replacement

The new tie rod should be set at the same lenth as the old one.Any time you
change tie rods you should get a alignment.Before you remove the old tie
rod,mark the threads with a yellow chaulk pin.This will give you some kind
of guide to go buy.Then compare new and old tie rod and mark the new one in
the same place as the old one.

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Old 01-11-2006, 14:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Tie rod replacement

I usually use a chisel and bang a little notch into the threads, but yes you
will need an alighnment after changing them

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> The new tie rod should be set at the same lenth as the old one.Any time
> you
> change tie rods you should get a alignment.Before you remove the old tie
> rod,mark the threads with a yellow chaulk pin.This will give you some kind
> of guide to go buy.Then compare new and old tie rod and mark the new one
> in
> the same place as the old one.
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