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Old 05-26-2008, 05:52 PM
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tie-rods??

i have to replace my tie-rods but being honest iv never had to before so is it easy to do yourself or should i get a professional to do it and are they expensive???
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Old 05-26-2008, 08:30 PM
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they're not too bad. your gonna need to rent/buy a ball-joint seperator, then use a hammer to seperate the BJ's after you take the castle nut off, which i think is a 17mm. then you just loosen the nut on the inside of them, and twist them off. you might wanna remember how many rotations it takes until it comes completely off, then put the new one on w/ the same amount of turns, so it doesn't completely ruin your alignment, which you'll need after changing the tie rods.
but this is for the OUTER tie rods, which i got on ebay for $40 for the pair.
you might be talking about the INNER tie rods tho, idk.
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i thought there was only outer tie-rods but ill give it a go anyways, thanks for the help
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