We started getting a rubbing/rattling sound when turning the wheel all the way to the passenger's side, so I took a look at it this morning and found this
As you can see in the first part of that clip, the SS is getting smashed into the bolt on the adjustable track bar. The other three clips were taken after I loosened and reset the tie rod bracket to move the SS back more on top of the tie rod. You can also see in those last couple of clips how the SS now sort of twists.
I will obviously have to get a new SS and put on there, but can anyone see anything (or have suggestions to check) that caused this in the first place? Did my tie rod bracket just slip at some point, or is there something more going on here?
The drag link and track bar are Synergy and were put on back in Nov. (during a ball joint replacement) if that helps any. And it was aligned after that.