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Old 05-04-2008, 11:00 AM
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tie rod end?

hey guys been awhile since ive been on just got back from a field op...so back to workin on my jeep im done installing my lift, but i took off my tie rod at the driver side in the process...now it wont go back on it the nut spins the stud to so whats up? another question when adjusting upper cas what angle am i shooting for any tips with this?
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Old 05-04-2008, 11:04 AM   #2
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the tie rod thing happens. have someone hold the tie rod to the knuckle as hard as possible w/ channel locks, and use an impact gun, and keep hitting the trigger a bunch of times. that will usually work, little lube wouldn't hurt. or try any way of putting pressure on it to get that taper fit tight to hold it from spinning. pry bar, or floor jack if it pushes in from bottom. good luck
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