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Old December 31st, 2011, 07:55 PM   #1
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I made a short turorial today on the PROPER and easiest way to remove a tie rod. There are a number of WRONG ways out there and I am often suprised when I help out guys who have taken off/replaced hundreds of Tie Rods...95% of the time they don't know these simple tricks.

Nutin' fancy and no special tools required!
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Old December 31st, 2011, 08:08 PM   #2
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Old December 31st, 2011, 08:09 PM   #3
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Old January 1st, 2012, 11:17 AM   #4
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One trick I learned years ago and pass on whenever I can.

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Old January 6th, 2012, 12:44 AM   #6
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I always use a fork as i'm taking them off to replace, but neat trick that I never knew about. I'll have to give it a try next time i find myself doing tie rod ends.
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If I have the room I usually hold another hammer on the backside.

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Old January 10th, 2012, 03:43 PM   #8
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Awesome tutorial. I use that trick almost everyday and hasnt let me down yet.
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Old January 10th, 2012, 03:48 PM   #9
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I work at an auto parts store and tell people this everyday.
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Old January 13th, 2012, 08:25 PM   #11
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Interesting, never knew this was a "trick" haha. But yes it does work!
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used it yesterday doing ball joints on my brothers ZJ. Had to keep the tie-rod ends usable. Few whacks and POP!
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I've used a pitman arm removal tool with success. Sometimes need to take a little more apart to have space but it does work and is reusable. I think I did hit the cast a bit but I never realized it would work on it's own. I'll have to try this next time.
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I was one of the 95%... until now. Thanks.
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Works every time, I've never done it any other way.
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