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Old 04-03-2003, 12:25 AM
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hi jeff

thanks for the super quick reply. that is how i have done it over the years. and just a couple weeks ago had to replace a tie rod on my 4x4 that bust in my driveway backing in one nite.

i looked all over tonite on harbor freight but the only thing i can find are the pitman arm clamp. kind of a u shape with a bolt down thru the center. they have a small and a large version.

i have all the pickle forks in my tool box but somehow i got this idea in my head that you need to use a clamp type and with a center bolt you mechanically push it from it's seat. performance products wants like 68.00 just for the tie rod tool.

have you seen thomas pindelski (search on thomaspin) he has a super website. he just added some front end work so i got to get there tonite

i've got 3 front ends to do this summer so they'll get a workout for sure. i'm looking for that golden rivet. but if all else fails i'll get the fork and sledge out.

Thanks Much!

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