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tie rods frozen?

Any of you guys and gals out there every run into a tie rod that won't adjust?

Doing a home-brew front-end 'adjustment'. Did the right side. Nice and smooth.
Used a 10" crescent wrench (nice chrome-moly one too, not Vise Grip)

Came to do the left side and the damn thing won't budge. Tried tapping on
the arms to see if that will free it. No dice. Heat? Lube Soak it?

Is that why the independent tire shop that did the front end align gave
back the car with the same tilted steering wheel when going straight?

Nothing is as easy as it looks.

Of course once I get it all lined up, it's time to swap into winter rubber
and do the alignment dance all over again.