need tie rods
b.benz at charter.net
Fri Jul 11 21:43:12 PDT 2008
On Jul 11, 2008, at 7:04 PM, Peter Schulz wrote:
> Given the shop labor rate that I had to pay last time I went for an
> alignment, you might be better off with the new ones..
> Given that you appear to be paying for the maintenance, it might be a
> good idea.
> My lesson learned? Next time I'm pulling the entire tire rod AHEAD
> of time and loosening and lubricating the adjuster...
> Even with a liberal application of antiseize, after 1-2 New England
> winters, the adjusters will corrode and require a torch for loosening.
I have snug rubber tubing “boots” over the TRE adjustments. Very
effective in keeping the water out, grease in and and the adjustment
> At 06:17 PM 7/11/2008 -0700, robert weinberg wrote:
>> just got the car back from getting tires. i expected something to
>> come up. you guys are right though - this thing will cost a pretty
>> penny before it's in fine running condition. who knows what else
>> awaits me. probably should have bought a cleaner example, but what's
>> done is done.
>> the guy said he couldn't align the front as the inner tie rods were
>> frozen - can't adjust them.
>> i searched around (as did he) - seems you can either get outer tie
>> rod ends or the whole tie rod assembly.
>> best price i can find for both is from 034motorsport.com
>> left - $59
>> right: $93
>> these look correct?
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> -Peter Schulz
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