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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-22-2019, 04:24 PM Thread Starter
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Alignment adjustment

Is there a way to adjust the tie rod with out removing it from the arms? I want to close the gap between the stop nit and the tie rod.

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The inner tie rod will twist in the swivel. Use the hex on the inner tie rod to make your in/out adjustments on your tie rod end. It's made for that purpose.

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The inner tie rod will twist in the swivel. Use the hex on the inner tie rod to make your in/out adjustments on your tie rod end. It's made for that purpose.

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Ok that's what I was trying to do. It would not move so I was hesitant.

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Looks better thank you
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Looks like in the process you've twisted the rack bellows all to hell though. Remove the spring clip and unwind it. If you adjust the other side remove the clip first so that the inner tie rod can spin inside of it.

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Ok thank you

Holly Cow!! I did not notice. I'm glad I did not have twist that too much.

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There are a lot of different racks and probably as many different boots so I can't say this is an absolute. But on mine those clamps no longer exist. The boot is tight enough to stay in place by itself. Some times I even need to stick a pocket screwdriver in to squirt a little oil so it revolves freely when I adjust toein.

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There are a lot of different racks and probably as many different boots so I can't say this is an absolute. But on mine those clamps no longer exist. The boot is tight enough to stay in place by itself. Some times I even need to stick a pocket screwdriver in to squirt a little oil so it revolves freely when I adjust toein.
Ok I will work on it tomorrow. Thank you.

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