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Old 03-16-2008, 05:40 PM   #1
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Default bad right outer tie rod, chgd do I need to re-allign ?

I counted the turns and measured do i still ned a front end alignment after changing tir rod end
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i would do so
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Yes.
..though I am partial to a bald spot up front.
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You need a simple toe adjustment when changing the tie rod. It could be done with a toe in toe out bar or other various tools.
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^^^ yep thats it
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