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: Tie rod replacement?


levellinebrad
01-13-2009, 03:25 PM
Bent the tie rod at callalantee this weekend, went to remove it and can not get the passenger side to unthread. there are dents in that side of the tie rod and i am wondering if they were hydraulicly crimped on. does anybody know?

bodyguy
01-13-2009, 04:50 PM
That is correct, the rod end is crimped on

levellinebrad
01-13-2009, 08:37 PM
i guess that means I have to replace that end as well or is there some way to remove it and reuse it?

StubEXrube
01-13-2009, 08:41 PM
The end cannot be removed on the crimped side. Might want to look into a Poly Performance tie-rod. They are truly strong and fully adjustable. I have a stock unit for sale, but it is bent up a little bit and one of the seals has been ripped.

levellinebrad
01-13-2009, 08:57 PM
Thanks. I will look into the Poly Performance. I dont suppose any body makes a high steer for these yet do they.

StubEXrube
01-13-2009, 09:02 PM
Thanks. I will look into the Poly Performance. I dont suppose any body makes a high steer for these yet do they.

Poly Performance, I think, also makes a high steer kit. Rubicon Express does as well.

StubEXrube
01-13-2009, 09:12 PM
Poly Performance is a vendor on this site.

The high steer link is:

http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/Poly-Performance-Jeep-JK-High-Steer-Drag-Link-Kit-p-16410.html

The tie-rod link is:

http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/Poly_Performance-Jeep-JK-Chromoly-Tie-Rod-p-16403.html

levellinebrad
01-13-2009, 09:20 PM
Just looked at their website. Hopefully the dodge dealer will take back the one I just ordered. Thanks for the help.