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Tightening Tie Rod Ends?

paulsherman

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This may be a stupid question, but will ask anyway: How do you hold the tie rod end from turning when fastening it to the steering arm. New tie rod ends, with castellated nuts I was able to put the nuts on and turn them until they met the nylon inserts, then the whole **** things begins to turn. Any hint or trick will help.
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Push the TRE end up harder so that the taper can stop the rotation.
 
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Impact gun will do it to. Gotta do it in spurts. SLIGHT pressure from a jack will help.
 
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paulsherman

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Thank you everyone. Floor jack putting up pressure on Tie Rod End and was able to tighten right up with socket. Impact wrench not needed.
 
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