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I finally have the chance to download the turbo tie rods that have been sit in mine garage because that months. Unfortunately i can"t get past step one: removing the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Below are some pictures, among the TR end, and one that the tools I am functioning with. Any kind of suggestions or advice? I"ve tried nice much everything that popped increase in a search, from warmth to hitting come Kroil. Ns am seriously grounding on this one.

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You require a sphere joint separator, aka a "pickle fork", easily accessible at any type of auto part store. A few whacks with a hammer and also the joint will certainly separate. The following step ~ you separate the round joint is come unscrew the tie rod finish from the steering rack. That also uses the pickle fork. Just tap the onto the yoke that the tie rod, seen at the far ago of her photo,, climate clamp a vise tight onto the handle of the pickle fork and also you can unscrew the tie rod. It"s exactly how I go it.
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see that large hammer there? rotate the steering all the means right, take aim at the side/end of the eye and also wack it tough as hell. Sharp and also hard. Mister the tie rod ideal out. Mechanics have been doing the forever. An waiting hammer through a flat, hammer format bit functions the same way.
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You require a ball joint separator, aka a "pickle fork", easily accessible at any type of auto part store. A few whacks through a hammer and also the joint will certainly separate. The following step after you different the ball joint is to unscrew the tie rod finish from the steering rack. That additionally uses the pickle fork. Just tap the onto the yoke that the tie rod, checked out at the far back of your photo,, then clamp a vise grip onto the handle of the pickle fork and also you deserve to unscrew the tie rod. It"s just how I did it.
In the bottom picture, propped up versus the torch, is the the device you"re talk about? I supplied it come no end. I think the problem may be the the fork prongs room too much apart and also aren"t developing a strong enough wedge in between the pole end and also knuckle. Yet even still, ns was beating the hell out of it, I would think I might something to budge. However no luck.
I bought one of these a while earlier at HF. Pretty cheap functions really easy. I think JW has the method pro"s instruct girlfriend to perform it. I don"t know- I need to be a wuss with the BFH but the tierod simply sits there laughing in ~ me no matter how hard and also square ns whack it. Pitman arm Puller & Tie rod PullerI have actually a pickle fork too but don"t usage it uneven you favor mangling the crap out of the boot.
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I to be unable to loosen mine by hitting pickle fork through BFH and repeated pounding. What i did that worked like a charm was put the fork on, and also then offered a long jack manage (any solid pipe will certainly do) end the fork to traction on the fork. It instantly popped off.
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Hammer blows to the side(s) of the ball joint receiver works well, as Johnnie said.I use two hammers and also strike simultaneously...always works. It doesn"t must be a sledge hammer.Removing/Breaking Ball-Joint Taper - YouTube
Sorry. I check out the pickle fork now. Mine has actually narrower jaws 보다 that. I acquired it 40 years earlier for my VW bug. You can still use your tool for action 2. That"s a neat video clip clip that Cooper post I have actually never be separated a tie rod finish that means before. This forum definitely is educational!
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Using the ideal tool/s make this job a breeze. Some people like to job-related using brute force and others with finese making use of the exactly tool/s. LJ"s tool (TR separator) is a great example. The fork you have actually will work yet tend to damages the rubber shield unless you"re putting a new replacement.Tony
all over will work...my monitoring is regarding the propane... Girlfriend really should swap come MAP Gas it"s way HOTTER!!BUT!!Read john Walkers Warning regarding bent top on cylinders and also the perils they pose.Is the tie rod turn off yet?
forget the pickle fork. Use simply the hammer as suggested previously. Brute pressure works in this case, and also it"s free. Ns don"t even have a pickle fork. They simply tear increase the boots and also rarely work.
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It looks favor it is already separated too much for a pickle fork to work. I agree the the hammer is the best way.
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It looks choose it is currently separated too much for a pickle fork to work. Ns agree that the hammer is the ideal way.
I think that certain pickle fork has done all it deserve to do because that me, which wasn"t much. I took the huge hammer come the steering knuckle as tough as ns was comfortable doing, and after 4 big hits it simply seemed like I was damaging the knuckle an ext than something else. I am walking to get one the those HB clamp separators ~ work and see if that will execute the trick. The two hammer method looks interesting however I don"t know exactly how I will have room in the wheel arch come wield, swing, and also strike v 2 hammers. I guess I"ll see. An excellent thing is every little thing it take away to get this one complimentary should do the passenger side a breeze.
Using the appropriate tool/s do this project a breeze. Some people like to job-related using brute force and also others v finese making use of the exactly tool/s. LJ"s tool (TR separator) is a an excellent example. The fork you have actually will work yet tend to damages the rubber shield uneven you"re putting a new replacement.Tony
+1. You should have the ability to borrow a suitable tie-rod separator from your LAPS (Autozone, Pep Boys, etc.) because that no charge. You have actually your an option of the bludgeon-force pickle fork or the recommended mechanically puller that won"t bending or rest anything (especially if your aim isn"t point out on).A BF hammer works as well, but I"d use 2 in tandem. Position one in contact with the steering knuckle, then hit the contrary side through the various other hammer. The tapered housing should distort momentarily and release the tie pole joint. Sherwood
beating two hammers with each other is a yes, really unsafe practice, FWIW. Undertake at the very least a confront shield and leather gloves if you have to do it, to defend from flying chips. Ya never ever know.
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Here"s a an excellent video of the hammer method. Not as violent as it sounds, but I guess that varies with the condition and also age of the parts. The basic Best means to separate a ball Joint Tie Rod end How to - YouTube
I use a tie rod tool, i m sorry is not a pickle fork. I would certainly not usage a hammer on the Porsche. I would certainly on a tractor, or a forklift, however not on mine R$R Bil$tein $trut$, which are mine, not a stranger"s.

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beating two hammers with each other is a yes, really unsafe practice, FWIW. Undertake at least a confront shield and leather gloves if you have to do it, to defend from paris chips. Ya never know.
Agree, but the two-hammer an approach contacts the steering knuckle on every side, not to each various other which i agree is unsafe. In the linked video, notification the direction of the hammer punch is follow me the axis of the steering arm. I would certainly not recommend hammer blows perpendicular to the axis. On a 911, I"d use a puller. Sherwood
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