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88 chevy van sterring tie rod

Have taken the nuts off but can not break it free

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I'm just going to tell ya the whole proccess of replacing tie rods. First thing is to make sure you got the nut on the back side of the tierod free. Use a vice grip and a wrench to do so. Once that's done, remove crown nut. You know, the nut that has notches in it. Do your best to remove cotter pin. If you can't, well it's still possible just harder to do so. Then, use a hammer and hit the end where the crown nut was. Once tie rod is off on that end, twist tie rod off. COUNT the number of turns it takes you to do so. Then put new one on with same number of turns. You should get an alingment done afterwards. If you don't want too, be prepared to spend money in tires in the near future.

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