Outer tie rod end stuck should I drill it Pelican

2007 07 15 nbsp 0183 32 Only tool to use is pickle fork and a BFH to hit the pickle fork The tie rod end will not be reusable but I assume you are removing to replace anyhow Because of the way the tie rod end is made for the 911 it does not have a flat base so the pullers don t work well There is a special one for the porsche tie rod that kind of wraps around the

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2007 01 19 nbsp 0183 32 I don t think you need to remove the tie rod from the knuckle in order to make the adjustment The instructions jdm master X posted sound right But if you do need to remove the tie rod end from the knuckle a pickle fork will work Just be careful not to tear the boot EDIT Kenny beat me to it If you are looking for a place locally to get an

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The OEMTOOLS 25261 5 Piece Pickle Fork Kit can be used as a ball joint separator tool a tie rod end removal tool and a Pitman arm tool This 5 piece car kit has two different handles one for use with a hand hammer and one for use with an pneumatic hammer The parts of this set come in standard sizes for automotive suspension work the ball joint removal tool has a

Tie rod end stuck in the pitman arm IH8MUD Forum

2011 10 13 nbsp 0183 32 I m currently replacing my tie rod ends TRE I successfully remove all TRE except the one in the pitman arm I was using a pickle fork and a BFH for all the others but this one does not come out I m pretty new to the automotive DIY so what others tricks can I

Steering bellcrank tie rod end removal Stuck The CJ2A

2016 07 23 nbsp 0183 32 In any case I ve used a couple pickle forks a screw type tie rod end remover WD40 I can NOT get the bellcrank to come off of that tie rod end I m hesitant to pound any harder on the pickle forks I m afraid I ll bend or break something and I was afraid to turn any harder on the screw type tie rod end remover for the same reason

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2006 09 30 nbsp 0183 32 Automotive A tool commonly used for breaking the tapers loose on ball joints and tie rod ends Sometimes called an olive fork They are correctly called a quot Ball Joint Separator quot or quot Tie Rod Separator quot but have gained the name from their resemblence to the long skinny forks used to remove pickles or olives from a jar The term can be used for a variety of items

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2018 07 01 nbsp 0183 32 Any suggestions to remove a stubborn tie rod end I ve already soaked it with kroil used a small and large pulley puller hit it with a 10lb sledge used my pickle fork not big enough Will the ball joint separator from harbor freight work A

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2020 04 18 nbsp 0183 32 Loosen the nut on the tie rod end until it is flush with the end of the stud Then take a hammer up to a small sledge and hit the tie rod stud and it should pop loose That seems to work most of the time Other times use the pickle fork

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2009 08 29 nbsp 0183 32 The impact of the hammer blow forces the wedge shape of the pickle fork between the tie rod end and the steering arm and separates the tie rod end from its cone shape mount I hope I described the procedure clear enough Save Share Reply R rdv 183 Registered 1990 500SL Joined Apr 23 2007 183 64 Posts Discussion Starter 183 6 183 Aug 28 2009 Thanks

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2011 04 26 nbsp 0183 32 Sometimes tie rod ends can be a pain to get out but it is very simple Just unbolt it and try hitting with a hammer if that doesn t work maybe use a pickle fork which you should be able to borrow at a parts store You don t have to be two worried about messing it up since it is being replaced Take measurements of the tie rod length and the length between the knuckles

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2014 04 17 nbsp 0183 32 🎣 I have some front end work coming up on a new project I have been using a pickle fork or using a big fucking hammer to remove tie rod ends But I noticed a couple other tools to do the same job and I would like to know what you guys use and how do they hold up and will they work on

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With a pair of side cuts a correctly sized six point wrench a hammer a pickle fork and a Stillson wrench Side cuts remove the cotter pin Six point wrench removes the tie rod nut The pickle fork and hammer separates the tie rod end from the steering arm The Stillson wrench loosens the jamb nut on the tie rod end and allows you to unscrew the tie rod from the steering rack

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Loosen the nut on the tie rod end until it is flush with the end of the stud Then take a hammer up to a small sledge and hit the tie rod stud and it should pop loose That seems to work most of the time Other times use the pickle fork

Stuck Tie Rod End SuperBeetles Forum

Tie rod ends and steering dampener However for the life of me I cannot get the right facing the car from the front tie rod end out of the steering bar The left side was no problem as there is enough room to tap on the end of the tie rod end while prying on it with a pickle fork On the right side the master brake cylinder is in the way It is to stuck to remove with the pickle fork

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2005 09 10 nbsp 0183 32 If you have decided to replace your tie rods then just hit the spindle with a 4 lb sledge Do this several times at all angles around the tie rod The tie rod will drop out The pickle fork is to remove the spindle from the balljoint Do not hit the top of the tie rod with the hammer b c you will mushroom the threads

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mercedessource Tech help It may take a special tool Sometimes a pickle fork is just not enough to remove old stubborn ball joints Even trying to use a 2 lb hammer can jar your teeth when hammering the end of a pickle fork Then

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2022 02 06 nbsp 0183 32 A pickle fork isn t just a long skinny fork you use to take pickles or olives out of a glass jar it s also a long narrow tapered tool you can use to separate ball joints and tie rod joints We ll save you the time and hassle don t just try hammering on a ball joint with a

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How do you remove tie rod from steering knuckle Use a hammer or small mallet to hit the steering knuckle until it pops out Alternatively use a pickle fork or a compact puller tool to separate the two parts Figure 2 Remove this nut to free the tie rod end Figure 3 Use a pickle fork to disconnect tie rod end from steering knuckle Where can I get a tie rod end for a

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How To Remove A Tie Rod End A wrench a ratchet set needle nose pliers mallet or hammer grease gun and an inner tie rod tool are needed to remove the inner or outer tie rod ends from the steering knuckle or ball joint depending on which tie rod end Use a wrench to loosen pinch nut Jan 28 2021H

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2012 09 17 nbsp 0183 32 My pickle fork worked on the outer tie rod ends but not enough room to get a good hit on the inners I bought a 3 prong gear puller and a two prong gear puller but there s not enough room in the engine bay to get a ratchet or wrench to turn the puller screw How are you guys removing the inner tie rods I could really use a hand with this Been working on since

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2017 09 25 nbsp 0183 32 I found this to be easier if I took the tie rod end off the spindle One came loose using a hammer ended up using a pickle fork on the other side Naturally I messed up the rubber boot Being cheap I did not wish to purchase a new tie rod end just to get the new boot I did some internet searching amp found NAPA had a new boot in stock separately Problem

Can you change a tie rod end without alignment

Loosen the nut on the tie rod end until it is flush with the end of the stud Then take a hammer up to a small sledge and hit the tie rod stud and it should pop loose That seems to work most of the time Other times use the pickle fork

How do you remove tie rod ends ball joints Acura RSX

2008 06 28 nbsp 0183 32 Whatever you do do not use a quot pickle fork quot because you will tear the boot that protects the joint To remove the outer tie rod from the strut you first loosen the bolt on the bottom of the tie rod and then get a hammer and hit the stut next to where the tie rod is This will loosen the hold that the strut has on the tie rod because it kind of

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2011 03 07 nbsp 0183 32 This is a pickle fork They help you remove ball joints The idea is pretty obvious when you re holding it You slide it between the ball joint and the part holding it and you bang the end with a hammer The ball joint pops out I found my set at my local Sears I m sure just about any automotive parts store would also sell these Pictured with my pickle fork is a tub of

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2010 05 27 nbsp 0183 32 Yep you need a puller or pickle fork to remove the tapers on the joints the nuts just keep them locked down I ll be doing the same on mine soon enough May 23 2010 3 GOOSE Happy IDI er Joined Jun 5 2009 Posts 3 511 Reaction score 304 Location Galloway Twp NJ USA Sears made a nice pickle fork kit with an adapter to go onto a air chisel or to

VERY stuck outer tie rod end SHO Forum

2008 11 17 nbsp 0183 32 Tie rod ends are best removed by hammering on the side of the knuckle Beating the threaded end is counterproductive For tough ones use an air chiesel with a blunt bit in it Put a few wraps of tape around the end of it Screw a nut partially onto the threaded end so the bit cannot wander off The tape will keep it centered if not apply more tape

What size Pickle Fork Ball Joint Jeep Wrangler Forum

2017 03 21 nbsp 0183 32 If you insist on using a pickle fork get one sized for tie rod ends which are narrower than ones for ball joints Save Share Reply vertical horizons 183 Registered Joined Apr 26 2012 183 2 824 Posts Discussion Starter 183 5 183 Feb 20 2017 tangofox007 said Most of the time just tapping the tapered pin back into the tapered hole will be enough to allow for

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2018 05 06 nbsp 0183 32 DO NOT UTILIZE A PICKLE FORK You ll damage the seat in the tie rod end and will have to replace it in the immediate future Utilize a tie rod puller A ball joint puller as johnH123 mentioned may also work I believe he is also recommending not to

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