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Anyone know if the factory tie-rods are tapered? If they aren't would it be possible for those out there running their torsion bars cranked to relocate the tie-rod to the top of the steering knuckle.
 

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Don't even think about it. It will put the tie rod on a different rotating ark than the suspensions movement. Bad voodoo! It's a geometry thing. Everything must move on the same ark as each other. You can do it if you never drive over 2 or 3 miles an hour. Things get ugly any faster than that.Yes they are tapered. Super Diesel
 

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Can anyone else confirm they are tapered? If so that anwsers my question, if not I'd like to look into this more.
 

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Yes, they are tapered, and Super Diesel is correct on the other point (!!!).
 

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Yes, they are tapered.

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    <LI =1>Inspect the shaft (6) for bent or damaged threads.
    <LI =1>Clean the tapered surface of the steering knuckle (1).</LI>
 
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