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Does anyone know whether inner tie rod replacement is a difficult job? Also, is it very expensive? I've gotten the parts, but I just need to get them put on.
 

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Yeah, I am working on the 90 DeVille. A couple guys told me that the car has inner tie rods and that I should look for replacement because the car appears to be in need of one. I am confused now.:crying: So which does the car have, inner or outer, cause I need to know whether I should keep the parts or go and buy new ones.
 

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There are inner tie rods, but you need to take the boots off to get at them. They thread on to the rack.
 

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Correct. Unfortunately, they are NOT generally replaced. Most people simply replace the rack instead since the "inner" rod ends rarely exibit any problems prior to the rack itself.
 

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Alright then, I'll check it out. Tell me this though, are the racks generally difficult to replace? Do you think that I could do that myself, or will I need help? :D
 

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Racks are not terribly hard. There is a few items that must be moved in order to do the R&R and you do need an alignment afterwards but it can be done by the average DIY'r
 

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What items will need to be removed before you can get to the rack. Does the cross member come out? Does it unbolt easily?

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HollywoodHicks1 said:
Does anyone know whether inner tie rod replacement is a difficult job? Also, is it very expensive? I've gotten the parts, but I just need to get them put on.
Inner tie rod replacement is a piece of cake if you have the correct tools. There is a speciality tool which looks like a piece of pipe that fits over the inner tierod with the outer tierod removed. The tool has several adaptors.
You should really get the toe reset unless you have a really good set of eyes so maybe farm this one out to a front end shop.
 
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