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#1 (permalink) Old 11-08-2004, 05:20 AM
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Any diagrams, pics ect of that thing? what tools do I need? how hard is it? do I gotta take tires off?

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It's not hard no special tools it's easier to take the wheels off to split the track rod ends 17mm socket you may need a splitter but I just use a hammer to crack the joints. 13mm nut and bolt for the steering shaft you will need a hammer old screw driver or a chisel to open up the split in the end of the shaft. A 19mm and a 22mm for the pipes if it's power. Then alls thats left is 2 17mm nuts and bolts than bolt the rack to the cross member and slide it out
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thanks, ill try to do that when i get a chance

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