Hi I am replacing my inner and outer tie rods on the driver side. They said they will fail them because their is too much play in them. I have gotten the outer tie rod off that was a pain I had to hit it with a mal to get it out because it was rusted in their. I would like to add these are all originals on this car. They have never been changed. The car is a 1992 Cadillac Deville 4.9L V8. Now I am working with the inner tie rod another pain. It took me forever to get the boot off of it. I finally got it off. Now I am having a problem trying to turn the inner tie rod to come off. I have used vice grips on that giant ball that the boot was covering. It will not budge. I also used WD 40 thinking that would help nope. I may not have the muscle to break this loose. Can these get frozen and how do you remove it. I am going to my last option tomorrow. A plumbers wrench. If that does not break it loose then I am stuck on what to do besides take it somewhere. I might call my dad to break it loose since he is way stronger then me. Thanks. Any suggestions on how to get this thing out. I don't have a wrench big enough to turn this thing.
Friday, February 8th, 2013 AT 7:41 AM