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1977 chevy 3/4 ton 2wd front suspension


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Sunny1989
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Jun 16, 2012, 2:42 PM

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replacing the outer tie rod end to hub assembly. i was wondering if it needed pressed into the hub or just bolted in.


1977 chevy, 350 motor with automatic transmission
2WD 3/4 ton long bed pickup


Hammer Time
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Jun 16, 2012, 2:57 PM

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What hub?
It's a '77. It's just a spindle with inner and outer bearings and races.




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Sunny1989
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Jun 16, 2012, 2:59 PM

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doesn't really answer my question but ok the outer tie rod end pressed or not?


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Jun 16, 2012, 3:02 PM

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If you are just replacing the outer tre, then you just need to tighten it down with the supplied castle nut & use a new cotter pin. There is a torque spec somewhere but most people just get it good & tight. The only rule is if you go past the hole too far to get the cotter pin in, don't back it off, tighten it to the next hole to put the pin in


EDIT....No its not pressed in....its a taper fit that is pulled in with the nut






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Sunny1989
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Jun 16, 2012, 3:04 PM

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thank you that's exactly what i needed to know


Sidom
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Jun 16, 2012, 3:04 PM

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It goes without say that an alignment need to be done but I'll say it anyway...

You will need to get a wheel alignment after all the parts have been replaced






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Sunny1989
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Jun 16, 2012, 3:09 PM

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i was expecting that but thanks


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Jun 16, 2012, 3:28 PM

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I guess you are calling the knuckle a hub. Your truck doesn't have a hub. That's what the confusion is.




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