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I bought a set of tie rod ends here on PW from someone in the classifieds quite a while back because the price was right and I knew eventually I would need them. the time has come...the passenger side is shot.

the question is, with respect to the hardware - should I buy new bolts for these, or re-use the old ones (if possible)? is one of these a pinch bolt?
thanks in advance!
 

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Mine came with new bolts. I would probably try to find some new ones just so if you have any annoying noises down the line you don't have to worry about those bolts loosening or being a source of trouble.
 

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update...
replaced both outer tie rods at Pokey's house this morning - air tools are a WONDERFUL thing. the front end feels RIGHT now. thanks for the help, Keith!
 

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assuming your weather is similar to ours and if any salt is used on your roads (I see you live in the UK), be prepared to have to muscle them out. make sure you have replacement bolts and nuts (4 bolts, 2 nuts) to go with the tierods.
 
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