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What Is The Inner Tie Rods Correct Torque


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I have a '99 996 with 62K and have tracked down the front end clunking sound to the inner tie rods (most pronounced on the left side) with a mechanic's stethascope. Have ordered the parts, bought the inner tie rod tool from harbor freight in great anticipation of this next project. I just can't seem to find the correct torque spec for screwing the inner tie rods to the rack. Any help will be geatly appreciated. Also should I or Should I not use threadlock/locktite and if so does that affect the torque setting? Thanks in advance.

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I have a '99 996 with 62K and have tracked down the front end clunking sound to the inner tie rods (most pronounced on the left side) with a mechanic's stethascope. Have ordered the parts, bought the inner tie rod tool from harbor freight in great anticipation of this next project. I just can't seem to find the correct torque spec for screwing the inner tie rods to the rack. Any help will be geatly appreciated. Also should I or Should I not use threadlock/locktite and if so does that affect the torque setting? Thanks in advance.

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Which is the correct tie rod tool from HF? I need to do the same thing!

I have a '99 996 with 62K and have tracked down the front end clunking sound to the inner tie rods (most pronounced on the left side) with a mechanic's stethascope. Have ordered the parts, bought the inner tie rod tool from harbor freight in great anticipation of this next project. I just can't seem to find the correct torque spec for screwing the inner tie rods to the rack. Any help will be geatly appreciated. Also should I or Should I not use threadlock/locktite and if so does that affect the torque setting? Thanks in advance.

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