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Re: '70 MGB GT - Tie Rod Ball Joints

To: Gary Davis <>
Subject: Re: '70 MGB GT - Tie Rod Ball Joints
From: Art Pfenninger <ch155@FreeNet.Buffalo.EDU>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 1998 13:34:05 -0400 (EDT)
        Could be that they gave you the wrong tie rod ends. Call the place
up and ask them to measure another set for you. What size did you get?

On Mon, 20 Apr 1998, Gary Davis wrote:

> I attempted to change the tie rod ball joints on my GT this weekend and,
> after finally getting the ball joints off, found that the replacement joints
> weren't the correct size, i.e., the female receptor of the new ball joint
> was larger than the tie rod.  I looked around and found the words
> "CAMGEARS LTD" and a couple of numbers (18993 & 18998) stamped
> on parts of the steering components near the tie rods.  Has my steering
> rack been replaced?  If so, what would have been possible
> circumstances that would have warranted replacement?  If not, why
> didn't the replacement ball joints fit?
> Please help!
> Thanks - Gary Davis

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