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RE: tie rod end still stuck on shaft

To: "'James Schulte'" <>, <Mgs@Autox.Team.Net>
Subject: RE: tie rod end still stuck on shaft
From: "Larry list account" <>
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 23:09:50 -0600
You need to use your heat wrench.

Larry Hoy 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-mgs@Autox.Team.Net 
> [mailto:owner-mgs@Autox.Team.Net] On Behalf Of James Schulte
> Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 1:28 AM
> To: Mgs@Autox.Team.Net
> Subject: tie rod end still stuck on shaft
> Listers,
> Some people had suggested a BMFH and a fork. But I had 
> already separated the tie rod from the joint. The problem is 
> getting the tie rod end off the shaft.
> Someone from another list suggested a pipe wrench instead of 
> vice grips cause the vice grips kept slipping off the shaft.  
> Well, that was a great suggestion. Now I have grip but not 
> enough muscle or leverage on the adjustable wrench. SOOOOO 
> I'm going to have to find a pipe to add leverage.  A little 
> more liquid wrench and another try tonight. It's getting late 
> and I'm tired. Oh well, such is the life of an MG owner. (-:
> Jim
> 69C
> 70B

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