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1-what size the outer tie rod locking nut? It's a little smaller than 7/8".
2- how do you torque it? I just realized my torque wrench is really a torque ratchet.
3-I've heard welding the inner tie rod to remove it. Sounds like it will work without the special tool. BUT: how to tighten it?
 

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Everything is metric for the best fit.

Locking nut only needs to be tightened by hand.

There are special tools for removal (u-clamp to a bar that accepts a socket extension), grinding flats for a wrench has been done for a couple removal examples.

New ones usually have flats for a wrench to install.
 
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