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Who makes the best tie rod ends right now?


fred m

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Due to the complete incompetence of several chain-store alignment techs, I’m shopping for new tie rods. The go-to used to be MOOG but as they started making more and more stuff overseas their quality control got progressively worse.

What brand should I be shopping for? American made if possible but I doubt there are any.
 


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I used Moog when I redid my front end, no issues..... of course didnt use their elcheapo line either....I noticed they have two different lines of control arms.... serviceable and non
 

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I went with Mevotech from Rock Auto this last time. I also chose the heavy duty model. Whatever you decide to go with, I would recommend getting something with a zirc fitting. If you don't want a greasable part, then just go with Motorcraft.
 

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I went with Mevotech from Rock Auto this last time. I also chose the heavy duty model. Whatever you decide to go with, I would recommend getting something with a zirc fitting. If you don't want a greasable part, then just go with Motorcraft.
+1 on the Mevotech. You can also pick them up at your local NAPA.
 
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I'm running rebuilt tie rod ends that use polyurethane bushings in place of the rubber boots. No need to grease and virtually indestructible.
 

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