[T3] Tie Rod Ends....

Dave Hall dave at hallvw.clara.co.uk
Wed May 2 19:26:30 PDT 2018

And if it's a right-hand drive car, it's the other way round! I suppose it doesn't matter for the long tie-rod, since it's the angled one on the short rod that is only available with a left-hand thread.
UK VW Type 3 and 4 Club.

-----Original Message-----
From: "Soren Jacobsen" <snj at blef.org>
Sent: ‎03/‎05/‎2018 02:07
To: "type3 at vwtype3.org" <type3 at vwtype3.org>
Subject: Re: [T3] Tie Rod Ends....

On 06/09 22:50, J. Jonik wrote:
> Finally got bad and badly frozen-on tie-rod end ('71 Sqbk) replaced
> with a good spare.  Copy this note and stick in VW manuals:   The
> driver-side tie rod end, at outside wheel end, comes off the tie rod
> by turning CLOCKwise.

A useful mnemonic for this is that the LEFT side uses LEFT hand threads
and the RIGHT side uses RIGHT hand threads.

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