Help with Rock Krawler Tie-Rod End Replacement

Cutler Nowak

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I was wheeling and my joint wobbled out of the threads in the tie rod and i wobbled it back together then rachet strapped it all together and improvised. I cannot find this tie rod anywhere on the internet to replace it, or even how to fix this. can anyone help me with this. The name of the tie rod is Rock Krawler and i cannot find this part anywhere.
 
Yep, those are just heim joints. If you take one off, you can figure out the size and thread pitch and order a replacement from someplace like McMaster Carr: https://www.mcmaster.com/ball-joint-rod-ends

The smart thing to do would be call Rock Krawler and find out the exact size. There's a good chance they have a replacement on hand to sell you, or they'll at least tell you the size.
 
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Yep, those are just heim joints. If you take one off, you can figure out the size and thread pitch and order a replacement from someplace like McMaster Carr: https://www.mcmaster.com/ball-joint-rod-ends

The smart thing to do would be call Rock Krawler and find out the exact size. There's a good chance they have a replacement on hand to sell you, or they'll at least tell you the size.
Would i be able to Re-Tap the threads and put a slightly bigger thread heim joint into there? i am trying to save some money. but thank you guys for all the help
 
Would i be able to Re-Tap the threads and put a slightly bigger thread heim joint into there? i am trying to save some money. but thank you guys for all the help

Assuming there is enough material in the tie-rod to support a much bigger heim joint, I don't see why you couldn't do that. Personally though, I'd just buy the right size heim joint, though.
 
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