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    Yeah basically as in the title i've installed some ps arms in my ae71 when i swapped to ae86 front suspension and i have some ?xt131? control arms that i want to put in soon and it just occurred to me that this might be to much for my poor standard tie rod ends!
    So yeah if i have the ps arms and control arms will there still be enough adjustment left on stock tie rods?? Cos i would kind of like to know before the cars is taken to pieces
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    it is fine to run the standard tie rod ends assuming your talking about xt130 corona arms

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    yeah just couldn't remember off the top of my head! Well thats a relief now i don't have to buy more parts!
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    If you wanna be super safe you can use the same tie rod ends and turnbuckle tubes as the XT130 used. You can get the same parts off an RA40. With xt 130 arms the tubes will force you to recentre the rack and you will only have about 3mm thread sticking out of each end of the tubes.

    Not necessary, but thats how I run mine and its pretty darn solid.


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