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tie rod end busted, replacing it = alignment?

I busted a tie rod end but its not really noticible in car - if i replace it, will i have to get an alignment for any reason?
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Re: tie rod end busted, replacing it = alignment?

yeah id align it after you replace it. your toe setting is going to be way out of whack
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Re: tie rod end busted, replacing it = alignment?

you definitely need one.
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Re: tie rod end busted, replacing it = alignment?

if you broke a tie rod, it would be very noticable...are you talking about a tie rod or an endlink?
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Re: tie rod end busted, replacing it = alignment?

he's talking about the tie rod end... aka, that ball joint that bolts to the strut.
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Re: tie rod end busted, replacing it = alignment?

yeap, well i was looking at the rest of the front setup, and one of my coilovers is blown, so im just going to replace everything and do the tie rod end with it, then align it all. thanks guys.
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