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Old 12-24-2011, 11:07 AM   #1
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Default Early Ford Tie Rod Ends

I did a search and came up with nothing so for the early Ford machinists out there - does anybody know the angle of the taper on an early ford ('40 - '48) tie rod end? Is a standard or special reamer available?
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:35 AM   #2
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Default Re: Early Ford Tie Rod Ends

7 degrees. Standard Ford taper
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Old 12-24-2011, 01:21 PM   #3
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I've been using this one from Snap On for years... http://buy1.snapon.com/catalog/item....re&dir=catalog
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Thank you and Merry Christmas.
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Old 12-24-2011, 06:29 PM   #5
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Default Re: Early Ford Tie Rod Ends

Speedway has both taper reamers and rh and lh taps for tie rods,when I bought Mine they were US made. John
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