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Q: What are the Torque specs for a inner tie rod

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I'm been trying to find the specification of torque to apply when tighten the inner tie rod. I have search and searched and uncovered nothing about it. Any information on this is much appreciated because My inner tie rods are bad.

My car Lexus GS400 1998 My car has 125000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The torque specification for the lock nut is 41 foot pounds. The specification for the ball joint end is 64 foot pounds.

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