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Does anyone know the length and the thread of the 2013 tie rods?
I'm a machinist by trade and I can make a set but don't want to take mine apart to figure things out. Messes up ride time.
 

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There's a thread on here somewhere that has that info. Maybe try the search function? Seems like its 14x1.5 mm? I made my own too, and I think you need to thread it in about 1 1/2". And both ends are right hand thread. I'm sure about the right hand thread, but the other two specs ima not too sure.
 

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12 5/8" end to end 7/8 or 1", 6061, 14mm 1.5 pitch right hand threads both ends, 1.5" deep.

I picked up material a couple days ago for $5 at my local metal supplier and need to find a lathe to bore the ends.
 

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Thanks a bunch, this will work! nice both ends being right handed, only one tap needed! Couldn't see spending $80 for something that would cost me $20 to make.
 

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What about the rear rods? Anyone have the same info for them?
 

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It seems from the reading that I have been doing, that the main rod seems to be the big issue with bending and breaking. My game plan was to replace the shafts and not the ends. Or am I going about this wrong?
 

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NM I'm a DA, I looked at the rear, have no choice but to use the Heim joints. Sure are puny looking stock tho!
 

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It seems from the reading that I have been doing, that the main rod seems to be the big issue with bending and breaking. My game plan was to replace the shafts and not the ends. Or am I going about this wrong?
No, that will be sufficient for 90% of peeps
 

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Tapered end look nicer. Also if the ends get faced in a lathe first, it will ensure a nice flat end for the jam nut. Drilling in a lathe would also ensure that the hole drilled prior to running the tap in would be on center. I would not hand drill for just that reason alone.
 

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I think most aftermarket tierods use solid alum stock not hollow.
The original factory tierods are hollow so that is what makes them weaker.
 

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those hallow rods wont bend easy like the stock ones
 
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