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Driveworks Steering Tie Rod End

Part No. DW-ES3453 Warranty Details  

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Driveworks chassis parts help to eliminate front-end vibration, shimmy and unsafe handling. Driveworks chassis parts meet OE specifications, help ensure improved steering response and reduce tire wear.

Product Features:
  • Forged housing from specific materials provides strength and durability to prevent breakage
  • Coated technology provides a smooth and durable surface to prevent corrosion and rust
  • Premium Polychloroprene rubber boots are fitted with grease relief valves to prevent contamination
  • A slotted nut and cotter pin for a more secure installation
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Hardware Included:Yes
OE Number:S-ES3453
Replaceable Grease:Yes
Tie Rod End Bar Size:M14*1.5R

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DriveworksSteering Tie Rod End
 
3.5

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Small cars (7)
  • Large cars (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Mechanic (7), Auto enthusiast (4), Truck enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

i would buy this again

perfect fit, easy to install and adjust

perfect fit, easy to install and adjust

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

good, but not perfect

Tie rod was an exact fit for the original, shape was slightly different but that did not affect the performance or fit of the part. Kit came with a new jam nut for the...Read complete review

Tie rod was an exact fit for the original, shape was slightly different but that did not affect the performance or fit of the part. Kit came with a new jam nut for the inner tie rod which I did not change as I used the old one to help mark the position for installing the new tie rod. Kit came with a castellated nut, washer, and cotter pin. The inside diameter of the washer was much too large to be used on the stud, so I had to use a washer I had laying around the garage instead. Other than that, it was a fairly easy install. The stud spun when I tried to tighten the castellated nut, a C-clamp clamping the tie rod and steering knuckle together was an easy fix for that. Now all that's left is to get the alignment checked. Good luck!

Reviewed by 13 customers

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1.0

No good 4 a 2004 Montana

By 

from Dumb old Maryland

About Me Mechanic

Comments about Driveworks Steering Tie Rod End:

Not saying the name is junk , just this product for a 2004 Montana. Had to replace left side like 6 months after putting there new product on and 10 months later I have to replace the right side .

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  • No

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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

no more shimmy

By 

from Pocono's Pa

About Me Mechanic

Verified Buyer
3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Cars
    • Small Cars

    Comments about Driveworks Steering Tie Rod End:

    Love the fact that they are going back to zerk fittings... can be greesed as and when I want to!

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    • No

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    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    exact fit

    By 

    from cadillac, mi

    Verified Buyer
    Level 1

    Pros

    • Easy to install

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Driveworks Steering Tie Rod End:

        very easy to install. Part was an exact fit so no compensating for longer/shorter part.

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        • No

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        (10 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I would buy this again

        By 

        from Brewer, Me.

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        3 or more reviews submitted

        Comments about Driveworks Steering Tie Rod End:

        It was made of quality materials. It had a good fit.

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        • No

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        (9 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        So far so good

        By 

        from Jackson, MO

        About Me Mechanic, Retired Counterman

        Verified Buyer
        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Cheap
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Unsure About The Quality

        Best Uses

        • Large Cars
        • Small Cars

        Comments about Driveworks Steering Tie Rod End:

        The threaded portion of the tie rod end was about an inch shorter than the original. It seemed to adjust properly. When I sold parts, the manager told us to never sell this part to shops, only to individuals. I am a little uneasy about having installed a lower quality steering part on my car but finances forced me to try it. We will see how well it works. Maybe it will make a stop gap until I can afford a MOOG.

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        • No

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        (9 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        good, but not perfect

        By 

        from Conway, SC

        About Me Mechanic

        Verified Buyer
        Level 2

        Pros

        • Exact fit
        • Serviceable

        Cons

        • Kit Had Incorrect Washer

        Best Uses

        • Large Cars
        • Small Cars

        Comments about Driveworks Steering Tie Rod End:

        Tie rod was an exact fit for the original, shape was slightly different but that did not affect the performance or fit of the part. Kit came with a new jam nut for the inner tie rod which I did not change as I used the old one to help mark the position for installing the new tie rod. Kit came with a castellated nut, washer, and cotter pin. The inside diameter of the washer was much too large to be used on the stud, so I had to use a washer I had laying around the garage instead. Other than that, it was a fairly easy install. The stud spun when I tried to tighten the castellated nut, a C-clamp clamping the tie rod and steering knuckle together was an easy fix for that. Now all that's left is to get the alignment checked. Good luck!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (11 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        tie rod end

        By 

        from grand rapids,mi

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Competitive Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        Level 2

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Cars
          • Small Cars
          • Trucks

          Comments about Driveworks Steering Tie Rod End:

          easy to install,

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (10 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          would buy it again

          By 

          from Del Rio ([*] creek) TX.

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer
          Level 2

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Large Cars
          • Minivan
          • Small Cars
          • Trucks

          Comments about Driveworks Steering Tie Rod End:

          like it for the price and easy to put on.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (8 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good for the money

          By 

          from Oak Lawn, IL

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer
          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Small Cars

            Comments about Driveworks Steering Tie Rod End:

            Good and inexpensive!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (10 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            not the greatest

            By 

            from dayton, ohio

            Pros

              Cons

              • Cheaply Made

              Best Uses

                Comments about Driveworks Steering Tie Rod End:

                put this on my van and had to unbolt it again later on in order to remover the axle, when going to retighten it, the shaft kept turning also, was unable to tighten bolt, ended up having to cut it off and buy a new one, so once its on the first time thats it! you wont be able to take it off and put it back on.

                • Car & Truck:
                • Casual Driver
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                  I don't have any instructions with the part. Do i need to grease the fitting? Where is the proper place for the nuts etc?
                  Asked on 11/4/2010 by Ben from Knoxville, Tn.

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                    A:

                    It will need to be greased. For help with your project, I recommend getting a repair manual specifically for your vehicle. It should be able to help you with detailed instructions on how to do many things.

                    Answered on 11/4/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
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