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Broken Steering Knuckle; Check out the Pics

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dendeanda, Jun 15, 2005.

  1. dendeanda

    dendeanda Registered Member

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    Hey guys, I was coming off the freeway and some idiot didnt yield and tried to cross over to the U-turn lane under the overpass. We hit side to side on my passenger side. I get to my house to find that I'm leaking brake fluid from the calliper and that my tierod is hanging. I saw that the from part of my knuckle broke in half. So part of the knuckle is still connected to the tierod end. How do I replace it? Thanks?
     
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  2. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Need vehicle info... (what axle you have, ect.)

    How did you get home if the tie rod "is hanging"? Towed?
     
  3. dendeanda

    dendeanda Registered Member

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    Sorry about the bland post, I was at work and pressed for time. I have an '85 Blazer, 350 automatic Silverado. I have a 4" lift with 33"s on it. Im assuming the knuckle and tierod are stock. When he hit me, I also lost most of my brake pressure and turning was a nightmare. I later found out fluid is coming out of the calliper. Thats no prob, I'll just get a new one and bleed the brakes. Honestly, it was at night and i didnt check to see the damage for ,uh hmmm, certain reasons. I think the tierod wasnt completely broken off until I parked, otherwise theres no way I could have driven home.

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  4. Zeitler

    Zeitler Registered Member

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    you could put the pics on webshots or similar and then put a link to them from here...
     
  5. google

    google 1/2 ton status

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    You can't do it from your hard drive. I provide ck5 people with a place to host pics for free. Follow the link in my signiture and register. No spam or anything. Then right click on the pic there and click properties. Copy and paste the URL from that
     
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    Hey a corpus guy. I thought I was the only one. What exit was this on?
     
  7. dendeanda

    dendeanda Registered Member

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    Exiting Airline westbound.
     

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