running one tie rod end from the spider, loosening the
locknuts (fig. 2-13), and turning the tie rods until the
(7) Turn the steering wheel all the way to the left.
wheels are in alignment.
Turn the steering wheel one-quarter turn clockwise,
loosen the nut on the adjustable end of the drag link (TM
10-3930-632-12) and turn the rod end until the grease
fitting on the rod end lines up with the ball on the pitman
arm. Install and tighten the nuts on the clamp bolts.
Tie rods should be adjusted the same length.
(8) Turn the steering wheel until the steering
Adjust both tie rods until the wheels are in
wheels are in a straight-ahead position. Remove the
alignment; then tighten the locknuts to secure
steering wheel and replace on the steering column with
the center spoke aligned, plus or minus 10 degrees, with
the centerline of the truck.
(6) With the steering wheels in full left-turn position,
attach the end of the drag link to the spider ball stud and