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08-23-2007, 10:18 PM
Help!! I need information about taper reamer for ball joints and tie rod ends. Need to knowtaper per inch or foot or where to purchase such items. Thanks JIM

08-24-2007, 12:02 AM
Typically 1.5" per foot for most tie rod ends and ball joints on vehicles from the big three, although you might find something different. Measure what you have if you aren't sure. Look for a right hand cut with straight or left hand flutes so it is not overly aggressive.

I like these:http://www.speedwaymotors.com/p/2918,,_Ball-Joint-Tapered-Reamers.html?itemNo=reamer

08-24-2007, 01:31 AM
Look for XKUT on ebay. Very reasonable for low use grade (won't hold up to production, but nicely made for HSM) taper reamers. I've got one that's been used several times with great results.

08-24-2007, 07:58 AM
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