What grease to y’all use if any? Do zip ties hold together for the boot? Other tips?
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you should use silicone grease where the boot slips over, and the tie rods are already greased up for you, so that should be about it. I just used some slim black zip ties and its done the job. Make sure you flatten all 4 sides of the lock washer so it doesnt come loose!
Finally did it! I was able to reuse the spring band that holds the boot to the inner tie rod. I did use a zip tie for the rack end of the boot though. It is almost impossible to put a divet in all 4 sides of the "lock washer" with a steak so used some vise grips to divet in some of the sides. My butt chassis dyno tells me things are more firmed up in the steering now.