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Screw the steering-relay rod into the steering control valve until its snug. Use care to line up the notch in the threaded end of the rod so that the lock bolt can be installed. This may require backing the relay rod off to make it line up. Once youve got it lined up, screw in the lock bolt and tighten it. Connect the other end to the idler arm by pushing the idler-arm stud through the steering relay rod. Tighten the bolt and replace the cotter pin. Connect the inner and outer tie rods to the tie-rod tube. Make the new suspension alignment approximate to the old by comparing the lengths of the old and new assemblies. Place and tighten the tube clamps at each end of the tube. Screw the grease fittings into the tops of the ball joints and push the stud on the inner tie rod through the hole in the steering relay rod, tighten the nut, and set the cotter pin. The car will still require a professional alignment, but comparing the old and new assemblies will at least give a better starting point.