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Always tighten to align with cotter pin hole on tapered fittings and most anything else that DOESN'T INVOLVE THE LOAD ON A BEARING. I've written and edited dozens of factory tech manuals and technician training programs for auto manufacturers. Doesn't make me an expert but I write like one. ;<)
This actually turned out to be the upper strut mount being heavily worn, replacing it fixed the problem.
I get noises from my wheels on full lock, and I've worked out it is the mudflaps I fitted myself, which are slightly out of position, and catch on the tyres. The noise echoes through the bodywork. It might be worth verifying that nothing is touching the tyre (either side) when you're on full lock.
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