HiCustomer welcome to Just Answer. I'm acuramstr. You can remove it using a large crescent wrench. However to tighten it you really should use a inner tie rod tool. Some auto parts stores rent these. It would be a good idea to try to get one for reinstalling the inner joint . also remember to replace the lock tab on the joint when you replace the joint. Here is the spec and a break down of how it fits together .