I apologize for being extra stupid but better safe than sorry. In step 4. Remove 1 tie rod end. It appears that you just had to remove the castle nut and separate the tie rod end from the front housing, not remove the end from the tie rod, is that correct?
How would you describe the increase in nvh with the poly fsb bushings vs the rubber? I already have the new bar and figure if I wait for the bushings, I won't get the bar on until the spring.