This.Note: all steering arms bend if you hit them hard enough no matter what, it's better to have them the engineered fail point then to snap off the cast knuckle flange. Seen it happen a few times now.
Actually, now I think about it, mine at the Pitman end is the same.I got the XHD road runner and found the tie rod ends to be fairly poor quality. The rubbers just ripped a part within a couple of weeks. Been pretty much just running the bare joint waiting for it to wear so I can bolt some genuine ones on.