I have a couple torque wrenches that are measured in 'in/oz'... how's that for
> I haven't seen a torque stick rated at 40lbs lowest was about 60 I
> IfixMGs@aol.com wrote:
> > <<<<lugs sheared off>>>>
> > Any shop which uses an un-harnessed impact wrench is probably second
> > guessing a lot of other stuff as well.... All the major tool sellers carry
> > torque sticks which act as an extension and provide a visual indication at a
> > specific torque. Problem is that one must be attentive enough to actually
> > watch for the indication.... They aren;t cheap, but they can be cheap
> > insurance as well....
> > Nearly every Ferrari, Lambo and Porsche tech uses a good old torque
> > wrench. Last one in my shop who spun a lug off of a 911T at quitting time
> > because he was in a hurry to leave and thought he was smarter and quicker
> > than the impact wrench (fat chance on either count....) got to fix it out
> > pocket before he went home....
> > I admit I do spin them onto MGBs and other cars (but not those
> > Spridgets...) with the impact set on 1, but I use a torque wrench set to
> > spec. Spridgets? I just get Vinnie to hand tighten em.... When Vinnie gets
> > his hands on anything, it ain't goin' noplace. Capiscono, Frankie?