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As the other answers have said, the torque wrench (TW, to save typing) allows you to tighten a nut/bolt to a specified torque, either by 'clicking' off or by showing a values with a needle (old fashioned needle type ones). Never use a TW to undo anything, as you'll damage it. I personally only use the TW for the final tightening, using a normal ratchet for ...


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Torque wrenches are used for adjusting the specific tightness of nuts and bolts. They come with an adjustable torque setting which is usually in foot pounds (english) or Newton meters (metric). In automotive applications, most nuts/bolts will have a torque setting specified in the manual that when applied will give the exact amount of pressure needed to ...


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A torque wrench only allows you to tighten a bolt to a torque spec, which you can adjust on the wrench. These torque figures are often quoted in shop manuals/specs (eg. "tighten valve cover bolts to 30 ft-lbs") because many bolts were designed for a specific amount of torque to work properly. For example, if you over-tighten a bolt on a gasket, you could ...


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Your link is actually for toe plates and not the bar. I think either work very well, but I am preferential to the plates like what you have shown. It comes with identical tape measures and for the price I don't think you can beat it. Same with the camber gauge ... it would fit the bill quite nicely. The only other thing you'd need are the hand tools to do ...


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A cylinder leak-down tester is a completely different animal than a combustion leak detection kit and has a completely different job. While the combustion leak detector checks for carbon-dioxide (CO₂) in the radiator. The cylinder leak-down tester kit hooks up to to your cylinder through the spark plug hole on one end and to your compressor on the other. You ...



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