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What is the name of the socket that fits this type of stud?

I'm trying to replace the exhaust manifold on my 2010 Chevrolet Equinox (2.4L 4-cylinder), and there are studs which connect the catalytic converter to the exhaust manifold. I cannot, for the life of ...
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Does a digital torque adapter requires calibration?

I've been looking to buy a digital torque adapter to use with my wrench, as an alternative to a click torque wrench. I know that click torque wrenches requires calibration after ~1000 clicks or one ...
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Do I need to use a torque wrench for wheel lug nuts and brake caliper bolt?

I want to change my brake calipers so will not to remove wheels and caliper bolt. When reassembling, do I need to use a torque wrench to get to the recommended tightness or can I just use a normal ...
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what is a Shock Absorber's Tightening Torque?

What number should I adjust my Torque Wrench to when I torque a shock absorber? the repair manual says 98.1 ~ 117.7N.m so should I adjust it to 98 or 117? I have to change a leaking shock absorber ...
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Impact sockets with a Torque wrench reduce accuracy?

So I have read that impact sockets are generally made of Chrome Molybdenum and are supposed to be a little softer so they can absorb the impact of an impact gun, whilst Chrome sockets are harder and ...
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Digital torque adapters minimum setting

I'm considering purchasing a digital torque adapter, so I can measure torque with my current ratchet wrenches. I find it curious that almost all the adapters have a minimum setting of around the 20 ft/...