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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/...
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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 ...