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I'd like to know whether I'm likely to come across fasteners that need more torque than the wheel nuts. If so, I may have to buy two more torque wrenches - one for higher torque and one for lower. Yes, there are fasteners on many cars that have a higher torque specification than the lug nuts. For example I have a car that calls for 88 ft-lbs. on the lug ...


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Another application that is common for torque wrenching is axle nut installation. If you anticipate doing suspension work of any kind, you will need a torque wrench that exceeds 150 ft lbs. I have a torque wrench with a range of 25 ft lbs to 225 ft lbs. I also have a torque wrench that measures in inch pounds. I've never had the need for more,but both are ...


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TBH with you, unless I'm doing some serious wrenching, about the only thing I use a torque wrench on is the wheel lugs. Beyond that, it's all done by feel. Obviously I'll use one for things like engine work, where tightening things equally is of the utmost importance. The small fasteners underneath and throughout the car, just tighten them down snug. If you ...


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