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Old 05-28-2010, 07:12 AM
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Originally Posted by bluebee View Post
Oh my! Now you tell me!

The only reason I used the bigger one was that the 36mm 6pt socket was half inch so I used the same torque wrench for the oil-filter cap as for the oil-pan bolt.

What do you think of these torque wrenches, in terms of accuracy?

Since I have more than one torque wrench, do you think I can test them against each other by putting one on each end of a single two-headed bolt made up by joining two large bolts tail to tail?

Make sure after every job, you set the torque to "0", so as to relax the inner spring of the torque wrench. Otherwise you will loose the calibration over time. (Except for the middle one in your pic, of course)
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