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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Mar 25th, 02, 09:47 AM Thread Starter
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I need to buy a torque wrench. What type, brand, and what is the most should I pay. I am only going to do car stuff with it with some motor building down the road.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Mar 25th, 02, 11:44 AM
 
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Get a click type 3/8 drive from the local Sears/Craftsman store. That will handle 95% of your needs. I believe that I paid about
65-70 bucks for mine, a couple of years ago.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old Mar 25th, 02, 01:03 PM
 
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Liquid40,
We have the SK 1/2" drive click type..25lb-250lb with a blow molded box in our catalogue for 106.95. With 10% off it's 96.26. If you want one for 85.00 and 5 for sh. (90.00) let me know. You could call us to order it. 888-459-0333 toll free

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old Mar 25th, 02, 03:54 PM
 
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An important thing to consider is roughly where the most of your torque specs are. A torque wrench works best around its midrange, so buy one whos midpoint is roughly where most of your torque values will be.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old Mar 26th, 02, 01:45 AM
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I got one of the SK's from Bob at mobiletools. It's a nice piece and Bob's a great guy to deal with!
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old Mar 26th, 02, 01:55 AM
 
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I would recommend the 1/2" drive wrench.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Mar 26th, 02, 02:06 AM
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I suggest two - one as mentioned above and one that is designed for inch-pounds of torque for small(er) fasteners.

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