<VV> torquing con rods

Harry Yarnell harryyarnell at verizon.net
Tue Jul 30 20:07:54 EDT 2013

As Seth mentioned, I use a similar setup, but with a 3/8 beam torque wrench
and a small 7/16 socket.

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[mailto:virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org] On Behalf Of Michael Kovacs
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Subject: <VV> torquing con rods

What I'm looking for is combination of torque wrenches and sockets that best
work when torqueing the caps  on the con rods.
 With all the tools I have there seems to always be a few that I cannot get
the torque wrench on. Usually I use a short breaker bar and judge the
tightness compared to the torqued ones. I know this is close, but I'd feel
better if I could properly torque the nuts.
 I've built several engines and haven't had one fail due to loose or a tight
con rod nut.
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