<VV> torquing con rods
dpleau at wavecable.com
Tue Jul 30 20:19:04 EDT 2013
I use a Craftsman click torque wrench. It takes a lot of moving the crank
back and forth, but I can find a position to torque every nut.
From: virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org
[mailto:virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org] On Behalf Of Michael Kovacs
Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 4:22 PM
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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