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#1 WHdbJD ONLINE  

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Posted March 26, 2013 - 07:49 PM

Before I snap something off,.....

 

If a repair manual gives a torque spec in inch/pounds, but your torque wrench is calibrated in foot/pounds

is it just a matter of dividing by 12 to get the proper torque?


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Posted March 26, 2013 - 07:55 PM

Yes, just take what ever the manual is calling for inch/pounds and divide by 12 and that will be the foot/pounds you need to set your torque wrench to.


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Posted March 26, 2013 - 08:03 PM

Yes/no it is correct ... but normaly the inch pounds are smaller numbers and bolts are smaller ... and if you used a 250ft pound wrench on its lowest setting (20ft pounds) it would likely not be the most accurat .. but any thing is better than that "feels good" kindof wrench tight

best of luck

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Posted March 26, 2013 - 08:34 PM

thanks...I felt kind of silly asking such a simple question...I appreciate your quick responses!


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Posted March 26, 2013 - 09:02 PM

It is not silly to ask a question. It would be silly to snap off a bolt because you didn't ask. As Red Green says "We are all in this together" Good Luck, Rick


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Posted March 26, 2013 - 09:04 PM

:ditto: Ask away!


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