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Re: Lucas Caliper Torque Settings

Most of the cheapish 1/2 inch drive wrenches seem to cover 28 to 210 Nm.
Draper, Silverline etc, all seem to look exactly the same so the chances are they are all coming out of the same factory.

Machine Mart has a Clarke 1/2 inch torque wrench for 23.98.

If you're in no hurry to buy one keep a look out at Lidl as they get them in every so often for about 15.

I know most torque wrench of this price range won't be dead on with their settings but as long as all of the bolts are approx the same tightness I think that's close enough.
A lot of the time head bolts are angle tightened so you set them at say 20Nm for a starting point then angle tighten them from there.

Like DD mentioned if your job is a one off can you not just borrow one.

My torque wrenches were given to me as a gift so I had no say in the matter.....I would have preferred a bigger hammer


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