Tools Looking for open end or ring spanner Torque Wrenches.

Discussion in 'Tools & Equipment' started by Ichiban, Sunday 26th Aug, 2012.

  1. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Guys,

    I am on the market for above torque wrenches so I can torque bolts in hard to reach spots. Last week I did a MFT change on Zoran's car and you can't torque the nuts as the space isn't there to use a traditional socket.

    I had a look a eBay it refused to buy German tools anyone got a good source for a good wrench?
     
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    Would a crows foot spanner be any good?
     
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  3. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Thanks doc the clearance of crow foot spammer and then the torque wrench will take up the limited space between the gearbox casting the cross member ...
     
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    A few more shiny tools for the collection. :Smile:
     
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  5. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Looks like it but I need to find one which is solid and won't lose its calibration for atleast two years.Span -on are way too expensive. just need to find the inbetween.
     
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    Snap-on are very good but as you say they're expensive. I find they're a little hard to get hold of as well, not many places stock them outside of trade companies. If you do find something suitable I'd be interested to know what you get as after a bigger one myself.
     
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  7. SayamaAccord Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    I remember this when I changed the MTF on mine...in the end I just tightened to what I thought was the torque...not sure it's critical on these plugs.
     
  8. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    I like it to be spot on don't like inbetweeners :Rolf: , I hate bolt which have been overtightened and then they don't budge when you want to remove them.
     
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  9. mcgowanp Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Bluetools.com?
     
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  10. SayamaAccord Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    LOL...depends how good your mechanical judgement is.

    Or others might say wrist action.
     
  11. BanditSid Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    You might have to resort to the old method of a ring spanner, measure the length then use a spring balance after doing the maths for the spanner wrench.....messy but cheap.
     
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  12. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    I want an easy life turn hear the click, you know its done and correctly.Not ideal for me :Wink:
     
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  13. mcgowanp Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Mcmaster-Carr also do them. Www.mcmaster.com .
     
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  14. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Thanks bud these firms are all in the states it will make the cost prohibitive not to mention the custom duties and shipping cost.
     
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