Nice trick. And here I would have said an inch lb wrench of course.ZukIzzy said:Fish scale and 1 inch lever. when the fish scale reads (X)lbs 1 inch from the center of the bolt the have that many inch pounds. works for ft lbs too.
Very common in Auto trany rebuild and perfomance. Not my trick learned from some crusty old Mechanic who could make his chicken coop do a 12 second quarter if he tried.bnine said:Nice trick. And here I would have said an inch lb wrench of course.
I use a mac 0-75 inch lb dial type wrench, but they are pricey.
I got lucky and ordered mine through a freind who is apprenticing. He gets 50% off of all the Mac or snapon he wants.
My dad uses an oldschool beam type. If you can get your hands on one, they are usually cheap. Just tough to find.