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Old 04-12-2017, 02:56 PM   #1
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Can anyone recommend a decent, reasonably priced torque wrench? Thank.
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Old 04-12-2017, 03:00 PM   #2
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Harbor Freight, Approx. $19.99 when on sale and a lifetime warranty on their tools.
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Ralph, I don't have this one (see link below; my current one is a 30-year-old Craftsman brand), but this one has features I would look for if getting another (though a bit pricey). Adequate range, micro-click design, 1/2" drive, slim-line protective case.
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Old 04-12-2017, 03:16 PM   #4
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Harbor Freight, Approx. $19.99 when on sale and a lifetime warranty on their tools.


They sell Pittsburgh-brand torque wrenches. Car Craft Magazine has given them a thumbs up.... "Impressive Accuracy... amazing value." On sale, I bought a 1/2" drive for $9.99. For something used a couple of times a year, I'm happy.
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They sell Pittsburgh-brand torque wrenches. Car Craft Magazine has given them a thumbs up.... "Impressive Accuracy... amazing value." On sale, I bought a 1/2" drive for $9.99. For something used a couple of times a year, I'm happy.
Also have a older Craftsman but for the trailer bought a Harbor freight .Good enough. Pat
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I'll be giving away the exact Harbor Freight torque wrench at the Spring NOG! But you have to be present and wearing a name tag to win
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Old 04-12-2017, 03:42 PM   #7
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when i went to buy a torque wrench at harbor freight i was told i needed several attachments -do I? I no nothing about this type of thing never torqued anything...but i can make a lovely souffle.
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when i went to buy a torque wrench at harbor freight i was told i needed several attachments -do I? I no nothing about this type of thing never torqued anything...but i can make a lovely souffle.
The only thing extra you need is the correct socket.
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what size socket?
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Also, a short extension as the wheel lug nuts are recessed. 6" is fine.

Micro click is nice and easier for limited experience users.

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