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RE: IR impact wrench (was Wheel Bearings Again....)

> From: "Duff, Ian" <iduff@charter.com>
> Date: Wed, 25 Sep 1996 11:00:32 -0400
> Subject: RE: Wheel Bearings Again....
> BTW, did anyone see the Ingersoll-Rand ad in ec (or C&D, not sure) for
> their new impact wrench? 600 ft-lbs? Speeds up lug nut removal while the
> impatient customer waits! Not stated, but implicit, is that it also
> speeds up installation! NOT ON MY CAR!

Haven't seen the ad, Ian, but the manual for the new IR impact wrench says in no
uncertain terms that their wrench should never, ever be used in place of a
torque wrench.

BTW, it is a very quiet and powerful impact wrench.

Mark Hilbush
Baltimore, MD
87 4kq
94 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.2L