Torque Wrenches - my answer...
porter_t_dog at hotmail.com
Tue Dec 2 14:19:09 EST 2003
Except that VAG get around this by specifying torque: the product of the
length of the torque wrench and the force applied. In doing so the length
of the wrench becomes irrelevant.
>From: Huw Powell <audi at humanspeakers.com>
>Which I am perfectly happy with, sort of. Except for one little thing.
>That is that the length of the torque wrench handle is an unknown,
>unspecified variable, so the "problem" can't really be "solved." Luckily we
>have that 330 ft-lb figure form one of Phil's many manuals.
>One resolution of that undefined variable might be if Audi expects its
>techs to use a VAG standard issue torque wrench, with known length. Then
>all the numbers fall into place nicely.
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