learned something about drivetrain wobbles today
mrmotoguzzi00 at yahoo.com
Thu May 4 08:48:53 EDT 2006
i dont know if this makes a difference, but i wasn't
using a click type torque wrench but an old craftsman
beam torque wrench.
--- DeWitt Harrison <six-rs at comcast.net> wrote:
> I'm puzzled by your experience and can't figure out
> going on because torque is torque and any 'twist'
> a socket or an extension ought to make no
> difference. The
> torque seen at the driving end and the working end
> the same by definition. Something else must be
> DeWitt Harrison
> '88 5kcstq
> On Wed, 3 May 2006 15:14:38 -0700 (PDT),
> Mike LaRosa <mrmotoguzzi00 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > [ ... ]
> > shook the wheels looking for bad wheel bearings..
> > moved... hhhhmmmmmm lo and behold i had a wheel
> > loose lugnuts! argh, a few weeks back i had
> > the tires. It's not like me to screw up something
> > easy, okay so most of the time :) I torque
> > then do a one more time around the whole car. I
> > distinctly remember doing it... hhhmmmmmm
> > The difference this time is that I used a deep
> > this time instead of a standard socket.
> > I forgot to add in the flex of the socket when i
> > torqued it all down. I checked them all with the
> > socket and most where at 80+ ftlbs.
> > Then i went over it again with the normal socket,
> > just a bit under 70 ftlbs they started to turn.
> > AAAHHHHAAAAA!
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