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Re: Spark plug socket

I wanted a socket I could use with a torque wrench too
so I found an old grotty socket that was a close fit
to the inside of the one in the stock toolkit, mixed
up some JB-Weld and hammered it down in the middle
about halfway.

Result: what looks like the stock tool outside has a
crafty 1/4" drive you can reach on the inside with an

Tim McColm
Valley Village, CA

- --- BeemerGary2@xxxxxxx wrote:

> Wanting a socket to which I could attach a torque
> wrench eliminated the one 
> that comes in the stock tool kit. After being unable
> to find a socket that had 
> thin enough walls to use on the oilhead, I just
> bought a deep socket of the 
> appropriate size at a local auto parts store, and
> thinned the wall by applying 
> the socket to my bench grinder. It's not pretty, but
> has worked for the past 5 
> years or so.
> Gary Prickett
> Mission Viejo, CA