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Re: Spark plug socket

 > Interesting information but I would not trust "turn of nut/bolt" alone.  You
 > have to pre-torque to seat everything and then the angle-torque would be
 > quite accurate for THAT application.  This is because you are applying a
 > fixed distance to the nut/bolt and the length of bolt would affect how much
 > stretching it would affect the clamping force.

I agree.  And that's probably why the oilhead head torque procedure is
the way it is.   I'm not anti torque wrench!   I have 3 for different
load ranges and use them, even for such mundane items as spark plugs
and oil drain/filler plugs.

// marc