How to Tighten Metric Torque Bolts?

Answer Metric bolts need to be tightened on automobiles using a torque wrench. A "metric torque bolt" refers to a bolt on an automobile that requires this type of tightening. A special wrench, called a to... Read More »

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Metric Torque Specifications for Bolts?

Manufacturers of bolts and/or machines establish torque specifications for their components and the nuts and bolts that hold them together. Bolt torque, the amount of force required to tighten a bo... Read More »

How to Tighten Header Bolts?

Custom exhausts are popular additions to a car, and headers are the first thing to get installed. Over time, header bolts can loosen, and you have to tighten them. Getting at header bolts isn't eas... Read More »

How to Tighten the Cylinder Head Bolts?

You need to know the proper sequence to tighten the cylinder head bolts for each different make and model of car. In addition, many autos require the use of a specialized torque wrench which gives ... Read More »

How to Tighten U-Bolts on Leaf Spring?

Leaf springs provide your vehicle with cushion against potholes and other large bumps. Properly installing leaf springs ensures the safety of your vehicle. U-bolts slide over the leaf springs and i... Read More »