How to Torque Lug Nuts With an Impact Wrench?

Answer Putting wheels on a vehicle requires you to tighten the lug nuts to keep each wheel securely on the vehicle while you drive. You have two options for tightening lug nuts on a vehicle: put them on a... Read More »

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How do I adjust the torque on an impact wrench?

Adjusting the TorqueAdjust the torque of a powered impact wrench by turning the valve provided for this purpose. This valve controls the power of the air flowing into the wrench from the compressor... Read More »

How to Adjust the Torque on an Impact Wrench?

The hammering action of an impact wrench makes life easier when loosening stubborn nuts and bolts. Using one to tighten a fastener into position again at the proper torque is a bit harder to do. Th... Read More »

How to Use a Normal Socket With an Impact Wrench?

Using a normal socket with an impact wrench is no different than using an impact socket with an impact wrench. The difference between the two sockets is the thickness and hardness of the material u... Read More »

How to Use a Crowsfoot With a Torque Wrench?

Torque wrenches are calibrated based on the length of the torque wrench. When you change the centerline distance between the handle of the torque wrench and the socket, the torque reading will no l... Read More »