Most articles will tell you to use a torque wrench, but they never explain why.
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Features include an audible “click” when the pre-set torque level is reached.
Learn how to find info on gasket torque specifications from OE and aftermarket manufacturer sources.
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All fasteners on a vehicle require a specific torque to prevent damage to components, or the fasteners themselves. Andrew Markel explains how to find torque specifications.
A fastener with a torque + angle specification must be tightened first to the torque part of the specification and then tightened further by the addition of the specified angle. The angle must be applied relative to the mating fastener.
Video Tech Tip: Discussion on torque versus horsepower and how to determine which is more important when creating an engine package. The following is from Automotive Video Inc.