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Old 01-21-2013, 05:33 PM   #12
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Spark plugs, don't you usually hand tighten and the do a 1/4 turn? That's how I have always done it. A lot of large TQ wrenches don't work well that low. Usually they start at 20lbs. I just looked on AutoZones site. They have 3 listed. 1/2 drive starts at 30ft/lbs, and a 3/8's starting at 20ft-lbs. So if you got either of these you most likely over torqued it because the tool was not rated to be able to tq that low.
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