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      07-23-2008, 04:18 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Boost_Nation View Post
Instead of spending $140 on a tool that will toque itself, I'll just spend $10 on a normal torque wrench and just set it to 17 lb ft of torque, which is the equivalent of 23 newton meters.
10 bucks on a normal torque wrench is a waste of 10 bucks. Unless you are willing to spend real money on a real torque wrench, use your elbow.

For me, I will rely on my Snap-On torque wrench for this. Although I am looking at another 100K km before I touch the plugs on my car since I have an N52 with no aftermarket tuning.