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What do you guys do to reach and torque your upper and central stud nuts on heads with hard access?
Do you all make your own tool like this or is it available for sale by someone?



 

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Hi 34plus2.
I have a a couple of those Stahlville in my toolbox but not the right size as it needs to be 7/16"
Or you say it works with 11 mm too?

Anyway my reflection is that there are quite a lot of heads with this configuration but no commercial tool.

Why?
- Because many people do not torque those nuts/studs the correct way
- Because most engine builders build there own solution
 

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Hi again 34plus2,

No, you do not need a special torque wrench. All you need to know is the conversion.
These adaptors I have use small 3/8" square attachment wrench or use adaptor.
But at the same time, a large wrench is not preffered as it is not as accurate in the bottom ranges.
 

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hi frallan,

yes, 11mm works for the raceware nuts.

i agree. 100 percent correct only with a tool which measures correct.
 

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Look what I had when I checked deep in the drawers.
8-10-13 in mixed forms but not 11.

No help there. Maybe I do like you and buy one on ebay.

 

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hi,
11 mm fits perfect.
dont know how to post pics here.
YES ...I trust you and thanks for the tip! I did try an 11 mm ring yesterday and you are perfectly correct.
That is also why I searched my Stahlwille adaptors but with no luck.
 

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would be nice to hear from Geers/Pat Downs or Roger Crawford as to what they use for these studs..my mechanic has a similar setup that he rigged up and uses a standard torque wrench
 

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I use a small 7/16 wrench with a socket welded to the open end. Use it at 90 degrees only so no torque calculations required.
 

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I do not know how to edit on UAC. Cannot find a button for that.
So here we go again with smaller pictures.



 
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