The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
Didn't know, thanks for info (eom) (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ Z3 Message Board ] [ Z3 FAQ ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by Preston on October 02, 1998 at 13:37:17:

In Reply to: Not on Torque Wrenchs, any more.... posted by Ken Key on October 02, 1998 at 13:26:11:

: Craftsman Torque Wrenches (and basically anything with moving parts) are not covered by a lifetime warranty (and have not been for quite some time now). I've got a broken 1/2" that I tried to have replaced about 4 years ago. Sears did replace a broken Breaker Bar, though. That axle nut took a 450Ft-Lb air wrench to break free!

: Sears is milking the old craftsman reputation and slapping Craftsman on lots o' crud. I still like their box wrenches and my old socket sets, though...

: Cheers,
: K^2
: 4/97 2.8 Atl. Blue/Beige/Beige

: : : I have two wrenches from Sears. The "big" one is developing a ratcheting problem and the "lock" ring broke (I have it tie wraped back on...).

: : : For the most part I would buy one again but be carefull. I think Sears may "fix" the ratchet problem for me, I just have not checked on it.

: : : In your owners manual the recommended torque setting for your lug bolts is 72 ft/lbs. I use this setting ALL the time, track or steet. Don't "over torque" your bolts! This is a case where "more" is NOT "better"!

: : : -Karl




Follow Ups:



[ Follow Ups ] [ Z3 Message Board ] [ Z3 FAQ ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk.
Roadfly.com Logo © 1997 - 2017 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.