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Old 01-18-2012, 08:47 PM
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Rod Bolt Stretch Guage

Anybody have a link or tips on how to properly use this tool? Any tips or tricks would be appreciated, one of the tools I do not have but thinking about building one, does'nt look to difficult.

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If you do not use on a regular basis, it can be very difficult to obtain consistant readings. Also it is very easy to over stretch a bolt. I have found it more practical to torque, untighten, re torque (3 or 4 times).
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