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Old 12-22-2020, 12:35 PM   #7
Absoluteyeti
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Originally Posted by snow_bound26 View Post
What I was taught by my grandfather who was a mechanic for nearly 45 years. I'm not referring to setting your torque wrench 5-10lb/ft higher than recommended. But a lot of people just slap them on with an impact and call it a day. I should have been more specific and said over tightened and unevenly tightened.
I don't think that's universally true anymore... Drums don't like overtightening, most discs (i've seen) are indifferent. Has to do with how and where the bearings are seated. Not advocating uggadugga spec however as it destroys studs.
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