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Re: [T3] ACK! What did I do????


Another good tool to use for this is to avoid overtightening a nut driver
(screwdriver type handle) with a 10 mm socket.
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Nathan Jacobsen
'62 NB
'69 SB M/T
ICQ #38633286
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> > Used gaskets don't leak any more than new ones. I don't strip studs,
> >F_}epair a lot of stripped studs on cars that other people have
> > worked on. It takes a while to learn how tight is tight enough.
>
> Very true about tightness; I use a 4" long cranked socket wrench (?  it's
a
> ring spanner in UK-speak), so I've never been tempted to over-tighten
them.
> I suspect an unflattened (=new) gasket is easier to seal in these
> circumstances, since it's designed to make up for the imperfect mating
> surfaces, so there's less risk of over-tightening.
>


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