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Torque Wrench

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You'd need to know the torque settings of the wheel nuts before buying the t/wrench ? Sockets look o.k.

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You'd need to know the torque settings of the wheel nuts before buying the t/wrench ? Sockets look o.k.

135nm

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Those will both do, although using a deep socket is better for wheel nuts

I might get something like this then: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Blue-Spot-01540-Metric-Socket/dp/B004MT4KZQ/ref=sr_1_15?ie=UTF8&qid=1423226876&sr=8-15&keywords=socket+set

As for the torque setting, I assume the wrench can be adjusted to any torque needed?

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Thats 1/4 drive up to 13mm socket, you need 19mm deep socket,

Looks like the one in my first post is more suitable then, that has up to 19mm.

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What you want is alloy wheel deep socket, 19mm 1/2 inch drive, halfrauds do them, lasertools .

or amazon do some cheaper.just had a look.

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What you want is alloy wheel deep socket, 19mm 1/2 inch drive, halfrauds do them, lasertools .

or amazon do some cheaper.just had a look.

Something like this? http://www.amazon.co.uk/Blackspur-BB-WR309-Deep-Socket-Set/dp/B005EXI69A/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1423231769&sr=8-1&keywords=socket+set+deep+19mm

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I've got that torque wrench, does the job.....used it loads. You don't need deep sockets either, as you can use a short extension bar (Inc with that wrench). A tip, wrap a thin layer of electrical tape round your socket to protect your alloys. :)

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135nm

This figure is only true for some vehicles.

There is a different figure for steel wheels and alloy wheels, and within each with washers and without washers on nuts... Even a figure if it has gold or silver coloured wheel nuts? And another if it's 2001 vehicle only.

Also a note saying not to use grease or lubricant like copper grease on studs or nuts even.

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This figure is only true for some vehicles.

There is a different figure for steel wheels and alloy wheels, and within each with washers and without washers on nuts... Even a figure if it has gold or silver coloured wheel nuts? And another if it's 2001 vehicle only.

Also a note saying not to use grease or lubricant like copper grease on studs or nuts even.

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i was saying 135nm as the person posting proflie shows 2014 st3 so that is correct.

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i was saying 135nm as the person posting proflie shows 2014 st3 so that is correct.

Where do you find the correct torque settings? I looked in the Haynes manual for the MK7 Fiesta and it says 110 Nm, is it different for the MK7.5?

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I have never seen the point in 'alloy wheel' sockets, in all the years i have been removing and refitting wheels not once have i ever damaged a wheel with a regular deep socket.

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Phil that's the exact torque wrench I bought got a deep socket as it's more stable than using the extension bit also puts the wrench away from the bodywork

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