I had a uncle who was a engineer, mechanic, machinist and full time professional builder of dragster engines. His theory was that torque specs were established by having a seasoned mechanic tighten the thing and then see what the spec was with a torque wrench.
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On Nov 6, 2006, at 9:22 AM, John Betmanis wrote:
> but I've always found that
> intuition and experience worked just fine for hand tools on bicycles.