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Old 08-03-2016, 07:36 AM   #1
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Hi all, just got a torque multiplier to remove lug nuts on mh, does anyone know how to figure what I need to set torque wrench to to achieve 450-500 ft lbs? the multiplier that I have is 62-1 thanks in advance. Bill
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Hi all, just got a torque multiplier to remove lug nuts on mh, does anyone know how to figure what I need to set torque wrench to to achieve 450-500 ft lbs? the multiplier that I have is 62-1 thanks in advance. Bill
I think it would be 7.65 x 62 = 474.3 lbs
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Ranger Smith, is the 7.65 metric? or would I set 1/2" torque wrench to 7.65 ft lbs? Thanks
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You could always use the torque wrench when you remove the lugs and see what it indicates the torque is. Or better yet, before you remove the wheel, you can use the multiplier and torque wrench and tighten the nuts a bit and see what value you need.
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Forgot to mention, the 22.5 inch wheels are a tad heavy so don't let them get away from you and drop one on your foot. If you decide to remove the brake drum, that sicker is deceivingly heavy, so keep your piggies out from under the drum as you remove it!
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I think it would be 7.65 x 62 = 474.3 lbs
For that little amount of torque I'd use an inch lb wrench! 7.65 X 12 = 91.8 inch lbs.
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For that little amount of torque I'd use an inch lb wrench! 7.65 X 12 = 91.8 inch lbs.
??????? we're talking about wheel lug nuts
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Ranger Smith, is the 7.65 metric? or would I set 1/2" torque wrench to 7.65 ft lbs? Thanks
That is 7.65 foot pounds
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Is there a torque multiplier in the 10:1 range available? It seems that would be more appropriate for the application. Then you could use a 1/2" torque wrench set at 45 to 50 ft lbs and not take two days to get the job done.
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Is there a torque multiplier in the 10:1 range available? It seems that would be more appropriate for the application. Then you could use a 1/2" torque wrench set at 45 to 50 ft lbs and not take two days to get the job done.

My thoughts also.
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I agree the inch pound would probably be more accurate. I'd round it to 90 in # . 90\12=7.5 X 62 would give you 465 ft #.
(If the torque multiplier is accurate)
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Hi all, just got a torque multiplier to remove lug nuts on mh, does anyone know how to figure what I need to set torque wrench to to achieve 450-500 ft lbs? the multiplier that I have is 62-1 thanks in advance. Bill
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Don't the instructions for the torque multiplier you "got" explain how to figure that??
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no didn't get instructions on that. lol only way I figured ratio was by counting revolutions, turned handle 62 times to make 1 turn on output shaft
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I don't think that makes it 62 to 1. probably more like 3 to 1 on tq. At least the ones Ive seen are. 62:1 is the gear ratio. So that would be 150 ftlbs input to tq 450.
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