Originally Posted by ChadG
So would you consider buying a torque wrench for this install mandatory?
Would a $20 deflection bar torque wrench be good enough?
Yes, breaking that bolt off in the head would be bad.
No, I would invest in a good torque wrench. Every mechanic should have one. Can be used for every bolt on the car. Including the lug nuts. I use mine often. Every time I change to my drag radials, rotate my tires, etc.