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Re: [Shop-talk] Inch pounds

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Inch pounds
From: Eric Russell via Shop-talk <>
Date: Sun, 24 May 2020 16:20:31 -0400
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Maybe a fish scale would give you an approx estimate of 12 lbs pull at 
the rim?

On 5/24/2020 2:20 PM, Robert Nogueirao via Shop-talk wrote:
> Folk Iâ??m  rebuilding a steering box.  The manual says to set the peg thrust 
> adjustment so it takes 12 inch pounds at the rim of the steering wheel to 
> over come the â??high spotâ?? or resistance.
> I have always heard of â??inch poundsâ?? as a measure of torque. If so, would 
> it not be measured from the center of the steering wheel?
> Lacking a inch pound torque wrench my plan was to hang a one lbs weight 12 
> inches from the center of the wheel and make the adjustment until the weight 
> can over come the resistance and falls.
> Is this what you think the author meant?
> Bob Nogueira

Eric Russell
Mebane, NC

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