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Old 03-31-2017, 07:46 AM   #11
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I have a stanley Fatmax torque wrench, 1/2" drive rated for 10-200 ft/lbs. I love the thing, albeit it's a little large for some applications.
I looked one of those up and it looks like it's a Canadian Tire thing. I am pretty close to the border and I'll bet there's a store in at least one of those Vancouver suburbs. The exchange rate would also work in my favor. Maybe I'll drive up there just for shits and gigs.
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I looked one of those up and it looks like it's a Canadian Tire thing. I am pretty close to the border and I'll bet there's a store in at least one of those Vancouver suburbs. The exchange rate would also work in my favor. Maybe I'll drive up there just for shits and gigs.
The exchange rate is slowly killing my soul, everything I buy costs 30% more.
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The O'Reilly "loaner" click type torque wrench goes to 250 ft. lbs (about a $100 deposit, that pays for it if you don't return it). Or just buy http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/de...0730&ppt=C0216

I'm able to do 250 ft lbs with it without an extension using it (VW gland nut and rear axle nuts); I've borrowed it twice, as my HF torque wrench just goes to 150 ft lbs.
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The exchange rate is slowly killing my soul, everything I buy costs 30% more.
BC = bring cash lol. Last time I was up there I almost shit my pants at how spendy everything is, even with the exchange rate in our favor.

Also, totally unrelated but do you know if Canadian market trucks are built in Japan or Tennessee like the US models are? It seems like here in the states every D21 after 1987-88 or so comes from Tennessee.
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I believe my truck was made in the states but i'm not 100% sure on that. The dude who bought mine opted for some weird options.
Who would buy an SE model and opt not to have AC or the limited slip rear diff, yet would opt for power mirrors but manual windows
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I like these manual ones:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01FMXEWQC

No click that you may or may not feel. Just a linear scale to look at.
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I have a couple of those as well and they work just fine. I started out with one I bought for $2 at the thrift store and used it for a few years until one day I managed to twist the drive square off. Again, right at the 150ft/lb mark. Harbor freight gave me a brand new one no questions asked but still I'd like to get something better later on. I think the main thing is that occasionally I need something that will do more than 150ft/lb. This gearwrench one looks nice. Maybe I'll wait a few months for my birthday to roll around, someone always sends me an amazon card.
https://www.amazon.com/GearWrench-85...FRRE66P18S48JB

Thanks for checking Syn. I think for the most part canadian cars are basically USDM cars with metric gauges and daytime running lights. Hell, a lot of American cars are actually built in Canada.
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Here's a TEKTON wrench used in the comparison on the page you posted for the Gearwrench brand:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C5ZL1NS

It's only $58. More reviews, too. Goes from 25-250 ft-lbs.

The last image on there is a video that gives good torque wrench info.
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I believe my truck was made in the states but i'm not 100% sure on that. The dude who bought mine opted for some weird options.
Who would buy an SE model and opt not to have AC or the limited slip rear diff, yet would opt for power mirrors but manual windows
does the VIN start with a 1? its a usa made truck if it is a 1. J would be made in japan. post the vin and tony can run it through nissan fast and it will tell you everything.
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does the VIN start with a 1? its a usa made truck if it is a 1. J would be made in japan. post the vin and tony can run it through nissan fast and it will tell you everything.
It does start with a J actually, He ran it for me before the FAST system doesn't have all my options on file because its registered in Canada or something lame like that
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