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Replacing hub bearing assemblies on my 96 lx. Spindle bolt needs 184 lbs torque. I've got three great torque wrenches, but none go that high. I don't want to buy a torque wrench just for this job and I don't really want to wing it either. Any suggestions? Does Autozone or Advance Auto rent them?
 

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Yes you can rent one at AutoZone, Or Orilleys
 

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Said breaker bar and 3 foot cheater bar. Don't think you can over-tighten it.

Mathematically, measure the bar, convert that to feet, multiply by weight applied and you have torque in ft-lbs.

Ex: 18 inch bar and 150 lb person.
18 in = 1.5 ft x 150 lb = 225 ft-lb
 

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Mark the 1ft length on a breaker bar. If you weigh ~180-200lbs then just stand on that point on the breaker bar and it's good enough. This has worked for me many, many times with axle nuts.
 

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Mark the 1ft length on a breaker bar. If you weigh ~180-200lbs then just stand on that point on the breaker bar and it's good enough. This has worked for me many, many times with axle nuts.
so what if you weight 220lbs? :(
 
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