Originally Posted by sideout1961
What is the reason you can't just use a regular lug wrench? What is the reason for using a torque wrench. I'm new to this so I'm just wondering what is different from a regular vehicle where a regular lug wrench is used.
Well, if you look at the manuals for your car, the car lugs should be torqued to spec as well. Just because no one does it (or they over or under torque using an impact wrench), does not mean it should not be done correctly.
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