As a motorcycle owner myself, you find yourself tinkering with them here and them. It could be a big cruiser bike, fast street bike, or your off road dirt bike, they all need maintenance and repairs. If you are a Do It Yourself type person, you will need a tool kit fit for motorcycle repair. Here we are going to give you a basic idea of what you will need.
Check the sidewall of your tires, to know whether they are directional. Directional ones usually rotate in one direction on the road. Placement of tires depends highly on the drive train of your vehicle. Move them to their new positions.
Once the fresh plug is finger tight, reach for the plug tools. The torque spec for plugs in a TC 88 is 11-18 ft-pounds, so split the difference and choose 15 ft-pounds.
The new Smith & Wesson M&P15 rifles looked great. I especially like the M&P15T. It has an A3 flat top upper with a collapsible stock, a very clean quad rail forearm and folding sights. Top this Bad Boy with your favorite optic sight and you are good to go.
A common site in your neighborhood auto garage is a mechanic tightening up the lug nuts on your car with an impact wrench. You hear the common screech of the impact wrench as it makes quick work of the lug nuts. You also probably rarely see that same mechanic actually use a Best Torque Wrench Under 100. Impact wrenches are great tools but they can and will over tighten the lug nuts on your car. At first that doesn’t sound like a bad thing. Tight is good, right? Not necessarily.
You will then want to raise the caliper and take it out of the mounting. By using a mechanical wire, suspend it from the frame. After that, remove the anti sequel shims, pads and the wear indicator right from the inner pad.
These were some of the common problems that you often face with your car brakes. A little care and few preventive measures will help you avoid these problems easily. We’ll find out few preventive measures and DIY tips to keep the car brakes and the entire automotive brake system of our car functioning at its best.