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My Clymer manual says that I need to tighten these bolts to specified torques. I imagine the only way to do that is with a torque wrench. Now, I can understand that being done with your garden variety bolts, but some of them are Allen bolts. Is there a torque Allen wrench? Do torque tools come in a universal variety that allow them to work with a variety of standard wrenches? Googling for these things doesn't quite tell me what I need to know.
 

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I have about a zillion allen and torx (Registered Trade Mark) sockets, or bits that snap onto the 3/8 or 1/2 drive torque wrench.
I can be done just like a socket on there for sae or metric.
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I have about a zillion allen and torx (Registered Trade Mark) sockets, or bits that snap onto the 3/8 or 1/2 drive torque wrench.
I can be done just like a socket on there for sae or metric.
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Cycle Gear had a 50% off deal going on a set of metric T-handle allen wrenches. I bought a set and they changed my life.

Now I need to find a phillips bit to use with my socket wrench so I can get my bar ends off. I think Kawasaki super-glues them on at the factory or has the Jolly Green Giant torque them.
 

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CB: You might look into a manual impact tool, the kind you hit with a mallet or, even better, a dead-fall hammer. Less likely to strip the head out with one.
 

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i second getting an impact driver, you should be able to find allen, torq or inverted torq sockets to fit your basic ratchets at most auto stores or sears.
 
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