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      11-18-2012, 08:01 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kgolf31 View Post
Wet Torque =/= Dry Torque

... you torque to 20 ft-lbs (or whatever) it will NOT be 20 ft-lbs
Not trying to be an a$$ but torque is torque; radius times force and 20 pounds force at a radius of one foot is always 20 ft.lbs. What will have changed is the amount of shear loading on the threads because of the increased travel achieved. The net result is the same though, the plugs would have been stressed too much, just as if they were over-torqued but the torque reading would be the same in both cases.
Just saying, not trying to offend
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