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Torque Wrenches for Motorcycles: Which Bolts Need Them and Which Torque Range You Should Choose

Before gassing up your motorcycle and hitting the open road, it’s important to ensure that everything is assembled to the proper torque. Basic maintenance, such as oil and brake changes, requires removing nuts and bolts from your bike. For personal and mechanical safety, those fasteners must be torqued to the correct value when reinstalled. Aside

Congrats to All the World Footbrake Challenge MountzPro Certificate Winners

On July 9-12, 2015, The World Footbrake Challenge took place in Bristol, TN. The largest true footbrake race in the country has been hosted by Jared Pennington and Steve Stites for the last 8 years. As a proud sponsor of this exciting event, MountzPro would like to congratulate all of the winners of the MountzPro Certificate. Friday’s

Understanding Scale and Accuracy within a Automotive Click Torque Wrench

Before using an automotive click torque wrench, it’s important to understand how it works and why it works the way it does. Without that basic understanding, it’s difficult to ensure that an automotive torque wrench will be used correctly every time. Unlike many other tools, an automotive click torque wrench is a precision measurement instrument.

How to Use an Automotive Torque Wrench to Change Spark Plugs

Any good mechanic knows that a strong spark is critical to keep an engine running strong and smooth. There are a lot of theories when it comes to tightening spark plugs, from “quarter turn past finger tight” to “stand on the wrench handle.” However, using an automotive torque wrench to properly install a spark plug

6 Safety Precautions to Follow When Using Your Automotive Torque Wrench

If used incorrectly, any tool can present a danger to the operator. For mechanics using an automotive torque wrench, these dangers are usually busted knuckles, falling debris, and slip-related injuries. Workplace injuries drain resources, and can be avoided by taking proper precautions. Before using your automotive torque wrench, make sure you’re taking precautions and using

Improve Your Automotive’s Motor with the Digital Flex Head Torque Wrench

Whether you work on cars professionally or as a hobby, you know how important an automotive torque wrench is. There’s just no other way to ensure that everything you put together is put together correctly. Cheater bars and impact drivers are a “close enough” solution—and that’s not good enough for a true pro. There was

MountzPro Brings Home a Win at the Season Opener

MountzPro is off to a great start in 2015 with a huge win during the first race of the year! MountzPro took home the win at the King of the Coast Series, presented by Gaylon Rolison, at the Gulfport Dragway in Gulfport, Mississippi on February 21st -22nd, 2015. Mark White, father of MountzPro Driver Chris

3 Rules for When and a Torque Wrench is a Must

As you can probably imagine, we here at MountzPro would love to see people properly torquing everything they put together. In our perfect world, everything from head bolts to a bicycle fastener would be properly tightened to the recommended torque rating. But of course, we understand that meeting torque levels on certain tasks are not

Which Torque Wrench Range is Right For Your Ride?

An automotive torque wrench is one of the most important tools any mechanic can have in their garage. Whether they’re a part-time hobbyist or a full-time certified mechanic, an automotive torque wrench is simply a must-have tool. Almost every fastener in a car has a torque specification assigned to it by the manufacturer. Adhering to

Digital vs Click Torque Wrenches

A torque wrench is one of the most indispensable tools in any shop or garage. Putting the proper tension on fasteners, without damaging components or mating surfaces, requires an accurate torque wrench. Without one, fasteners can break, mating surfaces can be stripped, or components can come loose during operation. Any one of these problems can