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I have a 1/2 inch Torque wrench, and I need to be able to fit it with a standard hex bit so that I can torque down my handlebars. Does anyone know the size of the socket I need to hold the bit?

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I have a set of 1/2" drive allen keys, something like this. They can be bought pretty much in any tool shop.
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[ This message was edited by: Slinky on 2007-01-25 05:04 ]
 

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If it is allen key sockets you are looking for, Harbour Frieght has them in 3/8 drive for about 7 dollars. Don't know what size the bonneville is, I have them and they go pretty big to smaller than you would need. They also have an adapter set that will take your 1/2 to 3/8 for about 5 or 7 dollars, I can't remember. The set has multiple pieces and goes all directions, but don't use them in high torque roles. I broke the 3/8 to 1/4 in a borescope plug for a turbine and it really ruined my night. Just be sure to get the metric allen set.
 

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sorry to double post, but I love tools. If money is not a problem, mabey get a 3/8 or 1/4 torque wrench. 1/2 drive is pretty diesel. don't buy one from harbour freight though, I don't trust any mesuring tools there. Have any of you actually held 2 rulers or tape mesures together from harbour freight? might explain the U.S.'s lack of home construction quality lately! :wow:
 
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Socket to hold the bit? Are you saying you have a torque wrench and a hex key, aka allen key?


You need hex sockets.


and quite possibly an adapter set.
 

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Thanks, Kubihibi! Actually, I do have regular allen wrenches, but I also have some of those removeable screwdriver-type bits in allen form. I was wondering if something was made for a torque wrench that held those bits.

What I actually need, however, is what you pictured. I didn't even know it existed. I'm going to pick some up.

In the meantime, I just rode over to my dealer and asked the mechanic to tighten the 4 bolts for me. :)

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On 2007-01-27 02:54, poffypoffa wrote:
Actually, I do have regular allen wrenches, but I also have some of those removeable screwdriver-type bits in allen form. I was wondering if something was made for a torque wrench that held those bits.
A 1/4" or 6mm socket should work with screwdriver bits.
 
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