Updated January 14, 2019

The 7 Best Torque Limiting Extensions

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This wiki has been updated 10 times since it was first published in October of 2018. Whether you’re a professional mechanic or a DIYer, when your projects involve tightening nuts and bolts with an impact wrench, you'll save significant time by attaching a torque limiting extension. This valuable invention will also help ensure you don't accidentally apply too much force, which could damage equipment. Here we list the best models based on quality, ease of use, and price. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.

1. Capri Tools 30083

2. ABN 1/2-Inch Drive

3. Astro 78810

Editor's Notes

January 10, 2019:

We’ve chosen models in sets as well as single sticks, since some will be using these frequently on multiple vehicles, whereas others may only be servicing their own car on occasion. Some of the models come with sockets for those who need them. The top priority for torque limiting extensions is accuracy, with durability as a close second. The products here will provide a large measure of both, and are easy enough to learn to use.

4. Steelman 50090A

5. Neiko 02450A

6. Sunex 5335TE

7. Astro Tools 78818


Last updated on January 14, 2019 by multiple members of the ezvid wiki editorial staff

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