3/8 DR Torque Wrench
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AutoCraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench

Part No. AC651 Warranty Details  
$19.99
Quantity  Add to Cart
Accuracy:4%
Adjustment Increments:12 in-lbs.
Adjustment Type:Torque Increments (ft. lb.)
Calibration Method:180-540-960 in-lb
Color/Finish:Nickel / Chrome
Drive Size:0.375 in
Flex Head Type:No
Length:10.75 in
Maximum Torque:960 ft-lb
Ratcheting:Yes
Torque Range:120 in-lb - 960 in-lb
Type:Adjustable Click

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AutoCraft3/8 DR Torque Wrench
 
3.1

(based on 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

54%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good grip (7)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Good power output (4)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (9)
  • Limited function (4)

Best Uses

  • Automotive repair shop (5)
  • Regular maintenance (5)
  • Home (3)
  • Minor repairs (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (7), Auto enthusiast (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

You get what you pay for.

I bought this wrench for an exhaust manifold replacement. The size was perfect for getting in some of the tight spots.

The wrench is for 10-80 ft/lbs but the...Read complete review

I bought this wrench for an exhaust manifold replacement. The size was perfect for getting in some of the tight spots.

The wrench is for 10-80 ft/lbs but the scale is etched 120-960 in/lbs. Do the math people! It's not that hard.

I wish it came with a case. The only negative thing I have to say is that it is a little poor on the ratcheting. It hangs up if you go too fast and come a little off perpendicular. Best solution was to make sure you were as close to tight as comfortably possible with a regular wrench.

Overall for the price you can't beat it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Junk

One I got is labeled 10-80 ft pounds scale on the body is inch pounds scale on the handel is not inch pounds rachet mechanism is loose and no good. Whoever inspected this...Read complete review

One I got is labeled 10-80 ft pounds scale on the body is inch pounds scale on the handel is not inch pounds rachet mechanism is loose and no good. Whoever inspected this thing (110105163)needs to loose their job

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5.0

Works Well

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AutoCraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench:

Works well for a cheap torque wrench. No complaints. The numbers are in in/lbs and not ft/lbs but just google a conversion calculator and you're set. Not a drawback for me.

 
4.0

Could have a better read outbut does the job

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AutoCraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench:

Could have a better read out but does the job

 
5.0

Great tool for the money

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AutoCraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench:

Worked great at a great price!

(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Do not buy!

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AutoCraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench:

Terrible. Awful Unreliable. Would not work. I wish another reviewer had been so direct with feedback.

 
4.0

do it yourself break pad replacement

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AutoCraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench:

Vert sturdy and reasonably priced

 
5.0

I would purchase again!

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AutoCraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench:

Great product!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Perfect for installing spark plugs

By 

from undisclosed

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3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about AutoCraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench:

Perfect for installing spark plugs. First time using a torque wrench and it made sense after reading directions. Gave me confidence that I did not over tighten.

(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Garbage

By 

from NJ

Pros

  • small

Cons

  • cannot calibrate correctly

Best Uses

    Comments about AutoCraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench:

    Garbage !

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    ADVANCE PARTS

    By 

    from Plainfield NJ

    Comments about AutoCraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench:

    1st of All I purchase this Yesterday and I been looking around for a good torque wrench but for a reasonable price, I seen some expensive torque wrenches for almost $200 and well I don't have that type of cash so I will shop for good and reasonable prices. As for the one I purchase it looks very good to me except it should have came in a plastic case so when done put it back when finished, but you get what you pay for. As for the product it self I will give it a shot and use it when needed especially for spark plug torque I have a 2000 Chrysler Sebring Convertible v6 2.5 and I ordered 6 4+ platinum Bosch plugs through Pepboys becase Advance Auto did not carry the plugs anyway with a online Discount that Pepboys offered was 25% off the plugs which I payed 18 for 6. So now that you know the Vehicle I have that was my reason for the Torque Wrench, and yes I will get some use out of it, somewhere down the line I will buy another torque wrench maybe Digital who knows so Im happy and I will see how long this will last JUST SAYING ;-)

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    I use for the firts time i like it.

    By 

    from New york

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about AutoCraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench:

    Is great tool now i can torque all the bolts correct i recomended.

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    7 Questions | 8 Answers
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    • Q:

      How do adjust and set this wrench?
      Asked on 9/22/2016 by Billie from Seminole, Ok.

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Hi Billie, I'm glad to assist you! This Torque Wrench - Part No. AC651 has a lock nut that allows for adjustment of the torque level. This nut spins easily and locks firmly. The 14"-inch shaft is chrome vanadium steel with a textured handle.

        Answered on 9/23/2016 by Solomon from AAP
    • Q:

      Does this wrench come with a plastic case or box to store it in and protect it?
      Asked on 7/11/2015 by DIY Jim from Pennington, NJ

      2 answers

      • A:

        No case

        Answered on 5/13/2016 by Big al from West palm bch
      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        No, DIY, this part does not come with a storage case.

        Answered on 7/13/2015 by Steve from AAP
    • Q:

      what is the warranty on the wrench?
      Asked on 5/13/2014 by Josh

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Hi Josh, glad to assist you! This part comes with 1 year replacement warranty if defective.

        Answered on 5/13/2014 by Steve from AAP
    • Q:

      I purchased this wrench to torque spark plugs in my car.The torque is supposed to be 168 inch pounds but when i tried to set the wrench according to the instructions,the revolving adjustment diden't go all the way to the 120 inch pound mark,as instructed.I diden't know weather to go to next full revolution to zero, or stop short of the 120 inch pound mark.
      Asked on 4/17/2014 by Dan from Lehigh Acres FL.

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Hi Dan! If you are unable to turn the wrench past 120 lbs, and the locking mechanism is not engaged then the part may be defective. I apologize for the inconvenience and I recommend that you check with the stores for an exchange.

        Answered on 4/18/2014 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
    • Q:

      thie wrench i bought was made in tawain not germany i would not have bought if i knew this
      Asked on 12/27/2013 by tom from pgh pa

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        hi Tom, glad to assist you! Advance Auto Parts does sell Made in the USA products as well as products manufactured from many other countries in order to keep our pricing competitive. Please also keep in mind that many suppliers have multiple manufacturing plants that could result in different countries of origin for the same part.

        Answered on 1/2/2014 by Steve from AAP
    • Q:

      what is the torque scale on this ? I need lower than 120 in lb
      Asked on 5/23/2012 by Anonymous

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        The specification of this part Autocraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench, Part No. AC651: 3/8" Drive, Capacity Range: 88-708 in lb / 10-80 Nm.
        For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

        Answered on 5/23/2012 by Aaron from AAP
    • Q:

      is this tool made in the usa?
      Asked on 5/9/2012 by Anonymous

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        No, this Autocraft 3/8 DR Torque Wrench (Part No. AC651) is made in Germany. For any further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

        Answered on 5/11/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
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