Rod Bolt Stretch Gauge Instructions
point to provide sufficient tension to hold gauge on rod bolt.
(Approximately .150 - .200 indicator pre-load).
When adjusting lower point, make certain upper and lower
brackets (anodized clamps) are on a flat surface to assure proper
thumbscrew and “zero” dial indicator.
Set limit points (black points on indicator face) to desired
All guidelines are based on use of 30-weight oil on bolt and nut
It is not a good
idea to use rod nuts after five or six times.
7. If you have problems getting repeat readings, check the following: