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Are all screws in F1 tightened with a torque wrench?

Are the screws on a Formula 1 racing car each tightened precisely with a torque wrench or is it done by hand estimates?

It depends. Critical parts are tightened to a specific measurement set by a torque wrench, but the exterior panels and a lot of other parts do not require this.

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Written by Janita on Friday July 8, 2016
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