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Most of those lugs connectors have specific torque requirements, under torquing them is bad, but over torquing them isn't great either (thing stripped lugs and thus minimal actual torque). How many people actually use a torque wrench on them is debatable, but that's the right way to do it.

Be aware that most of the requirements are listed in "inch/lbs" not the normal "ft/lbs" so you'll either have to do a little math or buy an inch/lbs torque wrench.

https://www.e-hazard.com/blog/electrical-connections-and-torque-requirements/

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