finger tight

finger tight

adj
made as tight as possible by hand
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Place lids on the jars and close until just finger tight.
Once you have the bracket in the position you want, tighten the knob finger tight.
Back off the nuts and tighten again, also only finger tight.
Once you have it finger tight use the allen wrench to turn the screw some more.
Now mount the spare wheel in position and again fit the top stud first finger tight, turning clockwise.
Spray fine oil into the spark plug cavity and return the plug, screwing it in finger tight.
Since 8 lb-in is not a lot, finger tight is good enough.