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feeler gauge

n
(Automotive Engineering) a thin metal strip of known thickness used to measure a narrow gap or to set a gap between two parts
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feeler gauge

nspessimetro
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I needs to be level and the best way I've found is to measure with feeler gauges as described in the article.
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