It surprised me because back when I got my 1098S I wanted to take off the rear wheel. My Harbor Freight impact wrench that was 450ftlb along with an aluminum socket wouldnt work. The socket busted. I got the like 3' breaker bar I have and I tried with all my might, all the breaker bar did was flex and wore me out. I ended up getting a steel socket and this quality 800ft lb impact. It took off the rear wheel piece of cake. So I didnt even bother using a breaker bar on the hex nut. So I was surprised when it didnt really take too much strength from me (I mean I did try, but not 100%) and it came off fine with the breaker bar.holy shit!