Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2007 05:26:29 -0700
From: yaofeng <yaofengchennospaml.com>
Subject: Re: Torx socket for 2002 9-5 brake caliper


On Jul 12, 6:12 am, Network <nowh...nospamere.net> wrote: > Walt Kienzle wrote: > > "Network" <nowh...nospamere.net> wrote in message > >news:46956ea4$0$8956$4c368fafnospamrunner.com... > >> I was surprised to find out that my 2002 9-5 had big Torx screws holding > >> the brake calipers. I tried to use a 12 point 5/8 inch socket to remove the > >> screws but it rounded the screw heads. Does anyone know where can I > >> purchase this special socket? Thanks > > > If a 5/8" fit inside the Torx screw, you likely need a T80 bit (yikes!) > > Here is one at Amazon: > >http://www.amazon.com/59TX-T80-Dr-Torx-Screwdriver-Socket/dp/B000JP2SZ6 and > > it uses 3/4" drive. I won't shock you with the price, but a T70 socket > > costs about 10% of what this costs (also at Amazon). > > > Here is the chart I used to determine the size > >http://www.wihatools.com/Marketing/torxspec.htm. I hope this helps. Good > > luck. > > > Walt > > Thanks for the last link, Walt. According to the table I need an E-20. > All I need to do now is find out who has got one. I know Sears doesn't- Hide quoted text - > > - Show quoted text - Either Pepboys or Autozone sells E sockets.

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