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Old 03-06-2005, 08:50 PM   #1
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Default What size torx socket do I need for the brake calipers?

Im going to do the brakes on my 96 sse tomorrow and im wondering what size torx socket to get. thanks.
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dang, i just did mine, but im not sure
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Take a good look at the caliper bolts... Chances are they will be a 3/8 hex( allen ) bolt... Somewhere along the line GM changed from a Torx T-55 to a 3/8'*... My 95 uses a 3/8'*... good luck

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Take a good look at the caliper bolts... Chances are they will be a 3/8 hex( allen ) bolt... Somewhere along the line GM changed from a Torx T-55 to a 3/8'*... My 95 uses a 3/8'*... good luck
My 99 still uses that 3/8" allen head bolt, too. Gotta love the consistency!
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