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Old 07-15-2010, 07:12 PM   #1
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Default Quick help. Security hex key size for MAF bolts?

My MAF just crapped out completely.
I'm gonna try and limp it 20 miles to the nearest parts place to get one. But the problem is that its held in by 2 security hex screws. I have no idea what size, or where to get one. The only one I have is for an old license plate bolt kit, and it doesnt fit.
Any ideas on the size or where I can get the tool for it?
Gotta get to the store here pretty soon, have to get it replaced and up and running for my 80 mile trek into work in the early morning :(
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if there a simple hex bolt... then u can get a set anywhere.. Walmart, Sears. Hex Keys similar to allen wrenches correct?
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Nope, its a security style bolt head.
Has the hex on the outside, with a certain sized dimple in the middle. There is supposed to be a special sized wrench to fit that bolt head, that has a hole in the middle of the wrench to allow it to clear the dimple in the middle.

I'd take a pic with my camera phone, but of all days, that just completely died on me too.

I'll grind it down if I have too... hell, I'll cut the GD thing off the way my day is goin... but I figured that if the auto parts place I'm gettin the MAF from would have the right size, it would be a lot easier to go that route.
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It'* a T20H
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if its making the car not run at all you can always unplug the maf and make it run in ve mode
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It'* also called a "tamper-proof" Torx bit. T-20 in size like Dan said
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