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2004 suburban 1500 (4wd) Anyone know the dimension of the torx head needed to remove the caliper bolts???Many thanks.DGA
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I simply did the brakes on my 05" Silverado, and also the caliper bolts were a T55 Torx head bolt. Simply a little FYI if girlfriend don"t desire to reuse those rusty Torx head bolts, walk to the auto components store and also buy a new set that bolts. The will expense you $7.00 for a set of two, however they room a typical 3/4 bolt rather of the screwy torx bolt. We ended up replacing all of mine v the new style, and I am much happier with the new one"s.BTW- The Chevy dealers change the Torx bolts v the conventional one"s also.
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Thanks for posting that. I was looking at the brakes ~ above the truck and saw the torx head. To be wondering around just replacing them with a conventional head. Torx room a pain. I have to pull 3 of them to replace wheel bearings in mine car. I have actually a full collection of torx sockets just because of the oddball areas GM made decision to usage them in the cars.
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Not a problem, I in reality was digging through my pictures and also found the compare shots. We never ever would have actually known the they even made these replacement bolts, if it wasn"t for the fact that we had actually one piece out top top us. What a bad design on GM"s part, and as you said it is always in the worst location to have actually them too. Notice in the 2nd picture exactly how the brand-new bolts are slightly longer, that proved no difficulty in the installation but the male at the auto components store stated that if girlfriend had small clearance through aftermarket wheels you can have come grind the top of it down a small bit. An excellent luck v your brake job. :great:
My truck-2016 CCSB Colorado/2.8 diesel 4x4 (12k winch, westin winch tray, Westin bull bar)My husbands truck-2004 ext. Cab 2wd-5.7 LS1 swap, TBSS rear axle, 06 GTO full interior, lots more...
I just did the brakes on mine 05" Silverado, and the caliper bolts were a T55 Torx head bolt. Simply a small FYI if friend don"t desire to reuse those rusty Torx head bolts, go to the auto parts store and also buy a brand-new set of bolts. That will price you $7.00 for a set of two, but they room a typical 3/4 bolt rather of that screwy torx bolt. We ended up replacing all of mine v the brand-new style, and I am lot happier through the new one"s.BTW- The Chevy dealers replace the Torx bolts with the typical one"s also.
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How walk you acquire the stripped torx out? as I"m throwing myself into the fender well. Stripped v the exactly bit.
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