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Old 04-22-2006, 03:10 PM   #1
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97 lumina brake caliper bolt

Does anyone know the torx size for a front brake caliper bolt of a 1997 lumina? I want to buy the right one and I don't know the size. The people at checker/autozone have the deer-in-headlights look when I ask them the size. I don't want to take out the bolt with an undersized allen to size it. I can't find in the Haynes were it specifies it.

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Old 04-22-2006, 03:13 PM   #2
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Does anyone know the torx size for a front brake caliper bolt of a 1997 lumina? I want to buy the right one and I don't know the size. The people at checker/autozone have the deer-in-headlights look when I ask them the size. I don't want to take out the bolt with an undersized allen to size it. I can't find in the Haynes were it specifies it.

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If my aging memory serves me correctly, it's a T47. Why not just purchase the entire set for only a few dollars more and be ready for anything else that might come up?
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If my aging memory serves me correctly, it's a T47. Why not just purchase the entire set for only a few dollars more and be ready for anything else that might come up?


Thanks for the help. I was thinking of doing just that, but I couldn't think of anything else I need a Torx bit for...
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Old 04-22-2006, 03:19 PM   #4
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Thanks for the help. I was thinking of doing just that, but I couldn't think of anything else I need a Torx bit for...

if you own a GM you WILL need them again.
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Old 04-22-2006, 04:45 PM   #5
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If my aging memory serves me correctly, it's a T47. Why not just purchase the entire set for only a few dollars more and be ready for anything else that might come up?

t47 is for a tempo/topaz, i think. w-bodies are t60. it generally doesn't come w/ most torx sets...
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Old 04-22-2006, 06:16 PM   #6
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t47 is for a tempo/topaz, i think. w-bodies are t60. it generally doesn't come w/ most torx sets...


I thought they were t60 also, but I figured vwhobo was probably right.
They used to not come in a set and were hard to find, but I think they come in some of the sets now,
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t47 is for a tempo/topaz, i think. w-bodies are t60. it generally doesn't come w/ most torx sets...


You are right dodger65. It is a T-60. I guess now I will have to find a "reasonably" priced set that includes a T-60...
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Old 04-23-2006, 03:40 PM   #8
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You are right dodger65. It is a T-60. I guess now I will have to find a "reasonably" priced set that includes a T-60...

just pick one up... they have them individually at most chain parts stores...
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