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Old 12-30-2010, 02:47 AM   #1
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Removing the head cylinder

New on this forum, I'd like to solve a problem on my jeep TJ 2.5 1999.
I broke the engine and now try to dismanteling it part by part but cannot find exact socket for the head cylinder bolts! It's not Torx, not 12-pan skt; I went to local Jeep dealer and did not had an answer (not very helpful as usual)!
Could someone told me what kind of key or socket I need?
Thanks in advance.

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Old 12-30-2010, 03:38 AM   #2
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12 point . 1/2 inch...........

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Old 12-30-2010, 04:01 AM   #3

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It might be a 12point 13mm socket.
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Old 12-30-2010, 06:36 AM   #4
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It might be a 12point 13mm socket.
These are typically called "Fairy Head" Bolts. 1/2" or 13mm are similar in size, so you can use either one in a pinch. I would try the 1/2" but if it seems too loose use the 13mm.
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:45 AM   #5
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I'll take no chances and try both.
Thanks for ytour answer, sure I'll be back again later

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