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Old 12-07-2012, 01:30 PM   #1
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Torx bit size?

I am a new Wrangler owner. I am replacing the standard front bumper that is bent. I don't have a torx bit set and was wondering if any knew the sizes I would need to remove the screws for both the bumper itself and the end caps? I would appreciate the help.

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Old 12-07-2012, 01:35 PM   #2
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The main bolts that hold the bumper to the frame are T-55. I don't know the smaller torx bolt size for the end caps but you're better off just buying a complete set of torx bit adapters since your TJ has various sizes of torx head bolts all over. Most sets stop at the T-50 size so it's likely you'll need to buy the T-55 separately.

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Old 12-07-2012, 02:08 PM   #3
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Home Depot sells a Husky torx set that will go up to a T-55. Less than $20.
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Old 12-07-2012, 02:10 PM   #4
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Thanks guys, that's what I wanted to hear. I will swing by and check it out.
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Old 12-07-2012, 02:12 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Wattapunk View Post
Home Depot sells a Husky torx set that will go up to a T-55. Less than $20.
YEP ... just bought one yesterday. That set sells for little more than the single T55 socket. It's NOT a heavy-duty set of bits, but it will do in the short haul.
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Old 12-08-2012, 01:33 PM   #6
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I got the husky set mentioned as well as a set from tractor supply. Those two gave me T5-T60. There were only 3 or 4 doubles, but one of them was the T55 which is used a lot on our jeeps. Also, the correct torx bit for the end caps is "hammer", if I recall correctly.

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