Torx Screws - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on
Old 02-10-2006, 11:49 AM   #1
R.P.M.'s Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 58
Torx Screws

Well... the 93 project is comming allong, but we have a problem.

The **#@^$@!!!in flat head torx screws are all siezed. The
torx bit strips em out on the first try. Even tried hand-impact tool. Drilling and ezyouts sometime will break em loose. Heat doesnt seem to help.

Dads is using words Ive never heard on the street. (that has not
helped)... Hinges are going back on with stainless flat head
allen head fasteners. Ok what is the trick????

R.P.M. is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-10-2006, 02:29 PM   #2
Jack Lives Here!!!

WF Supporting Member
1BLKJP's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 7,764
There's a product called PB Blaster that a lot of guys like to use to soak the bolts and help break them loose. Or if you are striping them out get a cheap set of torx and use one size bigger or a metric and hammer it down in there to get a snug fit. If you are replacing the bolts anway then it doesn't matter how you get them out.

And those are highly technical jeep terms that your dad is using. They always help the situation.

Jack Hickman

President - Arizona Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition
Vice-President - ASA4WDC
Arizona Rock Rats
1BLKJP is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-10-2006, 03:00 PM   #3
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 2
Theres a tool that you load you torxs bit into, than adjust the tool for backing out and hit it with a hammer. I've had good luck with it, however I don't know the name of said tool.
Bootlover is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-10-2006, 03:10 PM   #4
amerijeep's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Mississippi.
Posts: 3,951
I never minded torx bolts. Jeep must have gone out of their way to find the softest ones made, though.
To all who serve, Thank You.
amerijeep is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-10-2006, 10:15 PM   #5
3jeepguy's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: upstate ny
Posts: 119
if you are replacing them just drill out the heade with a bit just smaller than the hear in diameter and use vice grips on the "studs that are left sticking out pb blaster on the backsides when you can get to them
95 yj 4.0 4 inch bds and 1.5 shackle lift 33inch swampers for summer and 32 inch mudkings for winter 8500# milemarker winch and homemade high lift / light mount on hood

3jeepguy is offline   Quote Quick Reply

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need help with stripped TORX screw! La Buckbuster TJ Tech Forum 17 05-15-2009 11:36 AM
Solution to removing Safety Torx Screws with bent pins SpartanDrew TJ Tech Forum 4 06-26-2008 12:16 AM
torx bolts Jonny15 TJ Tech Forum 3 01-03-2008 02:57 PM
Rear track bar relocation bracket torx bolt stripped.. help Triple88a TJ Tech Forum 10 10-22-2007 04:58 PM
Help with stuck torx bolts BrandyBAH TJ Tech Forum 34 12-28-2006 12:57 AM

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:35 AM.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC. is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC