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    Default Torx bolt replacement

    Stealership wants 5 bucks per. Anyone have a better place?

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    What size and where is it used? You can probably get a regular hex head bolt to replace it.
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    My answer for everything lately: Junkyard!


    But seriously, take your Torx to the hardware store, find the size and thread, and purchase that size hex bolt in the right length. best bet.
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    Unfortunately i need it for the doors. The mirror has to go over them. I have all four doors fitted now (2 half, 2 full), but I had to drill out 2 bolt heads

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    Maybe you can replace the Torx with an allen head bolt? Or like Bucket said junkyard.
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    Go to Ace Hardware and get the flush allen head in the same thread and lenght as the Torx. They're both a PITA but it would be cheaper than $5.
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    Holy shit....they apparently need my VIN to order ****ing anything there. Numbnuts...

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    Do a local search for automotive fasteners. We have a couple of stores like that around here, I'm hoping you have some up your way.
    Later, T.J.

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    I think I've heard of one in Newark. I'll google. Thanks TJ.

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    Try the Fastenal site. The have all kinds of auto fasteners, bolts, and then some.

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