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What size of torx wrench do I need to take my front brake
caliper off?

(1990 Buick LeSabre)
in New Castle, IN on December 30, 2013
I am replacing my front brakes and rotors and need to know what size of wrench I need so I can purchase it when I get my parts. Thanks.
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on December 30, 2013
Hey y'all old farts, it takes a pretty big one!!
of G. T. Service Center on December 30, 2013
Hey; Got an email back from RP, said they have changed the way they score us now, How-Bout-That.
on December 30, 2013
Noticed that, cool! Still needs a little work but it's better. Four of us, as it stands right now have been on here a 'long' time! Also I have bookmarked every confirmed repair i have ever helped with, be interesting to go back and count them one day, and i will.
on December 31, 2013
Do they use the new "green jelly" system for their ratings? Does it count as a 'confirmed repair' if they don't reply? Do we have to take the plastic caps off of new batteries????...........that just makes them wear out faster........nevermind..........
of G. T. Service Center on December 31, 2013
Doesn't look any better this morning. Shop ratings have changed as well.
of G. T. Service Center on December 30, 2013
If I remember right it should be a 45, but it's been awhile, the last truck I did was a 55. Getting older and memory goes first. Lol
on December 30, 2013
Thanks. I ain't no spring chicken either. HA!
of G. T. Service Center on December 30, 2013
My spring has sprung, like I say I remember a 45 or 50, but lately I have done many that have hex head bolts, all newer models. And by the way I do remember all the ones with a 3/8 allen, done lots of them. Lol
on December 30, 2013
it is a 45 and I am with you old school guys
of G. T. Service Center on December 30, 2013
Hal la luya and Amen Lol
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