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Removing tapered torx bolts from tailgate hinge

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Old 09-01-2018, 04:35 PM
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Default Removing tapered torx bolts from tailgate hinge

Tried to remove mine,they all stripped the torx out,Tried by hand and turned down impact.How well is drilling the heads off going to be or am i opening a big can of worms?Thanks Dave
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I would first try cutting a slot in the head of the bolt and see if it will move using an impact driver.
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Thanks,May be worth a try but thinking how easy these stripped the torx out maybe better to wait till i put it away for winter and give many soakings of penetrating oil !
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