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What type of socket set do I need for these bolts?  Also, what sizes do I need for this strut support as well as the valve cover bolts?  I am removing the strut brace and the bolts for the valve cover. Thanks
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BMW Mechanic: Sam, BMW Master technician replied 10 years ago
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Hello and welcome to just Answer.That is a torx bolt. It requires a specific torx socket to remove this bolt.If i remember correctly, the strut brace bolts are either e12 or e14 and the valve cover bolts are e10.
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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
The strut brace bolts are actually e16... wasted trip across town to auto store.
BMW Mechanic: Sam, BMW Master technician replied 10 years ago
I'm really sorry i cost you a trip to the parts store. The strut brace was the one i wasn't 100% sure of. I apologize for not being 100% accurate.
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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
It happens ;-)
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