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want to remove seat belt - need to buy torx driver - size? (1/9)
 10/5/21 2:34pm
James1978VetteGold Member
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I need  to remove seat belt on my 78 - need to buy torx driver.   anybody know the correct size torx tool i need to buy?

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Re: want to remove seat belt - need to buy torx driver - size? (2/9)
 10/5/21 7:15pm
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T500...it is a specific size for seat belt bolts.



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Re: want to remove seat belt - need to buy torx driver - size? (3/9)
 10/7/21 12:29pm
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Adams' Apple said:

T500...it is a specific size for seat belt bolts.


Do you mean a T50...???  T500 would be a wee bit oversized me thinks.



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Re: want to remove seat belt - need to buy torx driver - size? (4/9)
 10/19/21 1:56pm
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James,

It's a T50

Re: want to remove seat belt - need to buy torx driver - size? (5/9)
 10/19/21 11:25pm
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I figured that.  Was just poking a little fun at "The Apple".   🤣



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Re: want to remove seat belt - need to buy torx driver - size? (6/9)
 10/20/21 8:45am
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Nope...it's a T500. Specifically created for seatbelt fasteners, and most door striker bolts. A T50 will fit, but it will be loose. The T500 is slightly larger in diameter, and has more squared off "teeth" than a "normal" torx bit. I've posted pics of it here before. I can take a pic of the T500 and T50 side by side onced I get to werk....



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Re: want to remove seat belt - need to buy torx driver - size? (7/9)
 10/20/21 8:41am
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Re: want to remove seat belt - need to buy torx driver - size? (8/9)
 10/20/21 12:35pm
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Thanks for the feedback.    I found a T50 and it worked OK.    You guys are great!

thanks again

Re: want to remove seat belt - need to buy torx driver - size? (9/9)
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Adams' Apple said:

Nope...it's a T500. Specifically created for seatbelt fasteners, and most door striker bolts. A T50 will fit, but it will be loose. The T500 is slightly larger in diameter, and has more squared off "teeth" than a "normal" torx bit. I've posted pics of it here before. I can take a pic of the T500 and T50 side by side onced I get to werk....





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