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Torx Bolts Discontinued

Rob

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Unfortunately, I found a missing fan shroud bolt on my ZR-1 (typical), so I went to a local Chevy dealer to pick up a couple as well as some torx bolts that connect the plastic wheel wells to the underside of the hood. I was able to purchase the shroud bolts, but much to my dismay, I found out that the torx bolts have been discontinued by GM. The part number I was given is 12338098. Can anyone confirm?

I don't know about anyone else, but these bolts are always loosening up and falling off. :(
 

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Rob, that sucks. Why would they actually discontinue a bolt:confused: Maybe try NAPA. They usually carry misc. odd & end parts like that.

Jay
 
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I need to make a correction about these torx bolts. I don't know if the part number changed or not, but I happened to have some in my personal Vette Parts Stash ;) that I found. The correct part number for the torx bolts that I needed is #11508762. I don't know if they were discontinued or not as I don't know what the other part number belongs to that the dealer gave me.
 
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Rob,

Try some Locktite, they make different strengths so be sure not to get the stuff that takes an explosion to remove. A small drop on the threads should do the trick for you.
 
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Thanks Scott. That's a good idea that I hadn't thought of. I've got a bunch of loctite kicking around.
 

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