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Torx Bolts Discontinued


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Sep 16, 2000
New Hampshire
1990 Corvette ZR-1
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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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.
Grab one and head to the local hardware store. They may have some and I'm guessing they would be cheaper too.

Oh, have you tried using Loc-tite on the bolts to keep them from coming loose?
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Thanks Tim.

Actually, I should use loctite on the.....very good idea.

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