96 mechanic issue

I have a 96 t-bird. I have a problem removing the front brake caliper bolts. The caliper bolt is torque so tight I can't break it loose. Ford uses a t-50
torx head and I end up twisting the socket trying to remove the bolt. I was successful removing one of them. Any ideas?
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"Rodie" wrote

Besides soaking it in WD40 or Liquid Wrench for an hour, then whacking the bolt on the head a few times with a small hammer to break it free, then using the Torx wrench on the inside, and big Vicegrips on the outside at the same time? Nope, no other ideas.
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Rodie wrote:

i had a 83 mustang and the calipers pins had Locktite on them... it was from the factory like this.. I also broke and bendt about three bits trying to get them off... i had to use a propane torch on them and when heating it up i had the bit in a breaker bar and the weight of the breaker bar alone started to turn when heat was applied(Loctite is like a glue that stops the bolt from turning).... and you might want to stop working for a minute and look at the thing real good and then picture what way you are turning???? remember the bolts(pins) are on the inside so you might be tightening them instead of taking them off, pay attention to the way you are turning, i had this a few times also and felt like a fool for tightening them up.....
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I agree with master regarding the vise grips however another useful tool for stubborn pins is a small pipewrench. It will probably destroy the head but will definitely remove the pin.
John

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Another recomendation is to get rid of the cheap auto parts store torx sockets and buy a set that are higher quality. This is speaking from experience. Bought a set from autozone and I twisted and stripped every socket that came in the set. Bought a good set of Sears Craftsman torx sockets and I haven't had any problems since. I'm not saying Craftsman is comparable to SnapOn or Proto, but just about everyone has quick access to them.
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