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Triple Square equiv to T-40 and T-30 bits

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My recommendation would be to buy a metric triple square bit socket set. Trust me, if you plan on doing much DIY on your car you will use all of them. You can get a set for under 30.00 at places like Sears or your local Lowes tool section. I have been buying tools for over 30 years and have never regretted a purchase yet! B)

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Autozone sells a three bit set 10mm, 12mm and 14mm by OEM.

I went my local Autozone here in NJ. When I asked them if they had any triple star bits, they looked at me like I had 3 heads and then told me to look in Eisle 4. When I turned the corner and looked up Eisle 4, there were 1,000's of bits hanging. I was in my glories.. 15 minutes later I left empty handed because they didnt have a single triple star bit.

Today I called my local NAPA. I asked them if they had Triple Square bits. There was silence on the other end. Then I said they look like torx bits with double the amount of points. Then the guy said, Ooooh serrated bits, we got them". I will visit the store later with cautious optimism...


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FWIW, I just bought this set of triple square sockets from Amazon:


Made in Taiwan, but claims be be S2 steel...seems to be decent quality and worked perfectly for removing the rear seats.

Thanks for that. I looked down the list and found a 4 piece set that has the majority of what I think I will need.


Joe D.

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  • 3 weeks later...
Found another post that gives more detail on the OEM brand from Autozone.

Link click here

I'd like to thank all the great folks here who helped me with this.

I ended up calling another AutoZone and they had the 4 pc set in stock so I went and bought them. The bits are more substantial than I thought. They require a 1/2" chuck or Socket. They did the job perfectly!

thanks for everything guys.

Joe D.

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