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Old 03-20-2011, 02:17 AM   #51
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I paid $30 for my Strap-on and used it once
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Old 05-18-2011, 09:30 PM   #52
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i got my t70 from autozone
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Old 06-28-2011, 10:26 AM   #53
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Advance Auto has the1/2" drive T-70.... It's "Gear Wrench" with a lifetime warranty for 7 bucks.... I got one, don't think ill EVER brake it but its nice to know its covered lol

Part number.... 80693
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Old 09-25-2011, 09:26 PM   #54
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If anyone is really cheap and has access to nuts/bolts, you can save some cash. Find a bolt head that fits in the torx head, screw on 2 nuts (tight against each other) and use the nut closer to the bolt head to back out the plug. It won't back off because of the 2nd nut. I haven't changed my fluid yet, but i did this on my S-10. Works great.
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Old 10-10-2011, 12:45 AM   #55
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Or like what someone else said, go buy the older socket style plug for the tranny then you won't have to worry about it...
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Old 10-27-2011, 08:34 PM   #56
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Local napa had them for 5.xx with tax.
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Old 03-03-2012, 04:48 PM   #57
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so i picked up a t70 for 7 bucks at a small random shop. but thats not why im posting.
all i ever hurd is t70 torx bit is to flush the transmission fluid.
so i went to "advance auto" and asked them to look up what kind of fluid i will need and how much (cause people love to guess with fluids). he showed me the weight and how much im going to need of it (i think it was 4.9 quarts).

so a week later i decided to change the transmission fluid and i wanted to comfirm how much im going to need. i asked my boss to call o'reilly auto parts cause we do alot of business with them. they told him 9 quarts. (it didnt seem right)

he said he will call subaru(we also do business with them) subaru said the transmision needs 9 quarts.

that was pissing me off cause
advance auto said 4.9 quarts
o'reilly said 9 quarts
subaru said 9 quarts
and i looked it up on this forum and i also saw less then 9 quarts in the transmission.

so being pissed off i had to search again and found out theirs 2 drain plugs to drain the transmission fluid

so have half of my transmission fluid is clean royal purple and the other half is dirty im guessing subaru transmission fluid (im not sure). im scared cause i was told not to mix 2 different types of fluid cause the type of stuff they put in them might cause one of them to fail quicker. .

so please pass it on the t70 torx bit isnt the only bolt you need to take off to fully drain the transmission.
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Old 03-17-2012, 01:45 AM   #58
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Advance had one for 2.99.
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Old 03-17-2012, 02:36 AM   #59
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Advance had one for 2.99.
If its not 1/2 inch drive it will probably fail. Its no fun when it breaks in the middle of the job and you can't drive your car.
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Old 03-17-2012, 06:48 AM   #60
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I cant see it failing. Its a 1/2" drive. And all I use it for it the drain plug on the tranny. I don't foresee it breaking. Even if it were 3/8. Its a nice bit for 2.99.
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Old 06-06-2012, 05:59 AM   #61
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Thanks guys been looking for a good price on these.
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Old 06-10-2012, 12:23 AM   #62
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Just bought one(1/2" Drive) from Autozone $3.99 before tax. Hope it doesn't snap on me.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:33 PM   #63
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Advance auto has a gear wrench t-70 half inch drive bit that I paid 7 bucks or so for
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:22 PM   #64
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Old 09-20-2013, 03:55 PM   #65
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Thanks guys! I've been looking for a good place to find these. I had to borrow a buddy's the last time I changed the tranny fluid.
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