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HOW DO I REMOVE A STRIPPED TORX BOLT?

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With an "EZ-Out":

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Drill a hole in the center (the drill size will be etched on the EZ-Out), insert EZ-Out, turning counterclockwise until it gets a bite, then wrench it out.

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