Small Torx (Was: What is a safe way to clean corrosion?

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at
Wed Jul 23 02:01:35 CDT 2008

Eric Smith wrote:
> Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> You've obviously not run into these, you lucky fellow:
> You and Gordon are right, I hadn't heard of Torx Plus or had the 
> misfortune to encounter any.

Sorry Jay for the OT car stuff, but it may be worth pointing out that VW 
was also where I first saw those 12-lobe spline heads, where the bolt 
head looks like the inside of a socket - that was on an '84 Passat. 
They really don't want non-VW people opening things up.


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