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

Fred Cisin cisin at
Wed Jul 23 11:24:59 CDT 2008

On Wed, 23 Jul 2008, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
> 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

There are numerous similar looking fasteners
Double hex
Triple-square (76 Honda head bolts)
12 spline

A flank drive 12 point socket will work on almost all of them.  But, get
the right tool, particularly if you ever expect to do it again.

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