Small Torx (Was: What is a safe way to clean corrosion?
Gordon JC Pearce
gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Tue Jul 22 18:04:12 CDT 2008
Eric Smith wrote:
> Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> The 6-lobed Torx security bits are pretty easy to come by just about
>> anywhere. The 5-lobed Torx security bits, on the other hand, are
>> considerably more difficult to find, though not unobtanium.
> If it has five lobes, I don't know what it is, but it isn't Torx.
Torx-plus, and the ones with a centre pin are called "Resistorx". You
also get them with the "male" side on a bolt head in both six- and
five-lobe versions, the latter being used to hold certain VW brake
calipers onto the hub.
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