Does Volkswagen use Torx?

For VW/Audi cars you will need triple square bits (also larger sizes M8, M10, M12 and M14). The main axle bolt on VW’s is often a 19mm inhex head. Opel uses Torx (Every size: from Tx15 up to Tx55) and external Torx (Mostly E12, E14 and E18).

Do they make metric Torx bits?

As others have said there are no English or Metric Torx just Torx. The 1/4″ & 3/8″ drive ones are the “security” ones with a hole in the end of the bit to fit over a knob in the Torx fastener. They work on regular Torx fasteners as well.

Does Audi use Torx?

When working with VW and Audi models you will often run accross torx bolts. This comprehensive kit should have all the torx bits you might need to repair your VW or Audi model….34 Piece Torx Bit Set Includes.

Make Model
Audi RS7 2014-Current (C7 Chassis)
Audi S6 2001-2003 (C5 Chassis)
Audi S6 2006-2011(C6 Chassis)

Does Audi use Torx or triple square?

Though there are other vehicles that make use of the triple square head, most European vehicles feature them prominently. German vehicles like Volkswagen, Porsche, Mercedes, BMW, and Audi in particular all use triple Square.

Why do car manufacturers use Torx screws?

By design, Torx head screws resist cam-out better than Phillips head or slot head screws. Whereas the tendency of Phillips drivers to cam out under excessive torque has been listed as a feature preventing damage to the screw-head or driver, Torx heads were designed to prevent cam-out.

Can you use Torx on Triple Square?

Torx bits can be used in automotive-like triple squares, but they have so many other applications as well.

Is Torx better than Allen?

Torx are best for the manufacturer = Less stripping with automatic and power hand tools and easier for automated engagement. But for the owners and service later on not so as good. First of all, most folks have a better assortment of tools to drive hex heads whether they be Allen or normal bolts heads.

Can you use hex instead of Torx?

We actually don’t recommend using your torx wrenches in place of a hex key or Allen wrench. With that being said, torx size, T9, won’t doesn’t really work with any of the SAE hex sizes. However, it’s actually a perfect match for metric size, 2.5 mm.