What tools are needed for Volkswagen?
Links to the tools in this video
- VIM Triple Squares.
- Snap On Triple Squares.
- Torx Sockets.
- Torx bit set long.
- Torx bit set short.
- Torx bit set micro.
- Ratcheting Handle Set.
- Hazet Allen.
Does VW 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).
Does VW use SAE or metric?
All VWs are primarily metric up to a point. There’s a few imperial bits in there simply due to market forces and regulations. Seat belt bolts are imperial, your battery is a standard size based on standards which pre date the metric system, and your wheel diameter is imperial too.
Does VW sell tools?
Purchase Now – VW Authorized Tools and Equipment.
Is a triple square bit the same as a Torx?
It is very tough to differentiate between Torx and Triple Square, but experts can tell you many differences. Torx comes in the start-like shape, while the Triple Square has three squares at all 90-degree angles. Trox use for motorcycles, vehicles, computer systems, and bicycles.
Does Audi use metric tools?
Audi, as well as B-M-vu, to the best of my knowledge, are conceptualized/designed/tested/built ALL in METRIC. Even the BMW’s built in South Carolina…
Is there a difference between star bits and Torx bits?
There’s some confusion about the differences between them, especially the Torx and star bits. The difference between Torx Bits vs Star Bits is that Torx is the trademark name, while star represents the generic descriptor – the terms can be used interchangeably, as the tools are identical.
What is a spline bit?
The Spline shank bits are carbide-tipped bits used for drilling holes in concrete, brick or block base material. The tip of the bit is made out of carbide. The Spline drive carbide-tipped bits are used in electro-pneumatic hammer drills.
What are spline sockets used for?
A spline socket is designed to tighten and un-tighten spline fasteners but is also ideal for use on 4-point, 6-point (hex) and 12-point (bi-hex) fasteners, making them a useful socket to use across multiple shaped fasteners.