The tool you are looking for is called a TriSquare (or various
variations thereof). It you use that term at a tool shop or car place
they should know what you are talking about.
'91 100Q 5spd
For the record and anyone else who needs to extract the axles for cv work or
the transaxle, the LOBRO cap bolts are M10 12 point SPLINES. A long (75mm)
spline bit driver to 1/2" socket connect is handy too as it helps clear the
cv boot and reduces chance of boot damage. Japanese tool company SEK produce
Warning: if the bolts have not been undone since new they will be very
tight. Clean out their head of all grime and road dirt to assist a good
fitting of the spline driver. Use a long breaker bar socket driver and
plenty of extension to clear the car's under pinnings and expect a shock to
the hands when the cap bolt lets go with a bang.
my .05 cents worth
AKA "Star" bit, not to be confused with a "Torx" bit. Most of the parts
houses knew what a star bit was, but not a "spline" bit. Don't invest a
large sum on it, since it will probably become another use once tool like so
many others in my garage.
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