Lobro spline bolts '89 Audi 100 (tool size)

Can a kind person confirm the spline bit i need to 'invest in' as being a M10 12 point please.
I assume a nice long one to clear the inner CV boot would be a good idea, say a
M10 x 100 and i can drive it with my 3/8" socket gear?
Also, what is a good quality brand.... most of my tools are Koken but nothing on their website says they make a spline bit.
Thanks Pete
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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.
Tony '91 100Q 5spd
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M10 12 point

say a M10 x

nothing on their

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 one.
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
Morris
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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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