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I have trying to remove my valve head and I see that Torex bolts are used. Does anybody know what size they are? The largest size I have is a T50 and it does not fit.

Aaron

2000 VW Beetle, 2.0 AEG
 

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If you go to the zdmax tool link it has a drawing of the bolt heads.
Yours are most likely the triple square type.

Some of the new headbolt sets come with the correct wrench.

You will need new bolts for the new head.
 

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In a 2.0 Beetle its probably a Poly Drive or some call it a Ribe. It looks a lot like a Torx but as stated it will not fit. I all most hate to tell you this but a good standard allen drive socket will work, thinking maybe 8mm or 9mm, but its been a while. Make sure its a good fit as if you strip it out then you are in real trouble... and you guys have already had enough of that....

Look here:

http://newbeetle.org/forums/1-8-liter-turbo/45332-cylinder-head-bolts.html#post676842

http://newbeetle.org/forums/2-0-lit...bug-need-serious-tech-support.html#post759293

http://www.sears.com/neiko-26-piece...-SPM2680704601?prdNo=6&blockNo=6&blockType=G6
 

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its a poly 10...but with some tool making experince you can make one for 7 bucks. buy a t55 an grind the point of the tip of each tooth. when finished it should fit perfect like a poly drive. i had to do it when i did ym headgasket...not doing the research i thought it was a triple square like the mk3's, false. its the same head bolt of a mk4 1.8. worked mint. tourqing those bolts sucks btw. thats last 90 degree turn hahaha
 

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Not taking any chanches; ordered mine from germanautoparts. Tool costs less than a new set of bolts.
 

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Just an FYI ... if the bolts that you are referring to are cylinder head bolts, they cannot be reused; you need to buy news ones.
Yes, I am aware they are torque to yield; you misunderstood. My point is I would rather spend the cash for the correct tool than have to swap out a brand new set of bolts because they stripped out while torquing.
 

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Poly head bolt tool from germanautoparts.com

 
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