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It is a special size, if you notice its a 5 sided (archive)

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Posted by Rainman on October 08, 2001 at 18:17:55:

In Reply to: anti-theft radio hex screw size posted by Patrick C 88 750iL on October 08, 2001 at 18:06:33:

pentagon rather than a 6 sided like an allen wrench. The special drivers are available for around 15.00. Gordon on the e34 board found a torx driver that seemed to fit the hole well also.

This seems trivial but I tried all allen wrenches of sizes metric and inches and still I couldn't find the correct fit for the anti-theft radio hex screws. These screws are the two located on left and right side of the radio and are covered by a hinged squarely plastic lid. I am starting to suspect that the size is special because of the anti-theft nature. Is that true or it is simply I hadn't checked default hex sizes thorougly?

Patrick C 88/750iL/100K/US

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