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Old 02-10-2009, 03:33 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by TestDrive View Post
I'm sure Toyota would describe the bolt in question as having a 16mm head. 5/8" ~= 15.8750mm. The broach on a 5/8" wrench or socket is slightly larger than 5/8" to accommodate mangled bolts heads/nuts. Larger more complete sets include 16mm, though bolts with that size head are uncommon.
They could just be using a 5/8" fastener. Foreign manufacturers can be mix and match in terms of whatever stuff is U.S. spec, eg AC, emissions systems on some late 70s/early 80s cars, and so on.
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