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Old 04-15-2009, 01:32 PM   #1
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Wheel Locks

Those are some nice tires and wheels! I don't see any wheel locks in any of the photos. So I am guessing there no wheel locks installed from the factory.
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Old 04-15-2009, 01:37 PM   #2
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I will get a set first thing!!!! Alot of people will be eyeing those 20's.
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Old 04-15-2009, 01:40 PM   #3
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Oh yes!!! they will be. I'll be a little suprised if they don't come with them. If not I'll be headed straight to the tire store for some locks of my own
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lock nuts ain't expensive & you can pick them up at o'reilly's
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Old 04-15-2009, 02:05 PM   #5
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Those are some nice tires and wheels! I don't see any wheel locks in any of the photos. So I am guessing there no wheel locks installed from the factory.
No but they are available from the parts counter.

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i am going to get the Gorilla lock nuts.They even come in black (which is what i need)
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Probably a stupid question, does a lock nut look different than the regular wheel nut??
Thanks for answering my question!
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Probably a stupid question, does a lock nut look different than the regular wheel nut??
Thanks for answering my question!
there are different styles, but yes, they look different. wheel locks require a special tool to remove the lug so people can't steal your wheels.

here's a set
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Old 04-15-2009, 08:11 PM   #10
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Here's what I don't get. The wheel lock "key" is universal, is it not?

So what's to stop someone who goes out and steals people's rims from just having the key for them?
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Nope, they are all different even if they look alike.
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Old 04-15-2009, 09:22 PM   #12
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Wheel locks are usually a dealer add on (usually at a steep price!), and not a factory option. Save some $$$ and pick them up at your local auto parts store.
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Thanks for answering my question and for the picture of the wheel locks.
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Old 04-15-2009, 10:05 PM   #14
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there are different styles, but yes, they look different. wheel locks require a special tool to remove the lug so people can't steal your wheels.

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Actually you'll need 2 special tools - a big socket that almost fits over the locking lug nut and BFH.

I bought a truck once that had a locking lug nut on one wheel and no matching key. I took it down to my brother-in-law at the local Les Schwab tire shop to see if they could get it off. He said no problem and started digging through a socket set. Confused, I asked him what he was doing. He said to just watch and grabbed a big f'n hammer and headed over to my truck. Then he just pounded the socket onto the locking lug nut until it was stuck. Next he grabbed a socket wrench and cranked on the lug nut until it came loose. Problem solved.

Just remember that you may have locking lug nuts but any determined thief can get it off with a little effort.
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