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Old 04-08-2019, 01:39 PM   #1
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Steel wheel locking lug removal

My '12 came without the spare tire and I found out today it has the single locking lug per wheel. Got the channel locks on it as tight as i could and with the breaker bar added it of course slipped.

Do I need to actually get the lock for it or is there another method?
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Old 04-08-2019, 01:58 PM   #2
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Slap a 12 point socket on it, that usually works (with a hammer). Break it loose, then remove the socket...

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Old 04-08-2019, 02:42 PM   #3
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I'll give it a shot, thanks.
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Old 04-08-2019, 02:58 PM   #4
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Worst comes to worst, if you buy 4 new lugs as replacements without locks, most tire shops will do the swap for you, sometimes just for a tip.

They often have a tool to remove them all without keys.
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Old 04-09-2019, 10:01 AM   #5
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Went to the Chevy house for a puzzle lock removal tool and the four chrome locking lugs they sell as a replacement kit. $30 and change.

The new silver staggered 6th gen takeoffs they were selling at $700 I'm picking up today for $595. Most expensive set of lugs I've ever bought.

My inner 5 year old seems to be firmly in control this spring.
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