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Old 08-16-2012, 12:57 PM   #1
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Skinny Wheel Locks?

So i got new procomp wheels with all my upgrades and the factory Mopar locks are too fat in diameter to fit. Any suggestion on locking lugs that will work? thanks

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Old 08-16-2012, 12:59 PM   #2
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I have the Spline Drive lug nuts on my MT wheels.

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have you tried a 13/16" 12pt 3/8" drive thinwalled socket? Works on my thicker locking lugs. (a 6 pt 1/2 drive socket will not fit)
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Gorilla Automotive makes skinny spline drive nuts that will work.
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My Mopar locks work fine with my Pro Comp wheels.
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had the same issue with AEV Pintlers- went with the Gorilla lugnut/lock set and they worked out perfectly
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Not sure who makes them, but it ended up being less expensive for me to get all locking lug nuts (not just one per wheel). Got mine at Sears when they mounted my wheels. Got them because I wanted black lug nuts.

Since I would've needed 5, I would've needed two sets of locking lug nuts. So they ordered 1 lock and 28 locking lug nuts (5 per wheel, 3 for the spare).
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I have the Gorilla spline ones as well, although I've already broken two keys.
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so can someone explain spline to me? it just looks like a different shaped lug. Isn't that just as easy to steal with the correct equipment?
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http://c1385782.cdn.cloudfiles.racks...5012s_2610.jpg

They are rounded with slots that the key slips into. If someone wants your stuff bad enough, its not gonna matter what locks you have, but I wouldn't think that most theives walk around with spline drive sockets to try to steal wheels.
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I have the Gorilla spline ones as well, although I've already broken two keys.


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so can someone explain spline to me? it just looks like a different shaped lug. Isn't that just as easy to steal with the correct equipment?
Splines on the inside of the key fit the slots on the nut.

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They are rounded with slots that the key slips into. If someone wants your stuff bad enough, its not gonna matter what locks you have, but I wouldn't think that most theives walk around with spline drive sockets to try to steal wheels.
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