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Old 02-11-2013, 12:55 PM   #1
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Wheel locks...

So it would seem that I didn't get the wheel lock key for three of the wheels. Any ideas what I can do?

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Old 02-11-2013, 01:18 PM   #2
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If you have the appropriate tools (impact driver and accessories) you should still be able to get them off.

Otherwise just take it to any of those tire & lube shops and they will usually take them off for like $5 a wheel in a matter of minutes... be sure to bring new lugs to replace the lock ones (these can be purchased at any auto parts shop).

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So buy new lugs then go to discount tire and have them do it?
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You need a different key for each wheel?
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Old 02-11-2013, 02:53 PM   #5
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Don't believe so. But I don't have a key at all is the problem.
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After I got mine off, I threw them in the trash. I spent more time trying to line up the key, than it was worth.
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Old 02-11-2013, 03:19 PM   #7
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Air chisel if you have one or can get your hands on one. I stripped the hell out of a lug once and hit it with an air chisel real quick and it split so I could pull it off
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Get a socket slightly smaller than the lug and hammer it on. You should be able to get a decent bite on it then.
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:14 PM   #9
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Use an impact socket if you try this. Standard sockets split way too ease
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:51 PM   #10
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Ed, you of all people should know that I don't have a clue what that is.

Hopefully I'll have the cash to buy what I need for the steering. Then I'm gonna need to buy you breakfast again.
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Just concentrate on getting a new steering box for now. I will be replacing my steering linkage fairly soon.

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