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Old 02-05-2012, 02:53 PM
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Spare Lock, which is best?

Hi, I just ordered a 2012 Sahara Unlimited, and cant wait to get it. I was thinking of getting a spare cover, but since most are cloth I would think they wouldnt look so great after a while. The dealer is going to put a vinyl looking one on, but it looks like water would get in from behind and make a mess. So instead of using a cover and maybe a cable lock, I want to get a lug nut type lock. After checking a lot of them out, I want to know which one is the best? The sets of locks seem to be the type to use and the price for a set is not so expensive even with just using one for the spare. Thanks for any help!

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Locks aren't going to be much of a deterrent for thieves but I put them on mine anyway.
I just picked up a set from my local tire retailer.

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Welcome. We just put on standard wheel locks. They deter the honest folks.
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I dont know about "best" but I like mine.
Gorilla 61681B5 $15.23 Wheel Locks - Set of 5 Acorn/Tapered Seat, Chrome 13/16" Hex Key Included 1/2" x 20 Thread

If adequately motivated, and they Really really want it....they are gonna get it even if it requires a cutting torch.

These merely keep honest folks honest.

The idea isnt to build a fortress...but to make yourself more of a pain in the arse to steel from than the other guy.

Sh_t-bags are inherently lazy. They prefer the path of least resistance...otherwise they would have a job.

If you have duct tape on your wheels...and the other guy has non...statistical odds are that the take the one that requires less time...less noise...less effort...less noise.

Besides....all I really want to do is slow them down long enough to be able to maneuver into a position where my round wont go into my Jeep when it penetrates through them.
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