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Old 04-26-2011, 04:11 PM
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Default Wheel locks ?

So I just got a new set of wheels and want opinions on wheel locks... First off I like the look of the standard lug nuts and think it would look weird with the wheel locks... Also they are 30$ at candiantire for 4 so does that mean u put one wheel lock on each wheel? Doesn't make sense to me.
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Old 04-26-2011, 06:17 PM
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Default Re: Wheel locks ?

Yes, put one on each wheel.
They might look weird but that look should deter thieves.
Get an extra key and make absolutely sure that there is always one with the truck.
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Old 04-26-2011, 06:40 PM
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Oh ok cool thanks .. Here is a dumb question... Do I have to take all of the lugs off just to put the one lock lug on to make sure the wheel is properly torqued? Or can I just remove one lug and retourqe that lug with no problems ?
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Old 04-26-2011, 06:42 PM
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you should beable to just exchange that one lugnut...
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Old 04-26-2011, 06:46 PM
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Default Re: Wheel locks ?

Be careful if you take your vehicle in to a shop.
Some shops TORQUE the locking nut with the key in it and mar it all up!
also...it IS possible to use VISE-GRIPS and remove/steel your wheels.
happened to a friend of mine
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Old 04-26-2011, 06:49 PM
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ok cool , I guess if the thief really wants the wheels or truck they WILL get what they want. thanks alot for your help.
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Old 04-26-2011, 07:01 PM
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The locks I had were tapered and hardened to prevent gripping w/locking pliers.
I can't say if they prevented a theft, but my wheels never left my truck.
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Old 04-26-2011, 07:12 PM
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hey twisty where did you get your tapered wheel locks? I live in canada just to let you know....
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