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Old 08-15-2009, 01:05 PM   #1
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Unhappy Wheel Lock Troubles *help*

Who wants to come help me take off my wheel locks without the key

How easy is it and what's the best method?
I got minimal tools
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Old 08-15-2009, 01:37 PM   #2
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take it to a shop, they'll have the tool and it should take <2mins.

Otherwise you'll just make a mess and damage your rims if you dont have the right tools.
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Old 08-15-2009, 02:51 PM   #3
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Go to CT and buy a socket for stripped nuts. Hammer it on the lock nut, and then unscrew.

Or go to shop as mentioned above
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Old 08-15-2009, 04:27 PM   #4
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go to princess auto the got sockets for it
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Old 08-16-2009, 08:08 PM   #5
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Did bimmersport lose your key too?
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Old 08-16-2009, 08:09 PM   #6
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lol i bet they did
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Old 08-18-2009, 03:32 AM   #7
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yeah i would suggest the shop as well
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yeah i would suggest the shop as well
yes if you love getting your headliner dirty, mirror clips broken, wheel locks lost and doors hacked up because they "forgot" where your key is
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Old 08-18-2009, 02:20 PM   #10
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yes if you love getting your headliner dirty, mirror clips broken, wheel locks lost and doors hacked up because they "forgot" where your key is
sounds like you got something to say?

Why don't you just say it?
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Old 08-18-2009, 04:30 PM   #12
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gettin spicy..do continue
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Old 08-18-2009, 05:40 PM   #13
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no need for a shop. I work in a shop and i use my princes auto sockets to take off wheel locks. Its kinda like the one posted accept that one wont grip a smooth wheel lock that good. The ones i got from princes auto got a sharp reverse thread in them so you hammer it on all the way then zap it with a gun, comes off first shop usually sometimes gota zap it twice. And second of all its common to forget to put the wheel lock back especially if you are doing alot of work to the car and you leave it on youre tool tray.
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sounds like you got something to say?

Why don't you just say it?
It sounds like he did say it.

Also, let's not forget lost fuse picker too (for me).
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Old 08-21-2009, 07:58 PM   #15
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^^^^ woah.
Anyways, I just realize mine are BMW wheel locks so I'ma just check the dealer for replacement keys...

Better be cheap
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