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Old 30-Apr-2005, 07:04 PM
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lost wheel lock

A friend of mine lost the lock to his wheel locks any suggestions on how to get them off.
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Old 30-Apr-2005, 10:05 PM
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Take it to a rim shop. They will have the tools to take it off.

Do a search, I think there was an easier solution.
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Old 30-Apr-2005, 10:33 PM
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10 bucks per wheel, that's the usual charge.
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Old 30-Apr-2005, 11:28 PM
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Re: lost wheel lock

Originally posted by terayon
A friend of mine lost the lock to his wheel locks any suggestions on how to get them off.
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I don't really think anybody is going to tell you how to get them off, you never know if maby your trying to steal them or not

just like he said, take them to a shop i guess
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Old 30-Apr-2005, 11:30 PM
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wheel locks don't stop n e hone, n e how, they only delay them...
but take too a shop, they charge a lil fee
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Old 30-Apr-2005, 11:31 PM
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3 ways.

1. Hammer away at it with a good chisel, you will eventually crack it (hardend steel)

2. Impact socket close to the same size, hammer it on REALLY GOOD, then try to loosen using an impact gun.

3. Torch them off, you will have to replace the stud.

Goodluck, i have had sucess with #1 and #2.

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Old 01-May-2005, 12:10 PM
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go to the store, buy the same key, use the key to take off the wheel locks. Return the key back to the store and get all your money back
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iv come up wioth the easiest solution that works everytime.....buy 4 cheap sockets that just fit over the lugs, buy dome jb weld and fill each socket with it and place the socket over the lugs and let it sit overnight to harden,come back and crank them off, works everytime...total cost is about 20 bucks, half of what a shop would charge you
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If its OEM honda locks then take em to the dealership and they have a univeral one to take them off.. Otherwise you would need the Key Number of the locknuts and you'll have to re-order the key. If none of these help then do one of the above listed...
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Old 01-May-2005, 06:39 PM
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The easiest way to do it is to buy the kit from snap on. Can remove any wheel lock without damaging it. I do that at work all the time too. It comes in a pack of 6 i think. U put the right one on and then u hammer it on to the lock. Use a johnson bar or something and it will come off. Best way to do it. Just go to a shop and say rotate your tires or something and don't tell them where the wheel lock is, so when they can't find it they will have to break it or replace it. Then u make sure u have 4 regular wheel nut for it and therefore they can't charge u with it or maybe charge u like $10 max for it haha. Good luck.
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Originally posted by coreyhayman
iv come up wioth the easiest solution that works everytime.....buy 4 cheap sockets that just fit over the lugs, buy dome jb weld and fill each socket with it and place the socket over the lugs and let it sit overnight to harden,come back and crank them off, works everytime...total cost is about 20 bucks, half of what a shop would charge you
that is a sweet idea
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