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locking wheel nut key/socket

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by Tony01, Jul 10, 2010.

  1. Tony01
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    [Jul 10, 2010]
    Hi, i was wondering if any 1 can help me, i am after a locking wheel nut key/socket for an audi a4 ( s reg 1999) does any body know where i can buy one of these, or does anybody have 1 to sell?, its just thanks to the kind people at my local garage, who have lost mine:mad:, and know i cant get my wheels off!
    many thanks
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    [Jul 10, 2010]
    there all different mate
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    as said they are all different youre looking at up to 2 hours work to remove the wheels if the locknuts have been tamperproofed with a slip ring
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    tell me about it....a right b**tard of a job
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    if they aint the spinning outer edge type, then a few cheap sockets (12 sided) and a big hammer, got a pull set of bmw ones of in less than 10 minutes!
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    [Jul 14, 2010]
    hey, i had the same problem with my 55 plate A3, but i lost the locking nut!

    I contacted the spares dept at the local stealers who had a small breifcase thing with loads of the locking keys in it.
    They matched it then i bought the key and 4 locking nut's from memory it only came to around £25 ish

    Give them a try you never know
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