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Longer locking wheel bolts.

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by quattrojames, Jul 28, 2011.

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    Where do those running spacers requiring longer wheel bolts get their locking bolts from?
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    Most people running spacers don't use locking bolts as availability is limited
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    Think the TT shop do them mate
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    Thanks, I'll have a look when the spacers finally arrive..... I guess the Audi wheel bolt caps become redundant too?
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    I was hoping that I could keep my original locking bolt on each wheel and it would be long enough to be ok, sadly not:

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    The TTshop do have them indeed, thank you.
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    McGard do them as well, but you pay the price for that brand, you just need to know the pitch thread and length of bolt when ordering.
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    The TTShop one are McGard ones, just over £40 I think. Ebay has some unbranded ones for about £15 so I'll have to have a shop round.
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    those long bolts look just like sharran / galaxy wheel bolts might be worth looking into ??
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    Not sure if I'd like to skimp on unbranded ones off eBay James, but it's your choice! I have 2 sets of locking bolts on my car, a set of McGard, and a set of Beemec, the Beemec are a fair bit cheaper than McGard bit still very good, they also make very good spacers. The last set of extended wheel bolts and locking bolts I had on my old 8L S3 were all Beemec.

    Might be worth looking them up!
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