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No locking wheel nut key! Help!

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Zonda_, Nov 2, 2009.

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    Just discovered I don't have the key for my wheel nuts, the place that was going to swap my wheels said they looked like original Audi ones and I could probably get a new one from Audi, they are a kind of splined design, think the opposite of a drive shaft and you get the idea.

    Does anyone have a picture of their original Audi fit to see if they're the same or any ideas where I can get one?
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    I don't have original Audi ones myself so no photo - but I did have this problem and my local Audi dealer had a master set. They sorted me out a new one.
    They'll also be able to tell you straight away if it's Audi lockers or not....
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    all i done is hammered a old socket on to them and undone them then bye a new set from wilco took 20 mins
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    I had the same issue with my latest car, i accidently hammered a 14mm hex bit in there and they undid.lol
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    yeah, the splined bolt is the audi one, i have them on my car. so Audi should be able to sort you out if you want to keep them....or just do as i and many others have with the socket and get a new set
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    Animals, the pair of you..... Lovin your work!! :thumbsup:
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    i have one i dont use as i have longer bolts now.i am only 10 mins away from you in eston.
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    Cool, I work in Eston, can I pick it up sometime please?
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    [Nov 2, 2009]
    You are aware there are a few different varients of the Audi locking wheel nuts?
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    good point me old son,
    zonda just have a call in when you finish work and if its any good to you its yours i'll pm you my number
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    [Nov 3, 2009]
    think there are 5 or 6 differnet keys, bit naff really but any locking wheel nut can be removed fairly easily.
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