alloy wheels looking nut key

mike foster

Fossie
VCDS Map User
Go to an Audi dealer with your registration document and they will be able to order one for you.
 

Ron burgundy

Registered User
If it turns out not to be the original locking nut and you can't get the correct locking nut key you can get a socket that's slightly to small and bang it on with a hammer and then undo it..failing that a tyre shop can get them off easily.
 

Ironborn

English...not so good
VCDS Map User
Yeah take the car to the Audi dealer and they will try every possible key. Lost mine twice a few years back.
 

Artimus

Shortback
...and take that picture down as you're showing your lock pattern to the world and his wife. :no:
 

Artimus

Shortback
The picture can be used to find a matching key and steal your wheels
 

Artimus

Shortback
The picture won't tell anybody where the OP lives.However it might enable somebody to identify the locking wheel nut key.

How many people here do you think have or will study their locking wheel nut key to see if it's a match? Did you?

..and it's not impossible that certain types don't get their "target vehicle info" from t'internet either.

But as long as we're all aware of the risks... :)
 

Ron burgundy

Registered User
A locking wheel nut isn't going to stop someone from taking your wheels,, can get them off in seconds so it will nothing to a professional.
 

Ron burgundy

Registered User
they are off now if someone want to come and steal them

Address? What wheels are they? Best time to catch you indoors? :D
 

Artimus

Shortback
Someone tried to steal the alloys from my Son's Fiesta a couple of weeks back, but they got disturbed in the process (I doubt they know where he lives either, as it happened when he was at his GF's), he didn't realise what the rumble from the front left was when he drove 5 miles home that night and was lucky they didn't actually remove the loosened bolts.

So I went to see an old friend that now designs\sells them! He gave me a couple of sets (still haven't got around to fitting them on mine yet), these new ones are very similar to the standard VW ones, But they have an outer ring which spins if you try to remove them with a socket as suggested above and are Thatcham Certified.

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Ron burgundy

Registered User
Someone tried to steal the alloys from my Son's Fiesta a couple of weeks back, but they got disturbed in the process (I doubt they know where he lives either, as it happened when he was at his GF's), he didn't realise what the rumble from the front left was when he drove 5 miles home that night and was lucky they didn't actually remove the loosened bolts.

So I went to see an old friend that now designs\sells them! He gave me a couple of sets (still haven't got around to fitting them on mine yet), these new ones are very similar to the standard VW ones, But they have an outer ring which spins if you try to remove them with a socket as suggested above and are Thatcham Certified.

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Yeah these are the best if anything but still can be done.

It's like anything though..you buy the best security for your house, car et but then someone still manages to take it and your like WTF. Ha
 

Rhosj

Registered User
if they want them they can have them
i will only loose the locking key so best not have any thanks
 

leegsi

Registered User
There is a tool you can buy that will remove any locking wheel nut so if its someone that wants your wheels they will.

Its just a deterrent.
 

Artimus

Shortback
Every security measure for everything is just a deterrent, but the better the deterrent, the less chance a chancer will bother with your wheels, your car, your house, your garden shed, your piggy bank, etc.
 
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