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Old 09-27-2012, 07:24 PM   #1
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how do I get my locking lug nuts off without a key?

Hey guys, so since my truck was sitting for awhile... I sorta lost my sockets to get my locking lug nuts off with.. Any ideas on how to get them off?
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:31 PM   #2
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I lost my key once so I used a cheapy socket that almost fit and hammered that bitch right on.
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I lost my key once so I used a cheapy socket that almost fit and hammered that bitch right on.
Done this twice. Works great
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Removal kit from napa. Depends on what style of nut it is though.
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Done this twice. Works great
had a shop do this exact thing. but discount tire has all the keys and if you bring knew lug nuts im sure they would take them off for you
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had a shop do this exact thing. but discount tire has all the keys and if you bring knew lug nuts im sure they would take them off for you
What he said. They might charge you a labor fee, depending on the shop.
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Hey guys, so since my truck was sitting for awhile... I sorta lost my sockets to get my locking lug nuts off with.. Any ideas on how to get them off?

what brand?
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I lost my key once so I used a cheapy socket that almost fit and hammered that bitch right on.
works like a charm
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What he said. They might charge you a labor fee, depending on the shop.
the one on bell and 19th is awesome i went there today and they put to tires on my rims and rotated them all for $20 bucks even. they have also given me free locking lug nuts that match mine when i went in and two of mine were missing
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had a shop do this exact thing. but discount tire has all the keys and if you bring knew lug nuts im sure they would take them off for you

Most tires shops should have a key or sockets to take them off cuz they deal with this all the time
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works like a charm every time, i have a set in my box at work and have used em several times
http://community.craftsman.com/Craft...ch-review-79fa
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Go to a tire store such as Les Schwing and they should be able to match it to remove them, otherwise you risk wheel damage! GL
i would. but my truck is not drive able, so i would have to get it on a trailer, bring it to the shop to get the wheels off, put it back on the trailer, and bring it home to work on it haha.

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I lost my key once so I used a cheapy socket that almost fit and hammered that bitch right on.
im going to try this method!

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had a shop do this exact thing. but discount tire has all the keys and if you bring knew lug nuts im sure they would take them off for you
same issue, truck isnt driveable


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what brand?
no idea... has been a couple years since i got them, theres 2 different sockets for it, a long skinny chrome one, and a short fat black one.

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works like a charm every time, i have a set in my box at work and have used em several times
http://community.craftsman.com/Craft...ch-review-79fa
if a cheap socket doesnt get the job done, ill try this route. thanks for the help everyone.
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