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6-Spline Tire Iron?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by tvbd56, May 21, 2012.

  1. May 21, 2012 at 10:22 PM
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    tvbd56

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    So, I got my konig Countersteer wheels a while ago, and I've been thinking how if I get a flat tire, I'll be screwed because the set i have to change out the tire that came with the truck is for the stock lug nuts. Because when i bought the wheels they came with 6-spline lugs from gorilla and wheel locks for each wheel. I want to find something that can replace the stock set to remove the spline lugs off of the wheel, I have been looking and i can't find anything. All I have in my truck is a wrench and socket set and the only option I have out of that is 3/8" wrench with a 1/2" extension, which i don't believe is safe, or will be able to take the lugs off.

    Or maybe if there is a tire iron that has the 6 & 5 spline on it. Thanks for any information :)
     
  2. May 21, 2012 at 10:30 PM
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    mynewtoy

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    i think this is what you need from wheelers. it will work with your stock tire iron
     
  3. May 21, 2012 at 10:31 PM
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  4. May 21, 2012 at 10:38 PM
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    Wow, I didn't even think about using that with the stock tire iron. I feel like a dumbass, Thanks for the help!
     
  5. May 22, 2012 at 2:28 AM
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    extremachn1

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    I have a set of 6 spline and locks as well from gorilla nuts. Each came with a specific lug wrench and the wrench fits into the stock wheel socket just fine.
     
  6. May 22, 2012 at 6:00 AM
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    I'm going to try it out today, but aren't our lugs 21.5 mm?
     
  7. May 22, 2012 at 6:03 AM
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    I've always used a 21mm socket to remove the lugs so I'm going to go with no.
     
  8. May 22, 2012 at 6:12 AM
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    :eek: ok then, that answers my question.
     
  9. May 23, 2012 at 6:27 AM
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  10. May 23, 2012 at 6:30 AM
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    Lemme guess, impact gun and the socket not properly seated on the lugs? :rolleyes:
     
  11. May 23, 2012 at 6:31 AM
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    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    No.... socket was seated properly (99% sure) and I was using man-power.
     
  12. May 23, 2012 at 6:47 AM
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    Damn, cheap socket or are you just buff as shit? :cool:
     
  13. May 23, 2012 at 6:52 AM
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    I'm going to go w/ cheap key.

    Hopefully the ones I'm ordering today from Wheeler's Offroad will be of higher quality. Ordering multiple, just in case.
     
  14. May 23, 2012 at 10:42 AM
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    Buff as Shit:cool:

    same here. It's nice having the spline because the average person won't know how to get the wheel off:D
     
  15. May 23, 2012 at 10:49 AM
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    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    Mine did the exact same thing. Seated 100% properly and using a breaker bar.

    You can get these sockets and lug nuts at pep boys
     
  16. May 23, 2012 at 11:10 AM
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    That would be an "Ohh crap" moment :eek:
     
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