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HELP! - Birmingham, AL

Discussion in 'South East' started by mws4ua, May 22, 2012.

  1. May 22, 2012 at 6:27 PM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua [OP] I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    I broke the lugnut key taking a wheel off my truck. The lugs are all loose and I have no way to tighten (or complete the hub-centric ring installation I was doing) w/o the key.

    Does anybody have a key for lugs like the ones below? I'm in the Vestavia Hills area. My truck is out of commission until I can get one.

    Please PM me if you can help.

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  2. May 22, 2012 at 6:29 PM
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    mac424205

    mac424205 Well-Known Member

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    OOOO that's ugly! Try going to a tire place and see if they have one to borrow. Of coarse leave something of value to you so they know you will return.... repeat of what was posted in the Alabama thread.
     
  3. May 22, 2012 at 6:32 PM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua [OP] I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    Thanks again, and thanks for the bump here, too. I'll be doing that tomorrow.
     
  4. May 22, 2012 at 6:34 PM
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    Noslow100

    Noslow100 I want a Painkiller!

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    /\ What he said. you could also check some auto parts stores and see if they may have a key or maybe a new et set to replace those. Damn that makes me want to order another key as a back up. How the hell did you break it?
     
  5. May 22, 2012 at 6:34 PM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua [OP] I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    Also... I'll buy a new one for anybody who can help me out.... b/c it might get broken.
     
  6. May 22, 2012 at 6:35 PM
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    mws4ua [OP] I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    It broke just taking the damn lugs off. I don't know if the place I have them rotated/balanced put them on too tight or what, but it was the sixth damn lug when the key broke, so I'm fully f***ed.
     
  7. May 22, 2012 at 6:37 PM
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    was it on one tire??? damn that really sucks. Do you still have the factory lugs for it? They probably over-torqued them...
     
  8. May 22, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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    Any tire store should have extras on hand for sale. I broke my lug key last weekend and had to dish out $20 to get a new one at the local Big-O tires.

    The manager told me there's 3 kinds of keys that break very easily/often, and then he pulled out a box of over 100 lug keys, and had me pick out which one was mine. He said they make a bunch of money on them.
     
  9. May 22, 2012 at 6:46 PM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua [OP] I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    I'm headed to a tire store in the morning to see if I can't find one. I'm going to the one that rotates/balances mine, and say they lugs were tight as shit... They know me there, and might let me borrow one.
     
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