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how do I get my locking lug nuts off without a key?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by 97yota4wd, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. Sep 27, 2012 at 7:24 PM
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    97yota4wd

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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?
     
  2. Sep 27, 2012 at 9:31 PM
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    97yota4wd

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  3. Sep 27, 2012 at 9:35 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    I lost my key once so I used a cheapy socket that almost fit and hammered that bitch right on.
     
  4. Sep 27, 2012 at 9:35 PM
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    buzzard1992

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    Done this twice. Works great
     
  5. Sep 27, 2012 at 9:37 PM
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    Removal kit from napa. Depends on what style of nut it is though.
     
  6. Sep 27, 2012 at 9:39 PM
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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
     
  7. Sep 27, 2012 at 9:41 PM
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    What he said. They might charge you a labor fee, depending on the shop.
     
  8. Sep 27, 2012 at 9:47 PM
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    what brand?
     
  9. Sep 27, 2012 at 9:49 PM
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  10. Sep 27, 2012 at 9:50 PM
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    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:cool:
     
  11. Sep 27, 2012 at 9:52 PM
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    Most tires shops should have a key or sockets to take them off cuz they deal with this all the time
     
  12. Sep 27, 2012 at 10:05 PM
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  13. Sep 28, 2012 at 9:19 AM
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    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.

    im going to try this method!

    same issue, truck isnt driveable :(


    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.

    if a cheap socket doesnt get the job done, ill try this route. thanks for the help everyone.
     
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