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Lug Nut Wheel Locks for 2006

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Pster, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. Pster

    Pster [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Do lug nut wheel locks really work and stop wheel/tire theft? I am looking at a set of Gorilla lug nut locks that have an outer spinning sheath........anyone else have them?
     
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    do not have but remmeber this, all alarms locks etc are prevention, nothing stops someone who really wants something, $250k ferrari can be stolen in seconds by the right person who is motivated enough. but i have em and would get em if i didn't
     
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    Pster [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I figure it would slow them down...but wondering if they are easy to get off. Seems that the right lug nut wrench might be able to "forcibly turn them".?
     
  4. Padilla1880

    Padilla1880 "Let's Ride!"

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    I have the Gorilla Locks with the spline key adapter. Pretty good design. If you don't have the spline key adapter you won't be getting those lugs off.
     
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    Total waste on money IMO. If they don't just steal your truck, usually an impact socket and BFH will spin them off no problem.
     
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    Really? You have done this? or just pontificating.....? I like FACTS and REALITY. And GOD. And JESUS for EVERYTHING ELSE.
     
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    Done it many times.
     
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    smallcandle The clown has no penis...

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    Under what circumstances?
     
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    Keys lost. You a cop or somethin'???:D
     
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    Exactly how do you get them off? We are curious and want to know! oh hell no we're not cops. We just want to make correct decisions on spending our hard earned money!!!
     
  11. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Im not sure if I have the gorrilla locks or not, but I know we tried to get them off by pounding a socket on them, and it didnt work. We tried for an hour. AND, as frustrating the dam "Key" is to use to get them off, Im thinking they keep the wheels as safe as anything else.
     
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    Use a slightly larger impact socket and pound it onto the lug with a BFH (big f***ing hammer). Attach wrench and turn. Tightening the other lugs a bit helps too. As mentioned previously, worked EVERY time for me. I've used regular sockets too but as you might guess, they tend to crack.

    Oh and again, as mentioned previously, don't waste your money. If a thief wants them that bad, they'll just steal your truck anyway.
     
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    Like, the gang bangers in Charlotte drive around with pneumatic air wrenchs and shit? Me thinks someone is simply a malcontent. C'mon BB609, get real with us here. This isn't a H.S. auto shop.........
     
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    LMAO!!!

    Oopss.....:popcorn:
     
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    R.I.F. - Impact SOCKET.....which can be used on a regular socket wrench, Sport. They won't crack like a regular socket will, hence an impact.

    Do you guys live under a rock or something? No one here has heard of doing this before???? Serious.
     
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    FWIW, In the case of my wheels, the socket that fits the lug, is too large to fit into the holes in the wheels.
     
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    Ditto! Ouch! My rock just fell on my finger!!! C'mon bb609...a jackhammer maybe, or cut off tool...but an Impact Socket that won't even fit into the lug nut recess????? We want THE TRUTH. Give us THE TRUTH. BE REAL. We don't want the "theororetical" removal method. Real life now...you drive up next my truck....I've got some KILLA Nitro's and YOU WANT THEM!!!!! Tell me how you and your posse get them off when I'm sporting a Gorilla lug nut lock with spinning outer sheath!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WE NEEDS TO KNOW!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    And how exactly do you mount them????
     
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Thin wall sockets.
     
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    Yessiree! Honey...I dun need my crack pipe tonight....need i smack ya agin! I need ma thinwall impact wrench socket set bitch!!! gonna git me sum wheeeeels!!!!! Wha???? Ya down go it?!?!?!? Then git your freking ho ass down to Wallied MArt and git one!!!!!! Beeeetch!!!
     
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