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Spline key required?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by tacowestley, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. Oct 20, 2012 at 12:42 PM
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    tacowestley

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    Alright guys im going to pull the trigger on some gorilla ET lugs for my wheels.

    Question though:

    Is this the key I need for the lugs and is it recommended/required?
     
  2. Oct 20, 2012 at 2:11 PM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Did you mean to post a link with this?

    My gorilla ET lugs are hex head. No key required. But I believe they also make a spline drive. The key will come with them.
     
  3. Oct 20, 2012 at 4:04 PM
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    o yea sorry idk why the pic didnt go through

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Oct 20, 2012 at 4:38 PM
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    That looks like the same key I got with my Procomp lugs
     
  5. Oct 20, 2012 at 4:43 PM
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    Yes, if you get the spline lugs, you'll have to have the key for it!

    the lugnut:
    [​IMG]

    The key:
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Oct 21, 2012 at 12:05 AM
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    The key is what screws the lug in right?

    I just want to make sure im getting the right things needed for my wheels.
     
  7. Oct 21, 2012 at 12:27 AM
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    yea the key fits into the little grooves on the lug, then you put the air wrench on the end of the key.. i have it for mine, and they are very strong quality. my wheels even have the gorilla locking lugs, and the key for those works every time and they DONT break, like my stock TRD locking lugs did...
     
  8. Oct 21, 2012 at 12:29 AM
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    Yeah if you get one of those gorilla nut kits it comes with the appropriate key to fit.
     
  9. Oct 21, 2012 at 6:13 AM
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    They're nice, just a pain in the ass since the key is needed on every lug... Lol
     
  10. Oct 21, 2012 at 10:29 AM
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    alright fellas just placed my order for 24 lugs and a spline key and should be here sometime this week. Thanks for all the help!
     
  11. Oct 21, 2012 at 12:13 PM
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    :woot:
     
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