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Old 12-07-2010, 09:04 PM   #1
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Default Any Super wheel lockers out there?

it scares me how easy and quiet any lug/ locker is to remove with a tapered reverse threaded lug remover. are there any insanely difficult ones to remove out there? im looking for something really odd, not "well my rays lugs have a key that absolutely no one else has, not even rays" cause the removal tool doesnt care.

only way anyones getting my wheels: http://www.honda-tech.com/showthread.php?t=2684546
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Old 12-07-2010, 09:18 PM   #2
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mc gard have given me the best fight out of all of them. especially ones torqued to the moon.
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Old 12-08-2010, 11:24 AM   #3
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No wheel lock is fool proof. If someone wants your wheels they will take them.
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Old 12-08-2010, 04:32 PM   #4
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No wheel lock is fool proof. If someone wants your wheels they will take them.
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Old 12-08-2010, 04:58 PM   #5
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my best advice is use 2 or 3 sets we use Gorilla locks. so you would have 3 diferent keys even with the best lock removing kit it will take 15min per wheel this would discorage even the boldest of thiefs
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Old 12-08-2010, 09:38 PM   #6
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my best advice is use 2 or 3 sets we use Gorilla locks. so you would have 3 diferent keys even with the best lock removing kit it will take 15min per wheel this would discorage even the boldest of thiefs
Can't you get gorilla locks off with just a 17mm socket? I no for sure the ones they sell at pep boys come off with a 17. Maybe they make higher end that I don't no about....
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Old 12-08-2010, 10:16 PM   #7
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yeah, gorilla locks suck. they are soft with crappy plating and easily removed. thats the good thing about mc gard. they are hard as hell and the plating is very tough. the tapered left hand thread removers have a hell of a time getting a grip on them.
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Old 12-09-2010, 12:08 AM   #8
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i currently have the subaru brand ones and they seem alright. in deep drilled lug holes they work great cause you cant really shove anything in there, but with enkei rct4 the lug is easily accesible
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I work for a wheel/tire company brah.
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Old 12-09-2010, 04:09 AM   #10
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yeah, gorilla locks suck. they are soft with crappy plating and easily removed. thats the good thing about mc gard. they are hard as hell and the plating is very tough. the tapered left hand thread removers have a hell of a time getting a grip on them.
I dont know about Gorilla, but i can say from experience that the oem mcgard locks are pos. when i was getting my winter tires put on at discount tire, the key broke so they had to hammer on the removal socket. when i looked at the break in the key design, it looked like the key was made from cheap plastic. mcgaurd has the right idea about having the locking design on the inside of the lug instead of the outside. they just need to refine their manufacturing process to prevent breaking. Im pretty sure Gorilla has lock nuts with the lock design on the inside instead of the perimeter of the lugs. This just my $.02

found a set of twenty gorilla lock nuts for $77 shipped. extremepsi.com
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Old 12-13-2010, 09:59 AM   #11
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Gorilla lock can be taken off with a 17mm socket if you pound the socket on with a hammer same as a lock removing kit. problem is with a 17mm thinwall it will break after one use.same as a Mcgaurd
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