| Without using torches?
I had that problem a few years ago. All the suggestions I heard involved
possible damage to the wheel and/or lug. In the end I brought it to my local
Acura dealer where they cleanly removed the damn broken nut for $35
Yes - drive a 6 point socket on it (one that almost fits but is one size too
small to fit over it). If you have chosen the right size it will be peeling
the metal back as it goes on, so watch your fingers. Remove the lock as
though removing a regular lug nut. The two will be tightly jammed together
and you will need a vise and a drift or punch to drive the lock out of the
I've only done it once, but it worked the first time. Needless to say, it
can't be done with a cheap socket.
I would try something like a Dremel with a cutting wheel. Just cut a groove
on two sides opposite from each other as close as possible without touching
the stud and then jamb a screwdriver in the slot. It should break off
without damaging the stud.
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