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- Wheel Security Nuts
- john james
July 18, 2011, 5:48 am
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with the car were in a box and not on the wheels of the car.
They are an older type of security nut with three 'short-depth' holes and an
'unlocking' socket that fits over them. I notice later Corollas have a more
secure 'circular' type lock on their security nuts.
They are nice, five spoke Toyota Alloy wheels in good condition. There has
been quite a lot of thefts recently in this part of north London. A lot of
activity like going into cars and stealing from garden sheds and manhole
If possible I would prefer not to spend out the money on the better circular
lock type nuts at the moment.
Am I relatively unlikely to loose Toyota Corolla wheels, since it's often
considered a staid motor, Or should I fork out for a set of the more secure
circular lock type nuts? Thanks.
Re: Wheel Security Nuts
I had my locking wheel nuts removed by the Ford dealer yesterday..
they had to use a lump hammer and stud remover !
IMHO they are a pointless liability on an older car, especially if you
are prone to over tightening wheel nuts :0
I don't think any one steals alloy wheels any more anyway, they'd
probably assume that they have locking nuts wouldn't they ?
My ones are hidden under a cover as well.