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      04-12-2013, 11:36 AM   #1
guitarguylp
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Wheel locks that actually work

I have decided not to be too cheap, and am looking to get some OZ Ultraleggera wheels for my car. This has me thinking I should protect my wheels with some locks, but I know that most are just for show, and won't really do anything. I was doing some research, and I heard good things about these ones...

http://pannauto.com/kics_project/kic...s/g-61907.aspx

Anyone know if these are actually pretty good, or have any other recommendations for wheel locks that will actually deter a potential thief?
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      04-12-2013, 12:23 PM   #2
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeDBpKyl8i0

Found this on the internet 30secs after reading your post. A commenter suggests he's not properly installing the locking nut, I'm not familiar with how this works exactly, but I think most would agree that wheel locks are a deterrent rather than security; they'll slow the thieves down but if they really want your wheels, wheel locks won't stop them.

Some suggest putting multiple wheel locks on your car, which I will probably end up doing, I order some BMW factory wheel locks and will be ordering some Gorilla wheel locks as well.

There was a post somewhere on here that mentioned a company that has $400 dollar wheel locks that they guarantee will keep your wheels safe or they'll replace your wheels and tires if they get stolen.
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