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Re: Lost my BMW wheel lock key, what to do???
Originally Posted by KBK
The sad part is, I have to drive 25 km to my mechanic and the weather is perfect for that right now. By the time such a wheel lock device gets here, my time will have passed and the weather will be nasty again. Like, undriveable, with the dunlop 9000's.
One mechanic trick is to get a socket that barely fits over the lock, hammer it on, and then remove (now non reusable) lock and socket. I think 6 pt. works best for grip. Try SAE for metric sizes and vice versa.
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