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Hey I was looking for some help removing my locking wheel lug without the key.

YouTube shows a similar sized socket being hammered on hard. The closed I think fits is a twelve point 18mm socket for my 4bolt pattern lugs. But i can not get it to slam on.

Does anyone know what will work. Pretty annoying having this car is can't drive because I can't get the wheels off
 

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Hey I was looking for some help removing my locking wheel lug without the key.

YouTube shows a similar sized socket being hammered on hard. The closed I think fits is a twelve point 18mm socket for my 4bolt pattern lugs. But i can not get it to slam on.

Does anyone know what will work. Pretty annoying having this car is can't drive because I can't get the wheels off
Did you buy the car without the Lock?????
 

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If you don't mind burning through sockets you can hammer on a slightly smaller socket than what is required, use a lug wrench to turn and remove, then hammer the old lug out of the socket. I've had to do this once because the old lugs were stripped...I'm sure there's a better way but that's what worked for me at the time. Lol (also goes without saying you'll need a new set of lug nuts)

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A welder might not be in your tool collection but welding a bigger junk socket onto the lug also works.
It doesn't really matter what size socket as long as it's bigger and not too much bigger.
 

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Hey I was looking for some help removing my locking wheel lug without the key.

YouTube shows a similar sized socket being hammered on hard. The closed I think fits is a twelve point 18mm socket for my 4bolt pattern lugs. But i can not get it to slam on.

Does anyone know what will work. Pretty annoying having this car is can't drive because I can't get the wheels off
Did you buy the car without the Lock?????
That's correct. I didn't even check. However it wouldn't have stopped me from buying this beauty. I have found a very cool tool that I will try and use tonight. If it works I will post pictures of it for future searchers.
 
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