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Old 05-13-19, 07:21 PM
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Default HELP - Lug Nut Key =\

Hello Guys,

Ran into some issues taking off my wheels...it turns out I had missed place my socket for these nuts.

They are regular HEX (cone shaped) lugs 12mmx1.5mm. Any know where I can buy a tuner style socket (narrow) for these lugs?

I went to two auto parts stores, and I am trying to search online, but I can't seem to find it..

**regular sockets (fat ones) do not fit my wheel lug holes**




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Old 05-13-19, 08:45 PM
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It it helps the mechanically smart folks... this is the lugs set with specs: https://www.coyoteaccessories.com/lu...nuts/871145blk
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I imagine this should work: https://amzn.to/2E6qPO4
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This is actually a bit cooler (and saves you from needing an extension) the extra length is nice. I use something similar for my wheels.

Pics of your wheels would help too. every wheel is different. not sure how "thin" you need.
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Originally Posted by E46CT View Post
This is actually a bit cooler (and saves you from needing an extension) the extra length is nice. I use something similar for my wheels.

Pics of your wheels would help too. every wheel is different. not sure how "thin" you need.
I was able to find those too. But the yellow one seem to have some mixed reviews, that it is not thing enough.

The black one looks like it may work -- reviews look decent.

*Also never had a problem getting work done at the shops. They we're able to get the wheels on/off

Wheel pic:
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Went to my buddies at the dealership and they were able to get the wheels off with this 19mm from harbor freight.

looked like some sort of thin wall socket.

On a side note, I got the new tire installed, and I'll probably be looking to get some sort of spinal lugs since they come thinner.


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looks like your wheels made out with that socket there.
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looks like your wheels made out with that socket there.
Yep. We got it off.

Tried like 10 fittings before we found the right one.
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