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Old 14th August 2009, 13:00   #46
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Hey,
does anyone where i can find wheel locks in Mumbai and at what price ?
I have a 800 shodded with alloys.

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Old 17th August 2009, 14:44   #47
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Hey,
does anyone where i can find wheel locks in Mumbai and at what price ?
I have a 800 shodded with alloys.

thanks
Please check this thread on potential issues with these after-market Allen Key type nuts and rusting issues ...
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...-lug-nuts.html

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Old 12th October 2009, 11:33   #48
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Has anyone used "alloy" lug nuts instead of the chrome coated iron ones that usually rusts ? I was told that the alloy nuts are long lasting ones and costs about Rs.2900 for set of 16(for 4 wheels) ? The allan key was also being offered free along with the nuts.

Please let me know if someone has used above type of nuts ? If yes, how is the quality ?

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Make sure that the nuts are non-rusting - Chrome Plated / Stainless Steel. You replace only one nut per wheel so a slightly lower strength is Ok. The biggest problem is when they jam due to rust.
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Bumping up this thread once again. There have been a spate of incidents in and around Gurgaon, where the owners have found their vehicles standing on bricks with all the 4 wheels removed.

Recently my friend and a fellow TBHPian sach.sri had a shock of his life. When he came down in the morning to go for work, he found one of the wheels of his Scorpio balanced on a single brick and all the five nuts removed. Fortunately the thief could not take the wheel for whatever reasons.

So, the question of wheel lock nuts pops up again. While JLR provides one nut each for its 4 wheels, buying an extra set costs 5k..

Where does one get these nuts? I've tried with tyre dealers and accessories suppliers but in vain. Tried eBay, Amazon etc., but they don't stock for Indian cars.

Any pointers??
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Arent the threads of same size in most cars. You can get a similar size, and fit.
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I don't think so. The size for Scorpio is:
14mm/1.5mm thread

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Arent the threads of same size in most cars.
From where?

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You can get a similar size, and fit.

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If you can order from Amazon etc., go for M14X1.5
Search M14X1.5 on ebay.com, lots of sellers selling for 10-15$. Shipping to India will be expensive, so you will need to find a friend.
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Chevy-TAHOE-...40abf7&vxp=mtr
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Hi TSK,

A friend of mine is coming from US next month. Can I ask him to bring the following wheel nuts lock for my 2009 mHawk Scorpio SLE ?

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If you can order from Amazon etc., go for M14X1.5
Search M14X1.5 on ebay.com, lots of sellers selling for 10-15$. Shipping to India will be expensive, so you will need to find a friend.
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Chevy-TAHOE-...40abf7&vxp=mtr
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Yes, any 14x1.5 thread should fit (if scorpio still has 14x1.5)
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Thanks TSK. Whether 2009 Scorpios have this particular 14x1.5 thread is the question. How to verify this?

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Thanks TSK. Whether 2009 Scorpios have this particular 14x1.5 thread is the question. How to verify this?
I do not think they will change threads between versions since alloy design is similar. So go ahead and order a cheaper brand for first time.
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Will do. Thanks for validating...
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Hi People

I have recently acquired a Mahindra Thar CRDe for myself and I have got a set of platy PY 116 alloys on there. I am looking to get wheel locks from McGard but what specification should I go for? Could you please let me know the exact specs that I should look for?

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Hi People

I have recently acquired a Mahindra Thar CRDe for myself and I have got a set of platy PY 116 alloys on there. I am looking to get wheel locks from McGard but what specification should I go for? Could you please let me know the exact specs that I should look for?

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Hey bigfootraj!

Even I am onthe lookout for a locknut for the Thar.Have you considered the locknuts provided by Ford for the Ecosport.I need just one lock nut for the spare tyre.
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