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RE: Wheel Lock Recommendation?
Thanks Greg. These are the locks I remember being the favored item not the
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Amy [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 1999 3:15 PM
> To: 'Peter Schulz'; 200; 20v; quattro
> Cc: 'EKELLOCK@ECS-INC.com'
> Subject: RE: Wheel Lock Recommendation?
> I have Borbet wheels on my car, which have a "sunken" area for the wheel
> bolts, like the BBS wheels. For this type of wheel, I like to use the
> "Eurolocks" that can be obtained from Ron's Parts in CN (they advertise in
> European car).
> Eurolocks are simply a cylindrical "cover" for the factory wheel bolt.
> released by a key from the end. Once it's removed you can use regular
> on the wheel bolt.
> However, once it's attached to the wheel bolt, its outer cover spins,
> therefore there's no way to grab and rotate the factory wheel bolt.
> you can probably spend some time and use a screwdriver or whatever to
> these covers off, but by that time you've marked up the wheels badly, and
> have taken enough time to make anyone paranoid move on.
> Note that these work best on wheels where you cannot get a set of pliers
> around the outside of them.
> Since they've been installed on the BBS wheels on my GTi and the Borbets
> my Audi, I've never had any loss of wheels (and I park in some pretty bad
> places which formerly resulted in "wheel liberation." Of course, since
> installed them I've never been attacked by a pride of lions, so your
> may vary...
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peter Schulz [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 1999 9:47 AM
> > To: 200; 20v; quattro
> > Subject: Wheel Lock Recommendation?
> > Does anyone have wheel lock recommendations?
> > I just purchased a new set of wheels and tires and would
> > like to ensure that that they *stay* on the CQ, unless
> > I want to remove them.
> > TIA
> > -Peter Schulz
> > 1990 CQ
> > 1991 TQW
> > firstname.lastname@example.org