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      08-08-2010, 07:02 PM   #1
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Spacers + Wheel Locks?

So I want to put spacers on my rear and possibly front. However since the wheels sit further from the rotor is it still possible to use wheel locks? Do I have to purchase extended length wheel lug nuts and locks? ... and do they even make them?

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      08-08-2010, 07:29 PM   #2
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Personally I woudn't waste my time with wheel locks, but if you want longer locks, you can get them from RAD USA. http://www.radusadirect.com
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So I want to put spacers on my rear and possibly front. However since the wheels sit further from the rotor is it still possible to use wheel locks? Do I have to purchase extended length wheel lug nuts and locks? ... and do they even make them?

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Yes you do unless you can get enough turns on the lock that is considered safe. I forget how many, but optimally you want to get extended lugs.
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When you get spacers, yes, you will require longer wheel locks if that's what you're interested in. If you want to PM me what size spacers you were thinking of, I can get you the right wheel locks for it. Let me know!
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Personally I woudn't waste my time with wheel locks, but if you want longer locks, you can get them from RAD USA. http://www.radusadirect.com
no wheel locks? You must be kidding...

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When you get spacers, yes, you will require longer wheel locks if that's what you're interested in. If you want to PM me what size spacers you were thinking of, I can get you the right wheel locks for it. Let me know!
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oh do i need a realignment after I get spacers? If so... i think i'll nix the idea
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oh do i need a realignment after I get spacers? If so... i think i'll nix the idea
Spacers don't really effect alignment adjustments enough to really effect the ride or tear degradation.
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you will need extended wheel locks to go with that.
We supply RAD and there are many sizes and lengths to choose from.

Let me know what size (thickness) the spacers are and I can recommend some lengths for you.
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Can a vendor PM unique wheels locks that will accomodate for a 12mm spacer? Thx
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Can a vendor PM unique wheels locks that will accomodate for a 12mm spacer? Thx
You will use a 36mm RAD lock for a 12mm spacer, drop by and pick up a set if local.
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You will use a 36mm RAD lock for a 12mm spacer, drop by and pick up a set if local.
I have 12 and 15mm spacers. What wheel locks are needed? Can you PM a price shipped to 96797?
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no wheel locks? You must be kidding...



will do!
lol, wheel locks aren't going to stop anyone from stealing your wheels. It MIGHT slow them down a bit but that's about it.
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Can a vendor PM unique wheels locks that will accomodate for a 12mm spacer? Thx
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I have 12 and 15mm spacers. What wheel locks are needed? Can you PM a price shipped to 96797?
PM'd you.

Can't go wrong with RAD! The Dacromat coating, Hundreds of possible keys and being cold Forged puts them a class over everyone else.
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      12-15-2010, 12:47 PM   #14
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If we are running spacers and want black locks, are we out of luck? I want to get these RAD locks, but they only come in silver. BMW locks are black but only come in one length
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If we are running spacers and want black locks, are we out of luck? I want to get these RAD locks, but they only come in silver. BMW locks are black but only come in one length
I'm not aware of an extended length (black finish) lock on the market that I can recommend at the moment.
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If we are running spacers and want black locks, are we out of luck? I want to get these RAD locks, but they only come in silver. BMW locks are black but only come in one length
Just paint them satin black man. It'll take u 10 minutes
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      12-16-2010, 07:12 PM   #17
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Just paint them satin black man. It'll take u 10 minutes
with what type of paint? I would imagine the paint will come off when I remove/tighten the lugs...
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      12-17-2010, 02:18 PM   #18
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How about these?
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E92-M3-...ocks/ES260952/
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Fsarc, I am considering these wheel locks from ECS Tuning. Do you have them and if so, what has been your experience? Thanks.
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