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      05-17-2008, 11:46 PM   #1
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wheel locks?

Any of you guys purchasing wheel locks for your cars? Any info on this?
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I am for sure, a little bit a protection goes a long way
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      05-18-2008, 02:18 AM   #3
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Hadn't thought about it till now
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      05-18-2008, 03:15 AM   #4
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This is the cheapest and most important safety feature of a car. Esp if you have the 19" rims. I know some will say if a criminal wants something they will take it, but locks may slow them down or deter them altogether.
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      05-18-2008, 04:56 AM   #5
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I was disappointed that wheel locks weren't even an option at the dealership! I'll definitely be getting a set when I get my M3.
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      05-18-2008, 11:03 AM   #6
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Mine came with locks already installed. Actually all of my BMW's came with wheel locks.
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      05-18-2008, 11:04 AM   #7
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Mine came with locks already installed. Actually all of my BMW's came with wheel locks.
hmm standard in Canada?
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just too lazy to go to dealer and get them. i need them. they came standard on my G35
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hmm standard in Canada?
Yes, I blieve so. Wheel theft country, I guess. The special lock key is palced in the tool box with some of the other BMW tools and a second key is handed to you at delivery.
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Yes, I blieve so. Wheel theft country, I guess. The special lock key is palced in the tool box with some of the other BMW tools and a second key is handed to you at delivery.
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great it needs to be standard here as well
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i have 2 sets, one from dealer, one aftermarket (top one).

The problem is if they really want to steal your wheels, at least here, they will come one night, and make copies of the lock. Then they come back another time, and take them off in 2 minutes and leave the car on blocks, and if not lucky, just on brake disks. So the wheel locks are good deterrent only for the stupid mofos and junkies. Not against pros.
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Any of you guys purchasing wheel locks for your cars? Any info on this?
I will be heading to BMW parts for a set...came standard on my (less expensive) 535i ...was very surprised a $78K car didn't come with wheel locks, floor mats, factory alarm, or even the first aid/tool kit I don't even recall seeing these things being a part of available options when I was specing out my M....
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I usually put them on when I get aftermarket rims. But My friends condo complex was hit recently and in the morning 4 BMWs were on blocks and none of the other cars (including his new Infinity).

I did not even leave the Dealership in my new M3 until I had locks on.
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the bmw oem wheel locks are way to common... what other brands are good ? mcgaurd? RAD?
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My sales rep at the dealership threw in a set of BMW wheel locks. Thats about it.
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i gave my CA a list of things to include with the car at delivery and wheel locks was one of the things on the list.
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bmw wheel locks are pretty much useless, if a thief is professional enough, they'll have all the keys of the wheel locks which can be easily obtained

i am planning to also add a set of mcgard wheel locks on
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Definitely, w/ aftermarket wheels or OEM. you dont want your car sitting on 4 pieces of brick/rock/wood.
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We Sell RAD and offer them to our customers.
RAD are amazing Forged Quality and come in thousands of combinations.
You can even opt to have 5 all different wheel lock bolts per wheel (You just have 5 keys to work with!)



Call us if you need some RAD Wheel Locks
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Any of you guys purchasing wheel locks for your cars? Any info on this?
Although it doesn't guarantee 100% security, it definitely adds to it. You can never have too much protection, so I would definitely get it. The RAD Wheel locks are very popular wheel locks.
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      10-28-2008, 07:30 PM   #22
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can you PM me the cost of the RAD locks that fit the 18" OEM wheels on the E92 M?

+ shipping to 23116.


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We Sell RAD and offer them to our customers.
RAD are amazing Forged Quality and come in thousands of combinations.
You can even opt to have 5 all different wheel lock bolts per wheel (You just have 5 keys to work with!)



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