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Old 10-14-2006, 10:36 AM   #1
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Well, I hate to say it but the time has come for me to put some locking lugs on my GXP rims. My car sits in a friends driveway quite a bit and his neighbors Dodge Ram wheels were stolen a few months ago. I didn't think much of it at the time but I was over there last night and a carload of guys literally slammed on their brakes driving in front of the house and started checking out the car. I would love to think they were just admiring it but I have a feeling they were not. I hate theft of any kind. It'* disgusting.

Are locking lugs available that will still allow my black lug covers to work? They are from my stock 16" SE wheels (may they rest in peace).

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nope, I just switched all of mine to McGard wheel lock and lugs.
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I just checked the web site http://www.mcgard.com/search/default...avID=1&NavID=9 and they do have caps.
not sure if the model fits our cars though.


if you still want the black look. They do sell Black Chrome.
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A little bonneville history:

My 1993 SSEi has the same lugs as yours. And they came from the factory with lockers. And the factory caps work with them.

All you have to do is bug someone with a 92-99 that doesn't want their set any more.
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Excellent. I'll post something in the wanted section unless you've got some names of people I could PM?
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Are Grand Am lugs the same? I see a set on ebay for Grand Ams. Looks like only one wheel though.
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Well, I hate to say it but the time has come for me to put some locking lugs on my GXP rims. My car sits in a friends driveway quite a bit and his neighbors Dodge Ram wheels were stolen a few months ago. I didn't think much of it at the time but I was over there last night and a carload of guys literally slammed on their brakes driving in front of the house and started checking out the car. I would love to think they were just admiring it but I have a feeling they were not. I hate theft of any kind. It'* disgusting.

Are locking lugs available that will still allow my black lug covers to work? They are from my stock 16" SE wheels (may they rest in peace).

Why install wheel locks when a friendly warning shot fired over their heads would have sufficed?
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PA, please stay on topic. We don't chat around in the mechanical sections of this Forum.
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Black Lug covers can be found at some parts places too. IIRC bumper to bumper has them.
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Thanks for the heads up on the Grand Am lugs Grimm. Someone in the Wanted section mentioned them too. Bought them this morning. Schram said they will work. He'* the same guy I bought the GXP wheels and tires from in April.
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