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Does anyone know where I can get locking Lug Nuts for my Smart Car? I tried the Dealer, and every parts or accessories store that I drive by. I even call he Smart HQ. No one has them. Someone has tried twice this year to take my tires.
 

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Does anyone know where I can get locking Lug Nuts for my Smart Car? I tried the Dealer, and every parts or accessories store that I drive by. I even call he Smart HQ. No one has them. Someone has tried twice this year to take my tires.

What is someone going to do with your 3 lug wheels? :confused:


 

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The dealers can get them part# is A000-990-60-07. Retails is $97.00.
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Is that the going price? Seems typically overinflated dealer price. I see Smart Madness has them for $94.99. I want to buy three sets of four. I'm an overprotective parent for my Smart. I want locks on three lugs because these bolts come off rather easy, doesn't take much torque to loosen them regardless of how tight you tighten them.

I looked up that McGard and all I get is Asian language sites.

Appears Gorilla sells wheel lock sets of 20 for $65, but I'm not sure if these are the ones for the Smart.http://www.brandsport.com/grla-73633t.html

Gorilla has "The System" in sets of 16, 20, 24, etc.

http://www.gorilla-auto.com/the.system

So for the "System", you put a wheel lock on each lug nut and you just have ONE key for them all.

http://www.gorilla-auto.com/the.system.new.box
 

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These are nice looking and it has a spinning sleeve which from what I can tell, Gorilla has three different designs and this one seems to be the best? Not sure, but appears so.

http://www.gorilla-auto.com/gorilla.locks

But then there are literally a dozen different configurations here so this is where I get confused.

http://www.gorilla-auto.com/gorilla.locks.page_25

Then even more...last page. Is it just me, or does anybody else feel like they are in an exotic adult store? lol

http://www.gorilla-auto.com/gorilla.locks.page_26

They're a mere $16.99 for a set of four, but what I find weird is I don't see the bolt. I'm confused. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Here's another one that is 12MM x 1.50 thread (yet you still don't see the bolt). $22.41 for four.

 

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Amazon.com: Gorilla Automotive 61631 Acorn Guard Locks (12mm x 1.50" Thread Size) - Pack of 4: Automotive



These are nice looking. $16.99 for a set of four, but what I find weird is I don't see the bolt. I'm confused. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Here's another one that is 12MM x 1.50 thread (yet you still don't see the bolt). $22.41 for four.
Amazon.com: Gorilla Automotive 71631N Acorn Wheel Locks (12mm x 1.50" Thread Size) - Pack of 4: Automotive

Those are lug nuts, the poster needs anti-theft lug bolts. Also, for the stock wheels and a few aftermarket offerings they need to have a ball seat.
 

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Every car I've ever owned and ever changed a tire on have bolts on the axle side of the tire and nuts on the outside. The nuts are removed with the tire iron. The Smart is different! Boy would I have been surprised if I had to change my own tire to find - surprise! - bolts coming out rather than nuts coming off.

Learn something new every day, I guess.
 

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Every car I've ever owned and ever changed a tire on have bolts on the axle side of the tire and nuts on the outside. The nuts are removed with the tire iron. The Smart is different! Boy would I have been surprised if I had to change my own tire to find - surprise! - bolts coming out rather than nuts coming off.

Learn something new every day, I guess.
Oh, see I've had the complete opposite experience. Every car that I've changed the tire has bolts (I always wondered why they call them lug nuts when they are bolts, but now I know). Okay, so I'm looking at the wrong parts. I need bolts, not nuts.

Ah, here we are...now I'm not going crazy. I see the bolt!

http://www.gorilla-auto.com/lug.bolts.and.bolt.locks.page_17



So they've got 4 sizes in 12mm x 1.50 with ball seat.
48023N 2.50" long, 1.55" thread length
48172N 2.04" long, 1.10" thread length
48175N 1.94" long, 1.00" thread length
48176N 1.75" long, 0.80" thread length

Now I need to go measure. :p
 

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McGard Link

I ordered and installed a set of McGard locks for my Brabus wheels. Yeah they're 3-lug wheels but the thief doesn't think about that when he's ripping you off - he just sees "SHINY".

Here's a link: Wheel Locks - Bolt Style - McGard: Innovative Security Products

Regards,

Dan

P.S. the Les Schwabb tire store that ordered them for me said that Gorilla did not have a set that would fit a smart.
 

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If a thief wants your wheels or tires then whether it's locking lug nuts or bolts they aren't going to stop him. It's false security.
These locking fasteners only make problems for owners who lose the key socket to remove them. That happened to me but I was able to remove the locking nut anyway.

Who but another smart owner would want your wheels anyway?
 

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I put #48175n on mine fit perfect even on my new wheels. Bob.
In your picture, are those wheels the new ones? How are you liking the crossblade rims? From where did you purchase them? Do you mind my asking how much they cost? Trying to find a set for my 450
 

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I love the wheels. What a difference in handling. Got them from tire rack with s-drive tires [the 16" size they said] shipped to my shop in orlando $880 Bob.
 

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In your picture, are those wheels the new ones? How are you liking the crossblade rims? From where did you purchase them? Do you mind my asking how much they cost? Trying to find a set for my 450
As SPARTPLUG stated, those are the Sport Edition SM3's, not the factory Crossblade wheels. They're a really good deal, at only $85-$89 per wheel for the 15" versions.

Sport Edition SM3 at Tire Rack
 
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