Locking wheel nut key

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Locking wheel nut key

Post by Stevemaxi » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:18 am

Hi, I have just tried to get a replacement locking wheel nut key from vw. My caddy apparently doesn't have oem item fitted anymore and someone has put mcgard brand on.
Is it best to just bin them and replace with vw ones or any recommendations from you guys?
I am currently running with a can of instant repair just on case :?

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Re: Locking wheel nut key

Post by Beaker2135 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:43 am

I’d bin them, probably cheaper to buy a new set than get a key
VW do a set of accessory locking nuts for about £25 ZGB-1J0-071-591-A
as opposed to £80 for the regular ones as far as I know they are just the same apart from the part number
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Re: Locking wheel nut key

Post by Barbel330 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:49 am

Nothing wrong with the McGard brand, they’re well regarded.
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Re: Locking wheel nut key

Post by James01 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:56 am

The VW splined ones are childs play to remove, would rather mcguard ones but a pain to match a new key if you lost your

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Re: Locking wheel nut key

Post by Stevemaxi » Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:57 am

Thanks for the suggestions.

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Re: Locking wheel nut key

Post by Ghost-rider » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:16 pm

As said already, mcgards imo are far better than the vdub lockin nut

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Re: Locking wheel nut key

Post by Stevemaxi » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:35 pm

I'll try and contact mcgard to get a replacement and go from there.
Thanks again for the information

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Re: Locking wheel nut key

Post by Cabbs » Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:29 pm

I lost my mcgard locking nut. I rang them and they asked me to send over a clear picture and they matched it. I run a set of vw and mcgard ones now. Lol

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Re: Locking wheel nut key

Post by Stevemaxi » Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:17 pm

Thanks, that sounds promising I will try ringing them and hopefully get sorted.

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