Has anyone here ventured past Mopar/Fiat/Mazda on locking wheel nuts? There has to be some other options out there, even options that don't have key patterns that are common to come by, which can go a long way, just make sure you have more than one key just in case!
While installing the lock nuts on the Abarth, I noticed the original nuts and lock nuts size of the socket i not the same. Also noticed that size is in Inches not metric.
Original nut socket is 13/16"
lock nut(fiat mopar part) uses 3/4"
you could use I think 20mm and 21mm, but a bit loose.
Back in October, at 26,000 miles, I replaced my factory summer tires with 4x 205/45R17 Continental DWS 06 on my 2017 Abarth. Since the second I picked it up from the shop, the car was all over the road and pulled right under power and back to the left when letting off.
After two weeks, the...
I don't race around the track on race day or go pushing myself and the car as close to the limit as I dare...anymore...but I do need new tires. How much difference is there really between a cheapo $90.00 tire and a $212.00 one? Would I, as a rather calm driver, notice the difference?
Just a teaser for now, till I get some time to install them (probably tomorrow morning)
I've been wanting to do this since I got the car and I finally found a good deal on a set of stock Miata wheels. I hadn't seen this setup on our cars before, I'm sure it's been done just hard to find posts...