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RE: Lug nuts

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Subject: RE: Lug nuts
From: "Mullen, Tim \(IIS\)" <>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 10:56:36 -0400
> I think most of the locking nuts/keys would hold up if 
> they're not used with an impact wrench.  I've had the 
> locking nuts damaged when the tire shop guy puts the 
> "key" in his impact wrench. 

I had a guy at the state safety inspection do this to me.  
Used the key in the impact, and sheared the key in two.  
Then he had the audacity to fail me because he couldn't 
remove the wheels to check the brakes... 

Tim Mullen

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