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Anyone know where I can get decent lugnuts for my aftermarket wheels? I bought some a couple of yrs ago from O'Reillys and most of the endcaps popped off of them. I've found a bunch online, but don't want to buy another crappy set.

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Talk to Brad at www.thecustomwheelshop.com

He's a member here and can hook you up with some.

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I have a set that i bought from tire kingdom. Gorrilla is the brand, love them! And look stock, and doesnt have chrome that flakes or peels

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Good question from the OP.
I'm too looking right now, but searching for a set with spear key. Never know!

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McGard locking chrome nuts here; after two years no issues.

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McGard locking chrome nuts here; after two years no issues.
Same. 4 years no issues.

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Whatever discount tires stocks is what I've been using without issue.

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Thanks guys, I'll be checking those out.

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