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Locking Lug Bolt

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Take it to the service department of the nearest Porsche dealer.  They have a variety of lock keys to try on it.  If you don't live or park in a ghetto or 3rd world country, ditch the lock nuts...and if you stay with them, put the lock socket inside the car, not in the trunk.  So many people have been locked out of their cars due to dead batteries, and trying to remove the wheel liner to get to the emergency release cable for the frunk is nearly impossible with the wheel on the car and the lock socket stuck in the locked frunk.


If all else fails, find an appropriate size (15mm?) 12 point socket and hammer it on there.  That will ruin both so be prepared to repeat for the other wheels.

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Thanks, I did take it to the dealer and they said that Porsche had discontinued that lock set and they didn't have the key any more. Hard to believe, but that's the story.

Appreciate the info.

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I find that hard to believe as well.  The reason I said "take it to the service department" is that what you want to do is get those removed.  Service techs keep their tools for a lifetime, so someone in the service department probably has the right "old" key to remove those wheel locks.  If that is not the case at the dealer you tried, I would try a different one.  Once removed, you can always buy a new locking set if you desire.  Good luck.

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