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I have to change a flat on one of the alloys on my 620ti that has the factory fit locking nut. I don't have the tool that gets the outer sheath off. Is there any way I can do this or do I need to get the specific part from somewhere?

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They used to come with a plastic sleeve which was smaller then the cap.

You forced it on then pulled it off and the cap came with it.

Dont know if you could fashion something similar out of a grippy material.

Maybe you have a piece of hose or something in the grage of a suitable size.
 

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took mine off with pliers ... no damage done. i am replacing them soon tho. hate those wheels nuts (or the key more to the point). you can use some wide opening pliers or similar with some rags in the jaws to apply pressure without scratching!
 

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I find the best way is to use a socket slightly biggerr then the locking nut and just turn it as you pull its a round locking wheel nut so it will just come off to s point where you can take it out with your fingers.
 

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The tool is pretty rubbish anyway for removing them,
re the screw driver comment, put some card or rubber to protect the alloy, works well with stubban caps!
I would grease the caps before refit as some corroide on a dont come off,
 

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The tool is pretty rubbish anyway for removing them,
re the screw driver comment, put some card or rubber to protect the alloy, works well with stubban caps!
I would grease the caps before refit as some corroide on a dont come off,
yeah deffo try n protect whatever your working on. gotta love cardboard and rags!
 
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