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I've got the rings but I found that if you lean into the gun it leaves a black mark on the wheel and its hard to polish off, but its better than nothing, and at least the socket doesn't gouge the wheel.


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wayne graham (3/1/2019)
Aaron, Been there with these tire guys. I have a plastic ring goes over the nuts and protects the wheel. Now that I no longer have any trucks I reckon I need to start getting rid of this stuff. 



Wayne I carried that same plastic ring for yr's as well, 2 yr's ago I bought new tires for my hobby FL-70 and the young tire man picked up his impact and went to start pulling the wheels which at that point I asked him to hold off and handed over the ring which he looked at and asked what it was for.....well you know the rest of the story. I thought about it later and attributed the action to his experience and the fact that 99% of their Budd work is hub pilot single nut.

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Aaron, Been there with these tire guys. I have a plastic ring goes over the nuts and protects the wheel. Now that I no longer have any trucks I reckon I need to start getting rid of this stuff. 

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You and I would put a rag inbetween,I had quite a chat with a tire guy when he was gonna drive the air gun up against my polished wheel to remove the outer nuts he got a little up set with me,I made him stuff a rag in the socket, I've got my shop socket machined down a little so it won't hit.


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Aaron. Mine is made by Gaither looks like a claw. On fancy rims I stick a folded shop rag under the roller that contacts the shiny side of the rim. Just takes a few seconds to be careful. I always had polished aluminum rims. There are several knock offs made in china.

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They work but will tend to "cam off" the nut. They will loosen a nut that an impact will struggle with. I carry one on my Budd wheel tractor, for tire changes on the road.
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What about those geared lug nut wrenches, the kind with a prop that bears against the ground and you turn a crank to supposedly loosen or tighten the Budd nuts. I think Ken-Tool used to make them, probably China metal now.

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I don't know which one of those tools you've got Wayne but I went and looked at a video to see what they were, not a chance in hell some one would use those on my wheels.


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