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Car I purchased has SSR wheels and aftermarket lugs. I'm still waiting for the seller to respond but is anyone able to identify the brand or is using the same setup.

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They look to be OEM lugs with a keyed lug. You will need both the lug tool and the proper keyed lug tool to remove. Did the previous owner not provide those with the car?
 

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Check under the seats and also in the boot. They are usually in a black pouch with red piping. It could be attached to the carpet in boot somewhere via velcro.
 

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Check under the seats and also in the boot. They are usually in a black pouch with red piping. It could be attached to the carpet in boot somewhere via velcro.
Or if they're not in a pouch, look in the little cubby on the side of the battery box.

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I think komiko is keeping a library? Or he may connect you to a guy with a key
 

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I looked in the trunk yesterday did not see anything. Is there some secret hiding spot I am not aware of? I guess the only part I did not check is the left crevice of where the battery is mounted.
 

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Any big tire shop will have a key, order some new lugs and have them remove those stupid locking ones and throw them away. Any serious thief will have no problem getting them off and they are a royal pain in the ass for you.
 

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bmw wheel bolts are cheap an work great. I dont anticipate parking my elise anywhere where somebody would want to steal a st of 16 and 17 inch wheels.
 
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