spare wheel locks

Spare Wheel Locks and More

Are Spare Wheel Locks Worth the Time and Money?

Just how often do criminals in South Africa target 4×4 and bakkie spare wheels, and is it worth it to invest in spare wheel locks? This is not a tough question to answer. Firstly, this type of theft is extremely prevalent in South Africa and you only have your spare wheel stolen once before you learn that the wheel lock is well worth it. Learn from others’ mistakes!

If you drive a Ford or Toyota bakkie, you are probably aware that opportunistic criminals like to steal the spare wheels from these extremely popular vehicles. Of course, when these spare wheels are stolen, there is often damage to the tailgate and bumper of the vehicle too. Afterwards, besides having to replace the wheel and rim, you may even need to have panel beating done to repair other damage. Continue reading