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#1 cooperd70

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Posted 29 March 2016 - 04:32 PM

Is anyone using a Disklok on a 13" John Cooper steering wheel?

I am wanting to get one, but on their website the smallest steering wheel size is 35cm so this would mean the smallest Disklok would be too big for a 13" wheel!?!

Can anyone confirm?

Thanks

#2 Tamworthbay

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Posted 29 March 2016 - 05:28 PM

It might rattle a bit but can't see it making too much difference. I have seen them used on minis but can't confirm what size steering wheel was on there unfortunately.

#3 dobbin1999

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Posted 31 March 2016 - 09:54 AM

I use one on my standard MPI steering wheel, no problems. I've just measured my wheel at 13.4 inches so you should be fine.



#4 humph

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Posted 31 March 2016 - 11:56 AM

I have a different variation on our sidewalk, but use a Dislock on my Beetle & Riley. As has been said above the 13.5" should be ok as the depth of the U the wheel sits in means you shouldn't be able to pull it off. I'd also suggest the wheel protector (or making one yourself) to pervent marking the wheel.

 

Mine foiled one theft attempt when my car keys were stolen, so worth every penny in my opinion. Essential equipment for an older classic car.  Just remember not to keep the key on the same ring as your car keys (you'd be surprised how many people do!).


Edited by humph, 31 March 2016 - 11:57 AM.


#5 ChubytheMINI

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Posted 07 April 2017 - 12:21 PM

I have a different variation on our sidewalk, but use a Dislock on my Beetle & Riley. As has been said above the 13.5" should be ok as the depth of the U the wheel sits in means you shouldn't be able to pull it off. I'd also suggest the wheel protector (or making one yourself) to pervent marking the wheel.

 

Mine foiled one theft attempt when my car keys were stolen, so worth every penny in my opinion. Essential equipment for an older classic car.  Just remember not to keep the key on the same ring as your car keys (you'd be surprised how many people do!).

Also put a TILE or key tracker on them too :) 



#6 Scousemouse

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Posted 07 April 2017 - 07:01 PM

I use a Baseball Bat, (with Chub type lock) easy to fit and remove (if you got the key :D ) just place on rear seat,also comes in handy for scallies ;D



#7 dyshipfakta

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 01:56 PM

I use one on a smaller mountney wheel and it is too small on the smallest setting but you can't get it off. (Wobbles abit) good visual deterent if nothing else. Wheel protector is a must.

#8 Boycie

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 05:57 PM

None of my cars go parked up overnight without a disklok fitted! That includes two Minis, one with a Mountney fitted, the other a standard Rover 12" wheel. Yes, the lock is a loose fit on the wheel but it won't come off without a fight.
One good idea is to glue strips of carpet inside- this protects the wheel from scuffs and makes the disklok fit better too.

#9 ukcooper

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 02:10 PM

better move to a better area , mine sat there for 3 years ready to go on the front of the house unlocked doors boot open alarm off and never been touched .

 

edit spelling once again


Edited by ukcooper, 15 April 2017 - 02:12 PM.


#10 LSC

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 02:36 PM

better move to a better area , mine sat there for 3 years ready to go on the front of the house unlocked doors boot open alarm off and never been touched .

 

edit spelling once again

 Wheres that?  :whistling:



#11 ukcooper

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 08:57 PM

lol knew that was coming its insured anyways



#12 babsbrown

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 10:30 AM

I use the baseball bat style one too. It fits very securely to the wheel

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 07:07 PM

We don't have such a thing in my country what's it look like? We just use gearlocks or steering wheel lock (a modern Krocklok)



#14 Kieranlee999

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 09:51 PM

I use one on my mini 30 and that works fine it's a bit loose but still couldn't drive off with it on :) 






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