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Offline john k

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Re: Plomb Lug Wrench
« Reply #15 on: May 30, 2012, 06:09:34 PM »
Here is a picture of what I think of at the mention "tire iron"  this one being from the time period a 4.00 x 19 inch tire was the norm.   Found in the bottom of a bucket at a flea market.   Sure was surprised when I saw the GOODYEAR, is about 7 inches long.  A comment on the big 4-way lug wrenches, when the air wrenches came in, the 4-ways eventually ended up on the service truck or wrecker, where they got beat to heck or lost, a possible reason why they are so seldom seen.  The cheap ones, I've stood on, twisted, talked at, trying to get a stubborn nut off a car by the side of the road.  I remember the one in my school car, on the 3/4in. socket end, there was a 300 degree twist visible in the forging line! 
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Re: Plomb Lug Wrench
« Reply #16 on: May 30, 2012, 07:56:32 PM »
>Sure was surprised when I saw the GOODYEAR

I have one somewhere that says 'Diamond', took a while to figure out diamond was a rubber co that made tires (long gone)

I have wondered if perhaps the tire companys were giving these out to the tire guys for advertising....

Just a weathered light rust/WD40 mix patina.

Offline v8garage

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Re: Plomb Lug Wrench
« Reply #17 on: June 13, 2012, 07:45:19 AM »
This is what I am referring to when I say "tire iron" or "tire spoon".

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Re: Plomb Lug Wrench
« Reply #18 on: June 17, 2012, 05:21:11 AM »
I went thru my stack o lug wrenches, 4 ways and crosses and found that most of them are no-name.

I did find these:

SK

Ken tool ( makers of tire equipment)

 Bonney


I assume these were made by someone else and re-branded, except the Ken.


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Re: Plomb Lug Wrench
« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2013, 03:33:56 PM »
I hope I'm not breaking protocol by responding to this so late ... Anyway, this is SO cool, never seen one before. I have an old Cman 4-way lug wrench but it isn't nearly as neat as this.
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Re: Plomb Lug Wrench
« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2013, 06:18:11 PM »
My friend Dale in cali just got me a P&C one of those but thats the first Plvmb i`ve seen.