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    Warning to all Zafira Owners!!

    The in-laws have a 56-reg Zafira B and a few months ago they had the spare nicked from underneith! Why vx didn't advise them to get a wheel lock or fit one as standard i don't know!!

    Well the spare was taken again even with the bolt lock.......... They just yanked it through the grommet and took the whole thing!!

    Anyone heard of this happening before?? The vx dealer reckon the bolt isn't full proof and advise them to talk to vx directly!!


    What the **** is the point of the lock if it's not fit for purpose.....


    Be warned!!
    2004 Zafira GSi veccy-c intake/cat-back milltek/alpine
    2006 Focus ST dreamscience/full mongoose 275bhp

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    Get a bike lock on it.
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    GSiJamie

    The theft of Zafira spare wheels A & B models is a long standing problem,in fact if you Google it you will find a web-site dedicated it it.

    Go to a VX dealer and get a 'K lock' fitted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tippex View Post

    Go to a VX dealer and get a 'K lock' fitted.
    Or just do away with the spare and get a can of tyre weld repair, and keep yer fingers crossed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tippex View Post
    GSiJamie

    The theft of Zafira spare wheels A & B models is a long standing problem,in fact if you Google it you will find a web-site dedicated it it.

    Go to a VX dealer and get a 'K lock' fitted.

    VX fitted a k-lock after it was stolen then first time, they pulled the whole thing through the floor!!
    2004 Zafira GSi veccy-c intake/cat-back milltek/alpine
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    Stolen spare

    Mine got stolen last year so I complained to Vauxhall. they agreed to fit a "lock" as a good will gesture. When we looked at the lock it was rubbish plastic. there is a metal version which we opted for. We had to pay part of the cost (approx £45) but feel it was worth it. Get onto Vauxhall and complain like mad. The worst thing is the new model is from what I can see the same!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by therealbil View Post
    The worst thing is the new model is from what I can see the same!!
    What that, the same as the cack as they previously fitted? or the same as the security upgrade?

    Probably the former option so VX can make yet more dosh selling replacement wheels/tyres/locks

    I had my first spare nicked and then replaced it which some nobber tried nicking again! The wheel is still on the car bot the rod that holds the cradle is toomy tucked and i'm going to have to angle grind it off as i can't drop the wheel down. Another bloody job to add to my growing list

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    Well the situation is that the "K-lok" that was fitted to their Zafira B was the cheap Vauxhall one. not the metal proper one For some reason, proberly making money, VX have stopped fitting the"K-lok" which has a metal washer to hold the bolt inside the car with a plastic VX version.
    Well the little to55ers now know this and if they wrench the wheel hard enough it will break the plastic washer inside and the wheel will be free. So VX new advise, put a padlock and chain on it!!!! Fantastic!

    VX have said it's not full proof and is only a deterent..... please wake up and stop counting your money!!!!!!
    2004 Zafira GSi veccy-c intake/cat-back milltek/alpine
    2006 Focus ST dreamscience/full mongoose 275bhp

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