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Rack'Em Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock - Steel - 12" - 20" Wheels

Rack'Em Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock - Steel - 12" - 20" Wheels

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Heavy-duty wheel lock clasps around the tire of your truck, trailer, or other wheeled equipment to deter theft. Fits 12"-20" tires. Rubber-coated arms will not scratch your wheels. Can be keyed alike to match your other Rack'Em locks. Lowest Prices for the best wheel locks from RackEm. Rack'Em Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock - Steel - 12" - 20" Wheels part number RA-25 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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RackEm Wheel Locks - RA-25

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Heavy-duty wheel lock clasps around the tire of your truck, trailer, or other wheeled equipment to deter theft. Fits 12"-20" tires. Rubber-coated arms will not scratch your wheels. Can be keyed alike to match your other Rack'Em locks.


  • Heavy-duty lock deters theft of your truck or trailer by temporarily disabling 1 wheel
    • Also great for use on motorcycles, mowers, or other wheeled equipment
    • High-visibility paint lets potential thieves know your equipment is protected
  • Double-sided lock fits 12" - 15" wheels on one side and 15" - 20" wheels on the other
  • Quick and easy installation - clamps around your tire and secures with included lock and key
    • Simply choose the side that fits your wheel, slide brackets together, lock, and walk away
  • Rubber coated arms protect wheels from scrapes and scratches
  • Thick, steel construction is strong and durable
  • Compact size allows for easy storage in the cab or trunk of your vehicle
  • Lock can be keyed alike to match other Rack'Em locks
    • To order keyed alike, select "Keyed Alike" from drop-down menu above and enter number of locks in Quantity box


  • Weight: 12 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty


  • Lock can be keyed alike to match other Rack'Em locks.
  • To order keyed alike locks, select "Keyed Alike" from drop-down menu above and enter number of locks in Quantity box.

Magnum Wheel Lock DimensionsMagnum Wheel Lock Dimensions

RA-25K Rack'Em Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock - Steel - 12" - 20" Diameter Wheels

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Rack'Em Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock - Steel - 12" - 20" Wheels - RA-25

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (208 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty wheel lock clasps around the tire of your truck, trailer, or other wheeled equipment to deter theft. Fits 12"-20" tires. Rubber-coated arms will not scratch your wheels. Can be keyed alike to match your other Rack'Em locks.


I have four expensive trailers, so I purchased two of these in January and two more in February. I had all four keyed alike. Now I only need to carry one key to unlock any of the four wheel locks. That is so convenient! I'm very impressed with the quality and how easy they are to use. They only take seconds to install or remove. (Unless you're a thief, then just "Fuhgeddaboudit")

After a year, Im still extremely impressed. I havent had any problems and all my trailers are safe and sound! I am still giving a rating of five stars ***** !
S. B - 02/08/2018


This is a good lighter weight wheel lock. The large side just fits my trailer wheel, so I suspect it is designed more for smaller trailers. It is not heavy duty and I suspect someone could still drive off with the trailer and the lock would snap off, but it is high visibility yellow and will keep the semi-honest honest.


Product arrived in quick fashion. Helped by the great team at etrailer. Once you try them no need to look elsewhere. Great products, great service.


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this wheel lock. The construction of this product is made from inexpensive steel that can be cut off in matter of minutes using a standard battery operated reciprocating saw. We purchased this product and then our trailer was stolen 3 days later. The culprit DID NOT have to worry about a lock because he simply just cut off the one arm of the unit. We lost a $10,000 trailer in a matter of minutes. Save your money, don't shop on this site for trailer locks. Rather, call an insurance broker, get insurance and then park it in a gated storage lot. I really wish I would have. See images attached.


easy to install. fast shipping. Folks tried to steal my trailer last week with my brand new Cub Cadet lawn tractor locked to the side of the trailer.

Hope this does the trick.


Really am pleased with this item. Easy to install, the forks sit snug to wheel. I pulled on trailer after installing. I feel a thief will move on to a easier target. Thanks.


I'm using this on a utility trailer but can find many more uses for it. Having the ability to use it on so many different wheel/tire sizes in one package is a major plus. Built tough to with stand many years of use. I originally had my hitch locked with a padlock, but still had concerns of theft. With the Magnum wheel lock, those concerns are now gone.


Just received Lock'em wheel lock and immediately put on boat trailer. I have had theft on my boat several times and was told by cops a lot of trailers are stolen here in Crimellas County Florida while out fishing. Would hate to come back to boat ramp only to find truck sitting with no trailer. Hopefully this will make them move on to the next one. Already used tongue lock but apparently those can easily be busted off with hammer. Easy to put on, takes seconds. Worth the time.


Very good product and their customer service is stellar! Jessica was amazing!


Heavy duty steel body and secure locking mechanism. Fit perfectly on my car hauler with 14 inch wheels. A little expensive but looks like it would deter all but the most determined thief.


Even though the product is a good idea, it doesn't quite fit in either setting. I haven't put it to a test because I don't want to damage my tire, but I think it can be pried off with the slack needed to fit on. Suggest some finer adjustment settings to allow it to snug up tightly. I doubled up and have the tongue lock too, and my trailer still sits where it was parked a year ago on my secluded lot, but then again, nothing else was stolen either, so better safe than sorry is the only thing to say about that.

If a thief is determined enough, just about any lock can be defeated. The idea is to provide deterrence, so hopefully the thief moves on to an easier target. Having a lock on the coupler as you do also adds another layer of deterrence.
-- Etrailer Expert Mike L - 05/30/2019


Just as described; ordered 2 (keyed alike). This makes me feel much more secure about having my trailer stored and not seeing it everyday to verify it’s security.


Easy on easy off!!!

Tlc - 06/08/2015


Product came quick and it was 100% corr ect.


Etrailer always has good reviews, good customer service, and great prices. Time will tell if the RA-25 is effective in preventing theft. It is really easy to attach - once its unlocked, you can remove the key and just clamp the 2 halves around the tire - done! I have a medium size atv trailer with 13" wheels and it fits good - the tips of the arms just touch the rim inside and out - there is no way its coming off. It is nice and flat making it easy to store when not in use. The keys and locking mechanism seem well made and work smoothly. Yes, I got locking lug nuts too, so its not easy to remove the wheel.

I still have my trailer so I guess the locks worked!! Seriouslythough, Im quite happy with both items, especially the rackem wheellock - it is so easy to use. It literally takes 5 seconds to attach orremove. Im very happy I bought it.
Matt N - 06/04/2014


We love our wheel lock! It's sturdy, yet easy to attach and adjust. Now we feel safer leaving our camper while at a park.


My covered trailer got stolen once before. So I bought a similar producr from amazon. I was not happy it was really light weight. I liked the concept. I noticed home depot uses these. I ordered 2 with matching keyes. . fresh out the box you can feel the difference. These were the real deal. Simple to install. And keeps my trailer safe.. thanks great product. Im looking to buy matching sets for my other trailers. Just wandering if I can get them keyed the same.


easy to use and versatile! This paired with a hitch lock secure my trailer in the driveway. Love the high visibility yellow paint too.


This wheel lock is reasonably priced, very well built and easy to install.
I also added a locking lug nut to the same tire that has the wheel lock, to eliminate any chance of a potential thief just removing and replacing the tire. I'm confident that my expensive enclosed cargo trailer is now extremely secure with this wheel lock and locking lug nut combination.

Working Great! All my trailers are safe and sound.
Scott B - 01/07/2018


Product easy to install. Peace of mind. No one tried to leave with my trailer so far


This wheel lock is just what I needed for storing a trailer. It is heavy duty and easy to install or remove when needed. It adjusts to fit the wheel and locks down with the turn of the key. Nothing can totally prevent theft, but a thief will have to work pretty hard to get my trailer with this wheel lock and the other anti-theft equipment that I use. Customer service at etrailer has always been outstanding and the shipping is always fast.

I use this wheel lock on a trailer that I store in Florida. It has been exposed to the sun and salt air for a year and yet it still looks and functions as if brand new. I couldnt be happier with this purchase.
Frank - 05/07/2017


All the information I've read about the RA-25 is true. Very easy operation and the level of security is excellent.


These wheel locks have made me feel better about leaving my trailer parked. The sun has faded the yellow over time and I did have a little trouble unlocking one but that was due to weather and rain. With a little WD-40 and a minute or two it works fine. So that is a tip...keep a little WD-40 or equivalent on hand or lubricate the mechanism and lock from time to time and all should be good.

Just fine. I keep them in the trailer tool box and use them when away from home. They still give a little extra peace of mind.
Bradley W - 08/03/2019


Not installed but they seem very good quality I’ll come back and and update review when I use the locks


Oh goodness, what a great design in the trailer wheel lock! We have a warmblood three horse trailer - bigger wheels - and this is just perfect. Keeping our investment safe!

Shipping was quick and easy too.

Thank you!

Excellent purchase! We feel our trailer is secure and the wheel lock if very easy in install and remove!! Yihaw!
Jae - 06/21/2018

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  • Solution for Lost Keys of Rack Em Wheel Lock RA-25
    What you can do is replace the lock and key with the part # RA25LOCK which will solve your lost key problem. With this you'd replace the lock cylinder and you'd have the correct replacement key for the # RA-25.
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  • How to Determine Which Replacement Key Is Needed for Rack 'Em Magnum Wheel Lock
    My Rack 'Em representative tells me that without the key number, you'd need to have the lock drilled out and replaced with # RA25LOCK replacement lock. When you get the replacement keys, I'd recommend you record the key number, and keep the information in a safe place where you can find it if needed.
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  • Is the Lock Mechanism on the Lock-em Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25 Replaceable or Permanent
    The Rack-em Manufacturing Lock-em Magnum Wheel Lock, part # RA-25, uses a replaceable tubular lock mechanism. We offer the replacement lock assembly as part # RA25LOCK, which comes with two tubular keys. The replacement procedure is simple enough: two spring-loaded dowels (one on each side) are pressed inward to unlock the internal housing which then slides out to reveal the access point for removing the original lock. This internal assembly fits snugly so a screwdriver will help to loosen...
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  • Recommended Trailer Wheel Lock
    One thing to remember is that locks are for keeping honest people honest. If a thief is determined enough and has enough time, any lock can be defeated. The key is to provide a deterrent, make the potential thief move on to an easier target. As far as convenience, strength and versatility goes, I would have to recommend the Lock em Magnum Wheel Lock, part # RA-25. This lock is simple to operate, is reasonably secure, and will fit a variety of wheel sizes from 12 to 20 inches.
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  • Can Two of the RackEm Manufacturing LockEm Magnum Wheel Lock, # RA-25 be Keyed Alike
    Yes, you can get 2 of the RackEm Manufacturing LockEm Magnum Wheel Lock, # RA-25, keyed alike. What you will do is look for the box that says Shipping Special and under that there is a pull down menu. Select Keyed Alike from the pull down menu. Then, under that, there is a box where you can enter how many you want. Enter 2 and then click the Add to Cart button. When the Wheel Locks arrive, they will both use the same key. I have included a video review of this wheel lock below.
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  • Do All Rack'em Magnum Wheel Locks Use the Same Key
    The Rack'em Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25 referenced in your question can indeed be ordered keyed-alike when selecting this option using the drop-down menu on the product page, however the Rack'em Wheel Locks do not all use the same key (there are MANY possible key numbers). When selecting the "Keyed Alike" option we just physically make sure that all of the locks you personally receive use the same key. If you were to select "Keyed Unique" on the product page we wouldn't do this...
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  • Correct Placement of Rack 'Em Lock 'em Magnum Wheel Lock
    The Rack 'em Lock 'em Magnum wheel lock, part # RA-25, can be installed on the front or back of the tire. Moving the tire one direction will force the lock to the ground to hold it in place or moving it the other will force the lock against the vehicle it's installed on. I've linked a video demonstrating it. I do recommend installing the lock with the key hole towards the outside of the vehicle. It'll work either way but it makes getting to the key easier for you.
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  • Would Pulling Pin of Trailer Breakaway Kit Work as Anti-Theft Device
    If you pulled the pin of your breakaway kit the brakes would be held for as long as the battery of the trailer could provide the amperage to activate the brakes. It wouldn't be long enough at all to be an effective anti-theft device so that wouldn't be a great route for an anti theft solution. Instead I'd recommend a wheel lock like the Rack Em Magnum Wheel Lock part # RA-25 to keep the trailer from being moved.
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  • Trailer Lock Recommendation for Trailer With Bulldog Coupler Attached to Tow Vehicle
    I have a solution that will work great for you, but there really isn't a great way to lock a Bulldog coupler to a hitch ball. What I would recommend you do is use a wheel lock like the part # RA-25 which will attach to a wheel whether or not it is hitched up to a ball mount.
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  • Could Rack em Wheel Lock RA-25 Work on Side by Side Tire Size 25x8.00-12
    You'd only need to install one wheel lock on a trailer. If you really wanted to install more there's no reason you couldn't but typically only one is ever used. The part # RA-25 will work for you but it'll fit better on the smaller tire size.
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  • Will the Rack'em Manufacturing Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25 Fit 12 inch Boat Wheel
    Yes, the Rack'em Manufacturing Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25 can fit wheels that are from 12 inches to 20 inches in diameter. The kit comes with two size hooks on either end. One is smaller for 12"-15" wheels, the other 15"-20" wheels.
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  • Will The Rackem Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25 Prevent Wheel From Turning
    It would be very hard for someone to move the trailer with the Rack'em Magnum Wheel Lock, part # RA-25, attached to your wheel. When the unit is locked the prongs will not move, but the prongs are designed to go through the wheel hole. The tire would have to drive over the lock unit each time the wheel rotated for the wheel to turn. With opportunity and time a determined thief will normally get the item they are after. Using the wheel lock will help deter theft and make your trailer harder...
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  • Can the Ends of the Rackem Magnum Wheel Lock be Cut with Bolt Cutters
    I pulled the Rack em Magnum Wheel Lock, # RA-25, and found that it measured 1 inch x 7/8 of an inch at its narrowest point at the end of the arms. It would be difficult for a thief to use bolt cutters to cut through the arms of this wheel lock and if they did manage to do so, cutting near the ends of the arms will most likely not be enough to actually remove the lock from the wheel. They would have to cut through a thicker section to remove the lock. One thing to remember is that locks...
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  • Will the Rack'em Manufacturing Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25 fit a 14 inch Rim
    Yes, the Rack'em Manufacturing Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25 can fit a wide range of wheel/tire sizes and would work well on your 14 inch rim that has a tire with an overall diameter of 30 inches.
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  • Lock Recommendation for Gooseneck Trailer with Popup RV1 Coupler
    Not to further confuse you, but we actually have a total of 8 Blaylock gooseneck coupler locks. They are all designed to fit different styles of gooseneck couplers. I have a solution for you, but the RV1 Popup coupler you have is not one that any of them are designed to fit. Your best option would be a wheel lock like the Rack em Lock part # RA-25 as it will immobilize your trailer just like a coupler lock except doesn't matter what style of coupler you have.
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  • Can a Magnum Wheel Lock be Keyed Alike?
    Yes, you can purchase multiple Magnum Wheel Locks, # RA-25, with the same key number. It is easiest to purchase them at the same time and select the "Keyed Alike" option, which will ensure that they are the same number.
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  • Is There a Guarantee for the Rack'em Manufacturing Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25
    Can we guarantee that the Rack'em Manufacturing Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25 will prevent all trailer thefts? I wish we could but a determined thief with enough opportunity and dedication will normally get what they want. We've sold quite a few of these though and our customers do really like it. I wish it was possible to say how many thefts it actually has prevented, but so far we haven't had anyone come back and say it was defeated and the trailer was stolen.
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  • Could Rack Em Wheel Lock # RA-25 Be Used on ATV Wheel
    Yes, we've had customers install the Wheel Lock part # RA-25 on ATV wheels and they reported back that it fit and worked well.
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  • Recommendation to Prevent Trailer Theft by Using Safety Chains
    It is possible to move a trailer by just attaching to it's safety cables. Most people would avoid the method you described as the trailer will slam into the back of the tow vehicle while stopping. Basically it wouldn't be a thief's ideal method for theft of a trailer but it would be an option. As a way to prevent that type of theft I would recommend a wheel lock like the part # RA-25. This will attach to your rim and will make it nearly impossible to move the trailer. Check out the review...
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  • Will Rack'em Manufacturing Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25 Work on Trailer with Brakes
    I spoke with my contact at Rack'em and for the best protection you will want to clamp the Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock, # RA-25, together as close as possible. Since your trailer has a limited amount of clearance between the brakes and your rims you will just want to position the one side of the clamp through the rim and on the other side slide the clamp as close as possible to the rim/brake. Installing it in this way will still give you a good amount of theft protection.
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  • Will Rackem Wheel Lock Fit on a a 37 x 12.5 Inch Tire
    I went out to the warehouse and pulled a Rack'em wheel lock # RA-25 to measure it. You will be able to use it on a tire that is 12-1/2 inches wide provided the tire is on 15 to 20 inch wheels. The size in question would be the wheel diameter.
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  • What are the Dimensions of the Rackem Lockem Magnum Wheel Lock # RA-25
    I went out to the warehouse and pulled a Rackem wheel lock # RA-25 to measure it for you. The overall length is 20-3/8 inches. The overall width is 11-1/16 inches, and the height is just under 3-3/4 inches. You can separate the 2 halves of this wheel lock. The overall length will still be 20-3/8 inches. The width of each half will be 8-1/2 inches.
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  • Will Rackem Wheel Lock # RA-25 Fit Two Wheels At The Same Time On A Tandem Trailer
    I pulled a Rack'em Magnum Wheel Lock, part # RA-25 from our warehouse and tried it out on a couple of tandem trailers we have here. I tried to attach the lock to a tandem trailer with 14 inch tires on it. It is designed to really be used on one wheel at a time. The distance between the tires was almost 7 inches and the lock was unable to clamp to both wheels at the same time. I have attached a photo of the lock system that shows the width of the bar that separates the locking arms. Note...
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  • Are There Keyed Alike Wheel Locks For Tandem Axle Trailer
    Yes, there are wheel locks that are available for a tandem axle trailer that you can have keyed alike. They aren't lug nut locks like the but instead standard locks that clamp around your tire and wheel to secure them, and you can get multiple locks with the same key by choosing the "Keyed Alike" option on the drop-down page. These will work so long as your trailer has wheels that are between 12" and 20", which most do: - Rack'em Lock'em Magnum Wheel Lock - Steel - 12" - 20" Wheels #...
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