People who’ve gotten their keys copied at hardware stores or big box outlets often ask me why the key copies don’t work. What is so hard about cutting a key?
This merry old Oldsmobile had no keys.
Every now and then someone needs a key for an airplane. The tiny, two-seat cockpit makes airline seats seem big.
The “door” lock came right out (first photo). Lock is on lower cowling.
The ignition switch did not come out, so I…
Mercury Comet, state of the art in 1963, needed door and trunk keys.
In a house fire, don’t forget to grab your car keys. Otherwise, they melt. In the past two years, we’ve made keys for three vehicles, all their keys lost in house fires.
Back at the restored Caboose in Colfax, CA
Cutting keys is only about 10% of what we do. With this Chevy van, the keys were working intermittently in the ignition. Why? Well, that’s what we’re about to find out.
First, take the shroud off, upper and lower. The…
Be sure to purchase your key fobs from a reputable source. In order to make the fobs work, we plug our computer into your car’s OBD port under the dash, then program the new key to your car’s computer….