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March 12, 2015, 04:41:13 pm

STUBBIE

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one key?
« on: March 12, 2015, 04:41:13 pm »
does anyone know where i can get a set of locks for a mk1. i'm tired of no security. i have a key that works my driver door and ignition. but the passenger door and rear hatch are other keys which i don't have.



Reply #1March 12, 2015, 07:21:38 pm

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Re: one key?
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2015, 07:21:38 pm »
It's not too hard to key the others alike.

Pull the cylinders out and move a few of the wafers around to get a match. Even if you have to leave a few out, it is cheaper/easier than going to the locksmith or using different keys.

Howto:
http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?3496179-How-to-Repair-or-re-key-door-locks

Reply #2March 13, 2015, 10:33:22 am

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« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2015, 10:33:22 am »
wow that is unbelievably simple. word up! thanks man

Reply #3March 28, 2015, 11:23:14 am

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« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2015, 11:23:14 am »
You don't need a bag of extra tumblers.  Just swap the ones in the cylinder until they as close as you can get and then grind down any that poke up further than the cylinder.
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