Ok, I'll give that a try.
I did loosen the allen screw, but it didn't seem like the lock loosened up much at all.
I read something about turning the key some amount of rotation, I think 60 degrees or something, but I don't remember which direction. I'll giggle it a little bit to see what I can accomplish.
MB 1986 190D in my past
MB 1987 300E on the street
MB 1994 'Smoke Silver' E420 in my driveway
1999 Mazda Miata in the fun stable
1964 E-Type Jaguar Coupe- Sold
1970 E-Type Jaguar Coupe- Sold
1968 Corvair Monza Conv. with Turbo Transplant- Sold
1986 Merkur Xr4ti- abandoned
various mundane American autos
If I'd known then what I know now...
Hell, I'd probably still have done it anyways.