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Old 09-27-2011, 09:05 PM
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lost key

lost the only key for my 81 380slc. Took a trip over to the dealership who were quite nice to take my $40 and order me a new key via my vin #. Picked up the key and it won't fit any lock on the 380. Any ideas....thanks

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Old 09-27-2011, 09:20 PM
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Well, if thats the case... I suspect someone in the cars past had a stuck ignition tumbler, so instead of doing the right (labor inten$ive) thing, they just exchanged the door, trunk and ignition locks and took those keys.

If that's the case, it isn't possible to get a key made at the dealer, as they use the VIN to code the key, but maybe a locksmith can do it?
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Old 09-28-2011, 10:29 AM
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Automotive locksmith will fix in a jiffy...

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