Re: [DMCForum] Dude, where's my key? Was: What was I thinking?
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Re: [DMCForum] Dude, where's my key? Was: What was I thinking?



I don't see how a new key will help that much...

If you have the 1 key system, you'll at least get a door key, but unless
you cut the same key in half, you won't have the ignition key.

Wouldn't it be funny to "convert" your car to a 2 key system?  1 key to
open the door, and the same key cut in half for the ignition?  Hmmm.
Getting inside that ignition is probably really going to be a pain huh.

Jim


On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 13:13:00 -0000 "cruznmd" <racuti1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
writes:
> I did not lock any working keys in my car. I lost my one working key.
> 
> When I first bought the car, I knew nothing of DeLoreans. The PO 
> handed me one stubby key. It did not unlock the doors but it did 
> start the car. I asked her if she had a door key and she said "no". 
> I 
> drove away assuming I was missing a door key and that DeLoreans just 
> 
> had wierd, short, ignition keys. The door handles were both broken 
> off, so I had to leave a window rolled down anyway.
> 
> Fast forward 3 months. I've replaced the door handles and now I've 
> discovered that the stubby key is a broken key, and the rest of it 
> is 
> lodged in the ignition switch. The broken key had been filed smooth 
> so that it doesn't look broken.
> 
> Ken Creason told me how to find the key code on my car. He cut me 
> one, mailed it to me and advised me to get copies made (which I've 
> been trying to do locally). I have 2 brand-new blanks locked in my 
> car.
> 
> I lost my only working key, probably in Florida, in my uncle's yard. 
> 
> He says he can't find it. This is why I don't care if I can safely 
> break into the car. I still need a key cut to drive it. It's in the 
> mail (hopefully).
> 
> Hope that clears it up.
> 
> Rich
> 
> --- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Scott Mueller" 
> <scott.a.mueller@xxxx> wrote:
> > I missed how you locked your keys in your car.
> > 
> > Refresh my memory.
> > 
> > Scott
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: cruznmd [mailto:racuti1@xxxx] 
> > Sent: Sunday, December 28, 2003 6:32 PM
> > To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [DMCForum] What was I thinking? (Mostly on topic)
> > 
> > 
> > Now tell me again, -why- I bought a basket-case DeLorean?
> > 
> > Was it because it was cheaper? Uh...partly but that wasn't totally 
> 
> it. Was
> > it because I was bored? Hm...sort of but I never was so bored I 
> > wanted my hobby to make me scream in frustration.
> > 
> > Oh yeah! I remember now. I remember thinking, "If we only buy the 
> > bestest, nicesest cars the population will eventually dwindle to 
> > nothing. This means if I care about the lifespan of the marque, I 
> > should find one in an advanced state of decay and put it back 
> > together.
> > 
> > This wasn't a dumb line of reasoning was it? If people didn't 
> think 
> > this way, we'd have no original condition Ford Model A's or T's 
> right?
> > 
> > 
> > Rich A.
> 
> 
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