Plus, in case you misunderstood the first time, I'm -locked out-. I NEED a complete key to open the dang doors. --- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Jim Strickland <ihaveanaccount@xxxx> wrote: > 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@xxxx> > 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. > > > > > > > > > > ------------------------ Yahoo! Groups Sponsor > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > To visit your group on the web, go to: > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DMCForum/ > > > > To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: > > DMCForum-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: > > http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/ > > > > > > > > > ________________________________________________________________ > The best thing to hit the internet in years - Juno SpeedBand! > Surf the web up to FIVE TIMES FASTER! > Only $14.95/ month - visit www.juno.com to sign up today! Yahoo! Groups Sponsor ADVERTISEMENT <http://rd.yahoo.com/SIG=12c7u3fjg/M=266841.4316200.5507732.1261774/D=egro upweb/S=1705126215:HM/EXP=1072813333/A=1911858/R=0/*http://www.lifescapein c.com/picasa/landing.php?capid=222&caId=1987> click here <http://us.adserver.yahoo.com/l?M=266841.4316200.5507732.1261774/D=egroupm ail/S=:HM/A=1911858/rand=438493041> _____ Yahoo! Groups Links * To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DMCForum/ * To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: DMCForum-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:DMCForum-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=Unsubscribe> * Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of Service <http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/> .