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Lock question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jefferson, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. Aug 31, 2009 at 7:06 PM
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    jefferson

    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    I came back to my truck yesterday afternoon to find this on the driver side:

    [​IMG]

    Which sucks. What's rad about it is they didn't do anything else, and couldn't get in. The passenger side is okay though. BUT now i have a lock that the key won't fit into. I'd love to see the assclown and stick a screwdriver where it doesn't belong right back to the fucker...

    Anyway, anyone else had this happen to them? What did they end up doing? I use keyless entry, so I don't really use the key all that much (unless I’m surfing or something where I have to take the key with me) so.. I was thinking of getting those key hole covers.. or maybe seeing how much a locksmith would be. Any advice to those who have traveled this crap path before??

    On an unrelated note:

    [​IMG]

    She’s all grown up… *sniff!
     
  2. Aug 31, 2009 at 7:21 PM
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    JKD

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    New lock cylinder shouldn't be too much. At least it doesn't look like they boogered up the plastic handle.
     
  3. Aug 31, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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    jefferson

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    Nope. fucker was considerate...

    I'll call the dealer tomorrow and see how much it is.. don't have any experience with locks whatsoever..
     
  4. Sep 2, 2009 at 10:52 AM
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    WOW Jeff, that really sucks! :(

    I hope everything gets taken care of soon...
     
  5. Sep 2, 2009 at 10:57 AM
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    jefferson

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    thanks - i dunno what i will do honestly.. key doenst go in, and i use keyless entry anyway.. passenger side key works.. so.. i might just leave it considering it will cost me $$ to fix it.. maybe figure out what to do and hit up mod day..? I dunno yet..
     
  6. Sep 2, 2009 at 10:58 AM
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    Maybe just use one of those "caps" to cover it up as a small temporary fix?
     
  7. Sep 2, 2009 at 10:59 AM
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    I was thinking the same thing! I saw a thread about them somewhere around here but i'm lame at searching i guess - cant find it!
     
  8. Sep 2, 2009 at 11:00 AM
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    Jeff,
    That sucks. You should get a Hitch Safe for your keys....assuming you have a tow hitch to put it in. Since you use keyless entry, hook up your battery to the lock core so it shocks the jerk next time.
     
  9. Sep 2, 2009 at 11:01 AM
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  10. Sep 2, 2009 at 11:30 AM
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    I want to get one for when i go surfing. its better than tying it to my wetsuit and then going into the ocean.....

    Thanks, emailed him! i got the bumper ones from lowes
     
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