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Old 05-01-2011, 09:08 PM   #1
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Default Lost keys to '84 Venture

Can a locksmith make a new key and what would he/she need.

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Old 05-02-2011, 05:19 AM   #2
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They can make the key with nothing more than the tools they carry around. They use a gizmo they stick in the lock to figure out what shape the key needs to work.

A dealer can replace the key with the key code, but I assume that's long gone by now.
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You know that JC Whitney sells ignition replacement sets?????
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You know that JC Whitney sells ignition replacement sets?????
Yea but then you have to worry about any "aux." locks......like fork lock, seat release, helmet locks.....etc.

I think I'd contact a locksmith or two first.......and a dealer or two.

Sometimes they can get a key given the VIN of the bike........but probably not one that old.
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