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Old February 17th 06, 05:00 AM posted to rec.autos.makers.ford.mustang
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Default Removing ignition switch without key.

> Without the key on an old car like that you can pick the lock and avoid a
> lot of trouble. I'm no locksmith but I've done it lots of times.
>
> Al



Are you a thief?

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Old February 17th 06, 06:47 PM posted to rec.autos.makers.ford.mustang
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On 15 Feb 2006 19:39:40 -0800, "Brendan" >
wrote:

>Hi,
>66 mustang...Can I remove the ignition switch without the key (keys are
>lost) as I am having trouble. I have a new tumbler with keys and switch
>assembley but cant seem to twist the assembly out from behind the
>dash.? Avoiding drilling it out but maybe I have to.

Here is a possible alternative.... contact a locksmith. My dad seems
to recall that they can cut a key with just enough on it to turn the
cylinder, and it would only be a couple of bucks, kronor, Deutsche,
Euros, lira, pesos, escudos, shillings, or whatever
: 0 ) Don't even need a key for a pattern.
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1965 Ford Mustang Fastback 2+2, Vintage Burgundy
w/Black Std Interior, A Code 289 C4 Trac-Lok;
Vintage 40 16" rims w/225/50ZR16 KDWS BF Goodrich
gForce Radial T/As, Cobra drop; surround sound
audio-video...
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Old February 20th 06, 03:25 AM posted to rec.autos.makers.ford.mustang
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Default Removing ignition switch without key.

Thanks for the info Spike and others. I will try a locksmith.
Brendan

Spike wrote:
> On 15 Feb 2006 19:39:40 -0800, "Brendan" >
> wrote:
>
> >Hi,
> >66 mustang...Can I remove the ignition switch without the key (keys are
> >lost) as I am having trouble. I have a new tumbler with keys and switch
> >assembley but cant seem to twist the assembly out from behind the
> >dash.? Avoiding drilling it out but maybe I have to.

> Here is a possible alternative.... contact a locksmith. My dad seems
> to recall that they can cut a key with just enough on it to turn the
> cylinder, and it would only be a couple of bucks, kronor, Deutsche,
> Euros, lira, pesos, escudos, shillings, or whatever
> : 0 ) Don't even need a key for a pattern.
> --
>
> Spike
> 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback 2+2, Vintage Burgundy
> w/Black Std Interior, A Code 289 C4 Trac-Lok;
> Vintage 40 16" rims w/225/50ZR16 KDWS BF Goodrich
> gForce Radial T/As, Cobra drop; surround sound
> audio-video...
> See my ride at....
> Feb 2004- http://207.36.208.198/albums/86810/003_May_21_3004.jpg
> Feb 2004- http://207.36.208.198/albums/86810/005_May_21_2004.jpg
> Jul 2005- http://207.36.208.198/albums/86810/d..._11_05_002.jpg
> Jul 2005- http://207.36.208.198/albums/86810/E...ebuild_006.jpg


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Old February 25th 06, 03:11 AM posted to rec.autos.makers.ford.mustang
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"Spike" > wrote in message
...
: Easier to jerk a couple of wires.

No... no it isn't.
Three twists to screw it in
One - MAYBE two yanks on the slide and POW you are gone.

Provided the SOB starts right up and runs.

KJK



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Old February 25th 06, 03:14 AM posted to rec.autos.makers.ford.mustang
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"Big Al" > wrote in message
...
:
: "kenG2" > wrote in message
: . ..
: > You need the correct key and a paper clip wire to stick in the little
hole
: > while in acc..,however the theives use a slide hammer equipped with a
: > tapered screw in the keyhole and then a screwdriver,,Seems like they had
: no
: > problem everytime they attempted(and failed) to steal my mustang with
the
: > transmission lock.
: > Ken
:
: Without the key on an old car like that you can pick the lock and avoid a
: lot of trouble. I'm no locksmith but I've done it lots of times.
:
: Al
:

On some of the older models, if the ignition is well worn you can slide the
key in and out rapidly while putting forward force on the key (as in turning
it on to start it) and with some blind luck you may hit just the right spot
and it will turn BUT this is much more common in older GM vehicles than in
Fords. In older GMs it was pretty easy much of the time.

KJK
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Old February 25th 06, 03:15 AM posted to rec.autos.makers.ford.mustang
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"Brendan" > wrote in message
oups.com...
: Thanks for the info Spike and others. I will try a locksmith.
: Brendan

Hmph!
Shoulda done that in the first place

KJK




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Old December 21st 17, 12:00 AM posted to rec.autos.makers.ford.mustang
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Default Removing ignition switch without key.

On Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at 9:39:40 PM UTC-6, Brendan wrote:
> Hi,
> I own a 66 mustang but we did not get the keys when we bought it and I was wondering what the easiest way to get the key cylinder out without the key was.

 




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