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Old 01-01-2017, 03:47 PM   #1
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lost key and locked steering column...

Hey everyone. Hoping for some help and some suggestions.

I am in the process of moving and left my project car as the last thing to move. Somehow I lost my only key between yesterday and today...The steering column is locked and I need to get the car out of the house I was renting in the next week...

Anyone have any suggestions as to how to unlock the steering column? I think I can figure out how to Hotwire the car myself, but I'm really not sure what to do about the steering column without breaking too many things.
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Old 01-01-2017, 03:50 PM   #2
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Bring your title to dealer....super old commonly asked question. keys are still available from dealer. PS has to be in your name...
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Old 01-01-2017, 04:09 PM   #3
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don't have the title in my name yet, hence "project"...Not sure if its worth paying to title yet. I have never heard of a dealer being able to get you a key though...

Either way, is there a way to remove the steering column lock?
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Old 01-01-2017, 04:31 PM   #4
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OP's prolly trina steal e30
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Old 01-01-2017, 05:17 PM   #5
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How much is it to title the car? $50 bucks? a basic key is $38 bucks vs screwing up the oem set up. Otherwise there is google.
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Old 01-01-2017, 06:32 PM   #6
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its going to cost me more to title the car then $50...Regardless, I need the car out of my old garage in a week. I have a big boy job, can't really play around during the week days and I get one day off this week which happens to be the day the dmv is close. Thanks for the help though.
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Old 01-02-2017, 05:57 AM   #7
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You have only two options, get a key from the dealer or destroy the steering column to get it unlocked. People used to do this at the junkyard to get the steering wheel. Search google for the directions.
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Old 01-02-2017, 02:24 PM   #8
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Look up "Bump Key" no idea if it will work on a car, but it works on other types of lock
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