[Healeys] Keys

Simon Lachlan simon.lachlan at homecall.co.uk
Tue Aug 23 11:24:38 MDT 2016

No, but I did once find a pair of (fellow) students trying to steal that
car. (Joy ride it only(?) perhaps). They'd got so far, but the starter
button fooled them.

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Dimmock [mailto:austin.healey at gmail.com] 
Sent: 23 August 2016 18:19
To: Simon Lachlan
Cc: healeys
Subject: Re: [Healeys] Keys

But did that open your doors, boot, and glovebox?
Ok. I know you don't have a glovebox. 

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> On 24 Aug 2016, at 1:21 AM, Simon Lachlan <simon.lachlan at homecall.co.uk>
> I can't speak for anything other my own experience...But, I could 
> always start my early MkII BT7 by putting a spare fuse between the 
> only other two fuses on the block. Do that; press the button and off 
> we went. (In essence, I suppose you were shorting into the permanently
live side).
> Simon
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Healeys [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of 
> Rusty Lesher
> Sent: 23 August 2016 11:56
> To: 'Chris Dimmock'; 'Fred Wescoe'
> Cc: 'healeys'
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Keys
> A friend of mine once started my 1959 100/6 with a key from his 
> Triumph motorcycle!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Healeys [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of 
> Chris Dimmock
> Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2016 11:52 AM
> To: Fred Wescoe <fredwescoe at gmail.com>
> Cc: healeys <healeys at autox.team.net>
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Keys
> If you have the lock numbers (e.g on the locks, or heritage cert) then 
> look on EBay.
> America stuffed the system by making keys on demand. 
> But the English system was perfect -
> Wilmot Breedan pre cut keys.
> Original. 
> Pre cut keys. 
> Wilmot Breedan. 
> Bought some spare originals for my BJ8 - $6 AU each incl post just 3 
> months ago.
> If you just want a key - most shopping malls have a key cutter guy who 
> will cut you a key for $20 on his modern blank.
> Best
> Chris
>> On 21 Aug 2016, at 11:13 PM, Fred Wescoe <fredwescoe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Does anyone know where I can get replacement keys for the ignition, 
>> glove
> box, doors and trunk for a 66 BJ8

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