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Re: Trunk Lock(and re-keying gas caps.)
Tony Lum <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've re-keyed the gas cap several times. All you need is a 3 jaw puller
> and a dime size piece of steel plate. Place the plate over the lock
> cylinder and position the 3 jaw evenly around the plastic cap. Slowly
> tighten the center screw until the plastic cap pulls off. On the last
> one I did, the 3 jaw slipped on me and chipped the plastic cover so take
> your time. You can now remove the lock cylinder by pulling the clip off
> the end. Rearrange the keys, or remove the keys as necessary so that
> your ignition key correctly depresses keys flush with the lock cylinder.
> To re-assembly it helps to have a press and a 30MM socket. Place the
> socket on the bottom of the gas cap and press on the plastic cap with the
> appropriate bushing.
Excellent post! I wondered about how to do this. I think I'll begin my
webpage compilation of how-to's (per Huw's suggestion and shining example)
with this post.