rekeying locks in a type 44

Wallace White wallace at
Mon Sep 9 08:45:30 EDT 2002

Great write-up, Mike!

When I replaced my driver's door handle, I found that I could just
re-arrange the wafers in the new one to match the old ones. Could there
really be ten different sizes?

- Wallace
   '87 5kcstq 190k

Mike Arman wrote:

> As I recall, there are ten different sizes for the wafers, times seven
> slots, so there are quite a few possible key combinations available. Don't
> get lazy and leave some of the wafers out if you can't find one that fits -
> that will work, but it does compromise the security of the lock.

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