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Old 02-22-2012, 02:29 PM   #1
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ok so i am pretty freakin amazed i found these keys. i thought id never see them again. they were sitting there for about 30 thousand miles or so, and it was a horizontal surface about 6" from the ground. we have 6 speed bumps each way in and out of the apartment complex, and ive gone from chicago to birmingham countless times and they just sat there patiently.

heres a vid. its definitely worth watching to get the whole story.


i checked the clicker at the little autozone check your remote thing and it still works. ive just gotta re program it so itll work with my car again.


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My car eats tools. I have quite a few lost in obscure nooks and crannies. Never had that happen with keys though.
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I could NEVER get that lucky!

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whats weird was they were in my coat pocket. i have no idea how they got there. i didnt even have to lean to took up the jumper cables.

and i know right? i just wish id of found them that day instead of paying about $130 to get the new keys cut and the clicker lol.
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There'* a 13mm socket behind a body panel, and a 15mm socket somewhere on my subframe (if that hasn't fallen out somewhere between here and Jersey). I lost them last year, and I don't plan on seeing either one again.
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I can't count the number of times my car has eaten sockets only to be found months down the road. Only thing it hasn't coughed up is my channel locks.
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Very nice, I recently found one of the clips that holds my relay panel cover at the firewall, I was doing an inner tie rod and it pooped it out.
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lol. i actually reprogrammed the clickers and they both work with the car now, and i havent even opened the one that was down there so long the buttons are wore down. i do think there is some gunk in there though because i have to work really hard to get the old one to unlock or pop the trunk. ill have to open it at some point and clean the contacts.
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that reminds me i have to clean the one that came with my truck for some reason its covered in a brown sticky substance and it looks terrible
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