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Old 07-20-2006, 02:57 PM   #11
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Local locksmith in Albany does VATS keys for $19. Get 'em made while you're here!
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I paid $27 at the dealership for both the ignition key and the door key

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Old 07-20-2006, 03:16 PM   #13
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oh hush, you dan't have to pay for tax bill and don, well, i don't have a good excuse for you....
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Old 07-20-2006, 03:22 PM   #14
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My $27 keys included 6% Tax ... LMAO

I had mine made as a spare set incase I locked myself out of the car... I always like to have a 3rd set...

I usually keep the spare set around my neck( On long trips only ) as a just incase

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Old 07-20-2006, 03:28 PM   #15
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You people are luck, I tried several places including Home Depot and everyone told me the ignition key had to be duplicated by the dealer. They charged me over $50.00 and not including tax.......for one key.
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Home Depot won't ever do VATS keys. Call your local locksmith. I have two each in the two cities I live and work in that will do them.
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Home Depot won't ever do VATS keys. Call your local locksmith. I have two each in the two cities I live and work in that will do them.
Approximate population of the U.*. 250 Mil. approximately population of Canada, 25 Mil. For every 10 locksmiths you have ........we have approximately 1 , therefore supply and demand dictates that they usually charge more due to the fact that there is not as much competition, the same goes for almost any auto part. I wish auto parts were cheaper in Canada......I really do. Unless you find a loophole.........that'* the going price here. Maybe some other Canadian'* will chime in. Willwren, your probably right in saying that the locksmith'* would charge less that the dealer, the unfortunate part is that the time that it would have taken me to look one up in the book added gas to go there would have cost me more in time and added gas ( $5.04 per gal) when the dealer was across the street.

Thanks for the suggestion.
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Frank...I don't get it..

50% of the parts I buy have a stamp on them saying "Made in Mexico", the other 50% say "Made in Canada"..

So why do you guys charge yourselves more for stuff that was made there?
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Bill, There is a Bacardi (rum) distillery about 3 miles from where I live, yet you can buy it 50% cheaper down the street from your place. Why…it'* called taxes.....supply and demand....amount other things. I don't smoke but I know that a pack of cigarettes in Canada costs around $7.00 to $9.00 each; smokers please correct me if I'm wrong. Now let me ask you...........what does a pack of smokes cost there? The list goes on and on.
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Bill, There is a Bacardi (rum) distillery about 3 miles from where I live, yet you can buy it 50% cheaper down the street from your place. Why…it'* called taxes.....supply and demand....amount other things. I don't smoke but I know that a pack of cigarettes in Canada costs around $7.00 to $9.00 each; smokers please correct me if I'm wrong. Now let me ask you...........what does a pack of smokes cost there? The list goes on and on.
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