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Complete with 1966 coins LOL  41CD1961-2F52-4099-91B8-FA20CA41CBA7.jpeg



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66 327 sd wrote:

Complete with 1966 coins LOL 


 Cool Geoff. Since I acquired my car, I've been saving all my '64 change.smile



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Even has the original -Knock-out portion left 



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Ya I love that! Carter cut the keys as per the codes!...poetic isn't it lol..Although I didn't end up with "correct keys" I didget two sets that work. The ignition/door keys are correct aftermarket with no knockouts and the glovebox/console//trunk keys are correct GM with knockouts but they are Cadillac ones with the Caddy "V" and crest on one side.

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Carter cut the keys as per the codes!...poetic isn't it lol..


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I'm glad that you were able to get your codes & blanks. As an FYI the old hexagonal head keys were used beyond '66 but the guide slots were revised and a greater number of codes were used. Then for '69 they went with the square head using the 1967+ guide slots.

 

My '67 keys still have the punch-outs in place but I always used the spare set with the square head.



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Nice info....Thank you!

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seventy2plus2 wrote:
I had Highwood Lock & Key in High River cut me new GM keys from the old keys for the 70 454 Laurentian.  He looked at the old ones, figured out the codes, and cut new ones.   

The Highwood guy is very good at what he does.
I used to deal with the parts manager in Southgate Chevrolet (was in Midnapore at the time; the building is now run by AHC);
She too could cut keys correct by looking at the highs and lows on the key.

Back to the Highwood guy he helped me out with a small safe I inherited;
At the time I inherited it, I had cryptic opening instructions that my deceased relative wrote, that he was able to make sense of for me, during the same visit I asked if he could get me another key so that I might have two;
I was told by him after an exhaustive search (probably a couple months, and apparently he reached out to several suppliers ect) that there were no blanks to be found anywhere... Diplomat brand, out of Korea iirc.



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I also have the original keys for my 1959 Parisienne Coupe.

 

 

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What i have always thought for 40 years is that the GM keys were the only key blanks that were offered by GM for GM cars. The B.and S. blanks were the after market key blanks for GM cars. I have never heard that B.and S. made blanks directly for GM. Cheers.



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