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Old 08-23-2013, 05:14 PM   #1
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Key cutting?

The "local" Porsche shop wants to charge me an hour of labor to cut one key, which is ridiculous. Has anyone ever tried a locksmith? They are a lot cheaper, but I'm not sure if they can cut this style of key. I'm going to try to pay the locksmith a visit next week, but was wondering if anyone else had tried this. I don't want to go in there and have them laugh at me

I tried Ace Hardware today and the guy looked at me like I was some kind of alien
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Old 08-23-2013, 06:16 PM   #2
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keysinthepost.com go on this website and email them a picture of your current key and they will send you an invoice for $24.99 and in a few days a new key in the mail. Unbelievable, but mine works like a new one. You will get only the blade to put in your own plastic head. I am not aware of any lock smiths that can cut these keys.
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Old 08-23-2013, 07:05 PM   #4
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Thank you both! I just used the keysinthepost website and it was really easy! Hopefully the key will be here soon. My transmitter thingy works ok but the key is splitting in the middle and sometimes it's hard to get it in or out.
I bought a cheap blank on eBay, so I guess I'll have a spare blank key but that's ok.

Thanks again!!!
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