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Old 06-26-2014, 11:26 AM   #1
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key without electoronics ?

I need an extra key without the electronics which i can take with me on the water inside my wetsuit (kitesurfing)

it's for a 2001 986 model, dealer cant help me

Anybody has suggestions ?

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Old 06-26-2014, 11:30 AM   #2
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keysinthepost.com will cut you one for $25. You just email them a picture of your key and they will send you a replacement.
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Old 06-26-2014, 11:31 AM   #3
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Do a web search for Boxster spare key

Porsche Ignition Keys

3 Button Remote Key Keyless Fob Case Shell Uncut Blade for Boxster Cayenne 996 | eBay

probably a bunch on ebay in europe/UK
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Why can't you just put it in a water proof bag? That should be relativesly easy and cheap. Do you have a rack? How do you fit all that stuff in the Box?
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I bought the blanks on ebay for $7 each without a head. You need some kind of head though to turn the key easy.

Some locksmiths may have the proper equipment to cut a key if you supply the blank.
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Old 06-26-2014, 12:58 PM   #6
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Thanks guys, i'm gonna buy one of those headless keys and find me a locksmith!!
Will fit perfect in the special pocket of my wetsuit.

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FYI, I searched diligently about a year ago for a locksmith that could cut a key for me to no avail. They all said that due to the design of the key, it was not possible without the right equipment.
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You could go convict style and treat your key as if you were smuggling drugs into prison. However getting the key back sometimes has to wait until the next morning
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Old 06-28-2014, 07:07 PM   #9
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Cutting a key that will turn the ignition switch is only 1/3 of the way to having the car start. Even the valet key (no remote) has a transponder coil that needs to be programmed into the alarm system.
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You don't need the transponder to unlock the door.
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Old 06-29-2014, 01:12 PM   #11
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I'm thinking the door will open, but unless a key is put in the ignition switch with a valid transponder code, the alarm will activate.
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I prefer a hide-a-key for surfing/sailing/diving. $10 YMMV

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