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Re: How to defeat locking steering wheel?

To: Max Heim <>
Subject: Re: How to defeat locking steering wheel?
From: "Andrew B. Lundgren" <>
Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2002 11:51:46 -0600
What is this thing that you are all speaking about?  A glove box?  What is 


'70 B.

Max Heim wrote:
> Well, unless you are enamored of the concept of a time capsule <g>, it
> shouldn't be very difficult to get a key made. Mine only has one tang and
> one notch to it. 
> My PO apparently used the glove box key as the ignition key, judging from
> the wear on it. Unfortunately, the ignition key doesn't work in the glove
> box, or you'd have a possible solution there. The gas key works in the
> ignition, too, but not the reverse -- I suppose this is an indication as to
> the state of the tumblers in the ignition switch.
> on 10/1/02 5:13 AM, Eric at wrote:
>>Max Heim wrote:
>>>Heck, on my B I can remove the key with the engine running... for example,
>>>to open the glovebox. Passengers sometimes are astonished by this feature. I
>>>don't know why...
>>You can open your glovebox?
>>I lost the key to my glovebox some four years ago and have never
>>replaced it (or the lock on the glovebox).  I keep wondering if I left
>>anything valuable or important in the glovebox (I hope it wasn't a sandwich).
>>It could make an interesting time capsule for the next owner ;-)

Andrew Lundgren

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