I have a friend that claims he has a worn out FS key that
will fit any early MG, all locks.
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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Behalf Of Max Heim
> Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2000 5:41 PM
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> Subject: Re: Key Blanks/BMHT Key Information
> That's right. Apparently I have been using the
> glove box key as the
> ignition key, and so did the PO, based on the
> amount of wear (worn to a
> brassy nub). The boot key also works in the
> ignition (or rather, the
> other way around, since it is supposed to be the
> ignition key), and is
> far more robust in construction, so I'm trying to
> remember to use it.
> Neither of them seem to work on the doors, but
> who locks a roadster?
> Feldman, Jack (Jack) had this to say:
> >First, the FS, and FP key blanks are easy to get
> in the US. Not all
> >locksmiths may stock them, but I can usually get
> keys reproduced without a
> >problem. May be the same in England.
> >Getting the Certificate for your car may not
> help. All three of my cars
> >wouldn't qualify. I got the Healey certificate
> with the idea of getting the
> >code for the boot. The certificate said the
> blank was an FP, but the
> >ignition key was an FS, which also fit, but
> didn't turn the boot lock. A job
> >for a locksmith.
> >The C came with one key which worked only one
> lock. I got the three new
> >locks from Moss, pitched (why I don't know) the old ones.
> >The GT had no glove box lock, and the lid was
> severely cracked. The used
> >replacement lid didn't come with a key either,
> so again I went to a
> >locksmith to make a key. He did, and the key had
> "The Club" stamped on the
> >blank. Hmmm.
> >The cars have been around for a while, and who
> knows what has happened to
> >the locks and keys after they left the factory.
> That is part of the fun of
> >our cars.
> Max Heim
> '66 MGB GHN3L76149
> If you're near Mountain View, CA,
> it's the red one with the silver bootlid.