Automotive Locksmithing

  • Steve Young’s Quick Reference Auto Manual

    Steve Young’s Quick Reference Automotive Manual from Lockmasters, Inc. has been revised for the 2013 model year and some 2014s. It covers everything sold in North America from 2000 to the present. Information includes the DIRECTION to pick the door...

    Product • April 10th, 2013

  • BigEasy Lockout Kits

    Steck Manufacturing’s  BigEasy “Glo” #32955 Lock out kit and the BigEasy Carrying Case (#32935)  are the tools of choice for Locksmiths. Quick and easy to use, in most cases within 60 seconds the door is open. The BigEasy is simple to use...

    Product • April 4th, 2013

  • PureAuto 2013: A Full Week of Automotive Training

    Five daily topics are Domestic Automotive, Automotive Key Generation, Motorcycle Key Generation, Introduction To High Security Automotive and Automotive Transponders.

    News • April 3rd, 2013

  • Baxter Systems

    Company • March 26th, 2013

  • Key Craze Inc. Launches Line of Replacement Car Remote Shells

    18 different remote shells are offered for nine car makes: Chrysler, Nissan, Buick, Honda, Ford, GM, Toyota, Hyundai and Mazda.

    News • March 22nd, 2013

  • Ilco® Releases 31st Annual North American Auto/Truck Key Blank Reference

    This free resource is designed to assist those cutting keys with an organized and easy-to-use reference.

    News • March 14th, 2013

  • Newsbriefs, March 2013

    Secura Key: Wiegand Card Supplier Chatsworth, CA - Secura Key has been and continues to be a reliable and trusted manufacturing resource for many types of access control cards.  Now, Secura Key is the only resource for Wiegand Cards to the industry...

    Article • March 4th, 2013

  • Lock etc column

    Notes From the Detroit Auto Show 2014 GM Sierra and Silverado pickups will have the HU100 keyway ignition lock in a CSS type of steering column. This 2-Track high security key is used by General Motors on the late model Camaro, Cruze, Equinox, LaCrosse...

    Article • March 4th, 2013

  • Transponder Key Blank Comparison

    Our chart shows aftermarket comparisons for most popular transponder key blanks, designed for duplication and key origination. A similar chart of keys designed especially for cloning will be listed in a subsequent issue.

    Article • March 4th, 2013

  • Just Cars 2014 Conference

    Just Cars 2014 promises to be bigger and better than ever with more new exhibitors and a new feature called Just Cars Plus. All your favorite suppliers and manufacturers will be there, with many event offers and locksmith specials. You can't afford to...

    Event • May 2nd, 2014

  • Locksmithing etc. Feb. 2013

    Mazda Rebadged Ford Vehicles Mazda has rebadged a number of Ford vehicle over the years. The B-Series pickup models that were equipped with a V6 engine were rebadged as Ford Ranger pickups. The Navajo was the two-door rebadged Ford Explorer, and the...

    Article • February 4th, 2013

  • Kaba Ilco Introduces Cloneable Key Head, Less Battery

    The EH3LB replaces two current modular key heads (EH3 and EH3P) for owners of the RW4 Plus, Ilco® EZ-Clone Plus or Plus Box.

    News • January 25th, 2013

  • Bianchi USA 2013 Automotive Guide

    The 2013 Bianchi Automotive Guide features information on Bianchi transponder keys, clonable keys, key kits, 884 cloning tool, on-board programming procedures, key machines and key/vehicle application chart. To request a copy of the 2013 Bianchi...

    Product • January 18th, 2013

  • Genuine Lishi Tools

    Genuine Lishi introduces two new tools, the B107 Direct Reader and the B110 2-in-1 Pick/Decoder, along with the Complete Genuine Lishi User Guide & Training Kit. The B107 Direct Reader reads the sidebar version of the GM37W lock found on the GM...

    Product • January 18th, 2013

  • Problem Solvers

    Locksmithing is viewed differently depending on where you are in the world. Locksmiths in Great Britain are often called ironmongers. They can be more closely compared to builders hardware companies in the USA.   Ironmongers are involved in selling...

    Article • January 16th, 2013