Automotive Locksmithing

  • Steck Manufacturing Co. Inc.

    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...

    Company • November 27th, 2007

  • A-1 Security Manufacturing

    A1 Security Mfg is a manufacturer of quality locksmith tools and offers the LockCraft brand of automotive key blanks and aftermarket locksets.

    Company • November 27th, 2007

  • Rytan Inc.

    Company • November 27th, 2007

  • Advanced Diagnostics, USA

    Company • November 27th, 2007

  • Pro-Lok

    Company • November 27th, 2007

  • Amsco Valley Forge Auto Products Div./Automotive Manufacturing & Supply Co.

    Company • November 27th, 2007

  • Eternity Security Systems Inc.

    Company • November 27th, 2007

  • Kaba Ilco Corp.

    Kaba Ilco Corp is the world’s largest manufacturer of key blanks. In addition, the Ilco® line features a broad line of key machines, automotive key equipment and solid brass replacement cylinders.

    Company • November 27th, 2007

  • General Motors 93 Groove Vehicles and the Pin Kits That Service Them

    Be careful when choosing the proper keying kit for a specific vehicle. You must know whose locks are installed on the vehicle. Replacement locks may not be the same manufacturer or lock style.

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • Cloning Electronic Keys:

    Duplicating The Electronic Half of a Transponder Key

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • CHRYSLER 300: Long Distance Key Fitting

    As a locksmith specializing in the automotive sector, I resisted purchasing transponder programming equipment for a long time. A couple years ago, my business slowed down because those non-transponder vehicles were disappearing from the roads. My...

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • JET HARDWARE MFG. CORP. SMART CLONE WITH JET CRYPTO UPGRADE

    This upgrade enables the Smart-Clone to clone specific automotive cryptographic transponders from Chrysler, Ford, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • HOTWIRE: A New Way to Program Transponders

    The system from Keyless Ride is PC-based and operates on your laptop computer. The advantage of using a laptop computer cannot be overstated

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • Using the New Kobra Readers

    I've been an automotive locksmith for almost 35 years now, and I've used just about every technique and tool there is to make keys to vehicles at one time or another...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • STRATTEC CODESEEKER: PROGRAMMING KEYS to the 2007 TOYOTA RAV4

    Transponder programming for late model vehicles is not always easy. Programming information has usually not been made available on some of the newer models. This problem is not specific to locksmiths as vehicle manufacturers also have delays with not only...

    Article • September 1st, 2007