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    Lost My Car Key Doh!

    Yeah dumb thing to do. Luckily I have a spare. How much is it gonna cost to get a new key from the stealers or is there anywhere else I can get one and whats involved.
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    You can buy a blade and fob off ebay also the transponder chip but to actually program it is specialist equipment,you need a friendly locksmith

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    gutted...

    any idea where you left it,in house etc

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    hopefully its at the bottom of the Irish Sea and not in some little scrubs pocket. thanks voorhees.
    B5 v1 Tip, Relentless v2 Manifold, Beach Buggy Hybrid, Pipewerx D.P and cat bypass, Miltek resonated cat back, AH Fabs v2 Intercooler, S2000 Filter, 83mm 9.5:1 CP Pistons, Brute Rods, Bosch 550cc Injectors, Oil Catch can, N249 delete, B5 Phenolic Gasket.
    H&R Springs, Koni FSD Shocks, s3dave's rear tie bars, LCR Brembo's, 18" ttrs alloys, replaced all suspension bushes, 15/20mm spacers front/rear.

    Now just waiting on my B5 exhaust manifold as the Relentless is goosed.

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    I had to get one (car only came with one when I bought it) - in the end I went to the dealers, partly because it was simple and straight forward and also because it would then (hopefully) come with a certain amount of guarantee / reliability. Cost £180 about 4 years ago and has been perfect since.

    I appreciate it was a lot of money, but cheaper than new ECU's etc or having the car stranded !!

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    Timpsons high street cobblers were advertising half price on programmed fob keys recently. Not used them myself but an alternative to the stealer.

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    When I called the main dealers, for the whole thing programmed they wanted £295, not a chance!! I phoned a few mobile locksmiths and Kay key specialists they were asking around £180 odd

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    oh! the same thing happened to me! i lost my keys in the park, or somebody stole it it, im not sure. when i called the local dealer they asked me for £329, no way i will give them that money! so i started looking on different websites and search for an alternative options, i called a couple of locksmith but their quote was pretty much like the dealer's. i was losing hopes! then i was reading some similar situation in this Audi Car Key Discussions and on the same page i was able to find and call a very friendly local locksmith. he quoted me £200, an all inclusive price, brand new key, programming plus one year warranty! the best ever! i suggest to take a look at it! cheers!

 

 

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