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Unread 02-05-2011, 09:31 AM   #16
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Hey at least this guy's $100 GPS didn't get stolen....



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Unread 02-05-2011, 09:51 AM   #17
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Couldn't agree more jth0033! Why can't people just answer the question?

Since everyone needs to put in their .02 cents on Tuffy consoles, here is a counterpoint. Even if a theif is unable to jimmy open your $400 Tuffy console, chances are they busted it up bad enough that you need to spend another $400 (or your deductible) to have it replaced. What are you dumb enough to keep in your car that is worth $800 bucks and all the hassle? Just saying...

First off, if you pay $400 for a Tuffy glove box you are an idiot.

Second if you buy a Tuffy product to leave things in your Jeep perminantly you are an idiot.

Tuffy products are short term storage solutions so that someone will not be in and out of your Jeep in 30 seconds with what ever it is you have in there. A stock center console, and glove box can be opened in a few seconds and a thief can walk away. A tuffy product will take a little more time and not just any Joe will follow through with the hassle of it it. My Jeep is cleaned out every night it is not in tha garage and everything is unlocked so someone will go in and see there is nothing worth their time in it.

If I am heading back to Michigan and stop somewhere along the way I like to be able to throw the GPS in the glove box or underseat lock box and know that someone can not just pry it open with a butter knife or their hands while I eat. It is just a little extra insurance and a little more of a deterent for the common thief.

I dont know how many times I have came out to a Wrangler since I have owned them and found my glove box and center console ripped open and crap all over the place no matter if it was over night or a trip to dinner. I have yet to find my Tuffy glove box or under seat lock box open when i return to the vehicle after locking it. I have less than $300 into my Tuffy stuff per TJ.
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How about this, if you had the Jeep Spirit, you wouldn't abuse the rest of us trying to enjoy a nice day out wheeling by bringing your brokeass broken down junkyard crap out to play where it can't handle it?
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Unread 02-05-2011, 09:55 AM   #18
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Have to support that statement.

Stuff gets stolen. It's just a matter of how determined the thief is. With the tuffy, I can have the top off, go into a grocery store, and be pretty sure that my stuff will still be there when I get back. If I had the stock lock, five seconds with a screw driver and my stuff would be gone.

As for the cost, I think the tuffy box is $160 or so from Quadratec. More than you wanted to spend, but a good investment in the long run.
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Unread 02-05-2011, 03:29 PM   #19
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Any locksmith should be able to re-key the glove box. Even better if you remove the lock (or the door) and drop it off.

There are plenty of reasons to lock the glovebox. One is to keep a valet out of it. Another is to comply with a firearms requirement to keep firearms in a locked container.
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Unread 02-05-2011, 04:08 PM   #20
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Theives, lock boxes, guns. Here's an idea, move to a safer neighborhood.

I'll keep my Jeep stock, unlocked, with nothing in it.
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Unread 02-05-2011, 06:26 PM   #21
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Theives, lock boxes, guns. Here's an idea, move to a safer neighborhood.
Because all thefts happen at your house right? Clearly we are telling the OP to get a Tuffy GB and fill it with valuables but to keep it locked at all times.

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Unread 02-05-2011, 06:43 PM   #22
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I have nothing really of value in the car, just figured I could through stuff in there while in the store and such for a brief period of time. I popped the lock out of the glove box and I'm gonna go to the locksmith and see how much it will cost. Figure why not spend a few bucks and worry about buying a tuffy later
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Unread 02-06-2011, 07:45 AM   #23
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Wait, you are telling me that my reading comprehension sucks when you answered the original question (about the ability to re-key a glove box) with this???

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Get a Tuffy.
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Unread 02-06-2011, 08:01 AM   #24
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Wait, you are telling me that my reading comprehension sucks when you answered the original question (about the ability to re-key a glove box) with this???



Because it is the only logical fix to wanting to lock a glove box for short periods and not worry as much.
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Unread 02-06-2011, 12:03 PM   #25
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5,369 posts huh? You must be popular with the ladies.

Shut off the computer and go drive your Jeep.

Feel free to have the last word.

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Unread 02-06-2011, 12:07 PM   #26
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5,369 posts huh? You must be popular with the ladies.
Thats less than 10 posts per day.


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Unread 08-09-2011, 02:46 AM   #27
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i've done it. super easy. very similar to door locks. get pins from other glove locks in wrecking yard from xjs and zjs. usually lots of those around.

here is a video i made on keying all locks the same.

<iframe width="425" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/-uv3GOfrWG4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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http://youtu.be/-uv3GOfrWG4

i'm not good on forums, so we'll see if the video embedded itself
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