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post #1 of 7 Old 05-28-2012, 09:47 AM Thread Starter
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Key/cylinder lock '79 CJ7 Heelllpppp!

Please see the attached picture, it looks like it should be an easy removal. I've already ordered a replacement cylinder and I want to take this one out and get the column cleaned up for when it comes in. Any tricks?

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post #2 of 7 Old 05-28-2012, 10:00 AM
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from what it looks like you need some shoes. lol but on note it looks like all you need to do is remove the silver cylinder ring on the back of it and pull it out.
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post #3 of 7 Old 05-28-2012, 10:07 AM Thread Starter
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from what it looks like you need some shoes. lol but on note it looks like all you need to do is remove the silver cylinder ring on the back of it and pull it out.
Lol. I noticed that when I took the picture. Shoes check :-)

The silver cylinder is all one piece it looks like it. I don't want to beat it to death and ruin the actual column holder piece.

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post #4 of 7 Old 05-29-2012, 12:34 PM
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I thought on alot of these GM style ignitions, you turned the key to run and could pop it out.

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I thought on alot of these GM style ignitions, you turned the key to run and could pop it out.
Any cheap tricks on repairing the lock cylinder from popping out? About to go to using a tractor ignition switch on the dash since mine falls out every time I go somewhere.
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Any cheap tricks on repairing the lock cylinder from popping out? About to go to using a tractor ignition switch on the dash since mine falls out every time I go somewhere.
Short of replacing the ignition lock cylinder, no. If this is not a DD, I would maybe consider a push button start and a kill switch. You could also hide another switch under the dash that would prevent it from starting when the switch was engaged.

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post #7 of 7 Old 06-01-2012, 08:28 AM
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that's been the plan. i'm putting a keyed universal ignition switch in the dash. Its not a DD but gets driven frequently and it sure is a pain to hunt all over the floorboard for the key and cylinder in order to turn it off every time.
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