Originally Posted by CJ Chet View Post
1) Get lucky such that the "new" key has the same combination of pins, different order, as your original lock.
2) You have a selection of pins that you can choose from to make the correct combination
I recently read that part of the FSM for my '80 CJ and it explained that there are 5 positions and 5 pin lengths. Therefore, I think you would be pretty lucky to get the key with the same pin lengths.
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Originally Posted by SKT View Post
This is how NAXJA Midwest Chapter elected officials like to treat their resident users and former multi-year supporters.
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Originally Posted by CJ7VFR View Post
BTW, my '84 has the GM style key / ignition tumbler. Most of the aftermarket key tumblers I have purchased were for some reason the later model AMC style with different pattern key blanks.
Originally Posted by PavementPounder View Post
Thanks a lot!!
Originally Posted by IDK View Post
Mine is square headed, and has the AMC logo on both sides. Under the logo on one side reads, "American Motors" and the other side reads, "Jeep".
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