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Spare key storage

Discussion in 'DIY (Do-It-Yourself)' started by WT Rondo, Mar 26, 2017.

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    Has anyone used one of those magnetic key holder cases for storing a back-up key on the vehicle - usually under a fender?
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    Those have been around an long time - decades. I wouldn't be surprised that would be the first place any would-be thief would check, just on the off-chance to get lucky. I also wouldn't trust the strength of the magnet, considering the roads or that anything else could happen - run over a rock or a branch, anything could potentially knock it out of a wheelwell. If you have any later-model key, they're pretty expensive to replace, too.
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    Ditto on not using them as most the cases are not water proof and will ruin your key if it has any electronics on it.

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