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Re: auto lock hack

Article: 7564 of alt.hackers
From: (Douglas Myhre)
Newsgroups: alt.hackers
Subject: Re: auto lock hack
Date: 30 Mar 1995 20:14:04 GMT
Organization: University of South Florida, Department of Marine Sciences
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Approved: by me also
Message-ID: 3lf3ed$
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Status: RO

Zachary Steven Smith ( wrote:
: Well, we were on a canoe trip, and we left one minivan at the head of the
: trip and 1 at the bottom.  The person at the top locked their keys in the
: car. (DUH!)..  We are about 40-60 minutes away from another set of keys,
: and no one wanted to waste another 2 hours.

: Solution:  someone had left the middle-drivers-side window open.  The window
: is for the seat behind the driver's, and it's the kind that cracks open
: in a "V" shape..   So we get a long stick and push it in and
just hit
: the power-unlocks on the driver's door!  Solved!

: We thought it was clever..

I had to do this once with a Datsun (yes back when they were called that).
The locks were a kind that you pull up and were replaced with ones that
you couldn't hook and all the windows closed right.  I pulled the door
open a crack between the top of the door and body, pushed a fishing spear
that I happened to have handy in, hooked the keys on the barb and pulled
them out.

Doug Myhre <>



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