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Old 01-18-2011, 06:19 PM
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Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

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Seems like an interesting idea but what prevents this hitch safe from being stolen very easily?
You can get a locking hitch pin. You need a key to remove it and...

Well, crap.
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Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

In my old 4runner I'd put the hide-a-key on _top_ of the frame rail even somewhat wedging it between the frame rail and the body. I've never lost one.

Being unibody, I'm not sure about my jeep. Don't have it yet!
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Old 01-18-2011, 06:33 PM
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Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

Just be more careful with your keys. How do you manage to lose them so easily? For me the keyfob stays in my pocket anytime im away from home. When I get home and park the car in the garage I either leave the keyfob in the center cup holder or bring it in and place it on the kitchen counter right next to my wallet.

So the keyfob is either ALWAYS in your pocket, or on your kitchen counter next to your wallet. How hard could this be? lol

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Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

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Seems like an interesting idea but what prevents this hitch safe from being stolen very easily?
Joe, the safe locks in place with a locking hitch pin. You use a COMBINATION to open the safe.
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Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

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Joe, the safe locks in place with a locking hitch pin. You use a COMBINATION to open the safe.
Do you mean that until you enter combination safe cannot be removed out of the hitch?

In any case I would be skeptical about it, the reason is that this safe may be bumped against during the parking and this is sure not good for locking mechanism. Don't think rubber cup helps all that much.
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Old 01-18-2011, 07:52 PM
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Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

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Great idea. How do I remove the battery to test this?
Try this from another thread on changing the Fob battery....


How to change FOB battery?
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Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

You new 2011 owners think to much.

I personally think the hitch lock is a great idea. If you dont like the lock, buy a locking pin. Its simple.

Stop overthinking it you guys
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Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

if you remove the fob battery then you will have to remove the car battery neg terminal for a few minutes or else the horn and lights will go off when you try to use the key after you install the battery. just be an adult and dont lose your key.
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Old 01-18-2011, 08:27 PM
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Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

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When I get home and park the car in the garage I either leave the keyfob in the center cup holder...
I did this for nearly TWENTY years with not a single issue. Then suddenly my wife decided that it was a terrible security risk so the keys (or now, the fob) have to come into the house each time. The things we do to maintain domestic bliss. Advice to the younger guys out there-- choose your battles. Trust me.

James, I'm with you. All these complicated schemes are more trouble than simply getting with the program.
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Old 01-18-2011, 10:04 PM
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Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

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Just be more careful with your keys. How do you manage to lose them so easily? For me the keyfob stays in my pocket anytime im away from home. When I get home and park the car in the garage I either leave the keyfob in the center cup holder or bring it in and place it on the kitchen counter right next to my wallet.

So the keyfob is either ALWAYS in your pocket, or on your kitchen counter next to your wallet. How hard could this be? lol

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Here's a really easy solution…

you can even put a little bell  on it to remind you too…
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Old 01-19-2011, 08:32 AM
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Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

Clip it to your coller next to your name tag
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