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glen
07-06-2007, 08:23 PM
Hi guys and gals
One more issue, it may have to be awhile for this to get corrected
or until I can borrow another Xerox clor copier and print some
$50.00's up (not really...) but the 64 Daytona came with an extra
suprise: as it has a key for the ignition, a key for the drivers door,
a key for the passenger door and finally the trunk key. What is the
best way to handle this nightmare...other than to make another
shopping trip to Stude Intl and buy one of their lock/key sets??? Is
getting the old ones out any different than the thread on the 1950
Stude,from a couple of days ago or find a good Locksmith to pull
the old and stick in the new???

Your help and suggestions are appreciated....Have a great Weekend!



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1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

Dick Steinkamp
07-06-2007, 09:34 PM
The car came originally with two keys...one fit the doors and the ignition, the other fit the glove box and the trunk.

You could pull the door locks out (remove the door panel and then the clip that holds the lock in place), then bring them to a locksmith and have him reset them to the ignition key

...or, do nothing (that's what I would do). I generally don't lock my Studebakers (you can break into a hardtop Studebaker in about 10 seconds) and having a third key for those few times I did wouldn't bother me any.

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N8N
07-06-2007, 09:39 PM
Alternately, you could get in contact with "Shiva" on alt.autos.studebaker, get the build sheet for your car, mail all your locks off to him and tell him what the key codes are supposed to be, and get your locks back all freshly rekeyed, probably for less than new locks from SI. Unfortunately I don't know if the blanks for a '64 are readily available, I think SI may have repro'd them but don't hold me to it.

nate

(BTDT)

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55 Commander Starlight
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glen
07-06-2007, 09:43 PM
Thanks Dick,
Appreicate it....I know it is kinda foolish to lock
something up when it doesn't take a minute to undo it.
Plus realizing that a 1964 Studebaker Daytona, is not
on the top 10 list of stolen vehicles....even in AZ.

Stay cool up there in the NW!

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1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

Dick Steinkamp
07-06-2007, 09:51 PM
quote:Originally posted by glen
Stay cool up there in the NW!


We're having that same heat wave that is hitting the rest of the Western U.S. The dreaded high 70's with talk of low 80's next week. [8D]

http://weather.yahoo.com/forecast/USWA0028_f.html





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glen
07-06-2007, 10:31 PM
Thanks Nate....SI has them in their current catelogue
for the 2 doors and the ignition $148.00, with the keys
matching. Maybe some day....but I like Dick's idea too!

Our weather tops yours....triple digit snydrome here:
100 local and about 112 + in Glendale...home of the 2010
Intl meet. But yes it is a "dry heat" :)

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1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

Chucks Stude
07-07-2007, 10:02 AM
But its a dry heat................

N8N
07-07-2007, 02:29 PM
I think you can safely assume that I will be hanging out in my nice cool basement in 2010 rather than attending the International...

nate

(damnyankee and proud of it)

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glen
07-07-2007, 02:50 PM
Ah geez Nate....you're going to miss the camel races [8D]
and the big "Mid Night at the Oasis" party ;)....we
will post pictures of what you miss!!

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1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

showbizkid
07-08-2007, 11:47 PM
Hey Glen,

I just recently bought a new ignition for the Lark. There's a locksmith here in town that's been in operation since the 1960s, and the guy there took one look at the cylinder and said "oh, that's a Studebaker, Yale blank, number XXX-XXX." He re-keyed it for me overnight and I was good to go.

I guess what I'm saying is, just find the oldest shop in town and talk to the gray-haired gent on the little stool in the back :) He'll know what to do!


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Clark in San Diego
'63 F2/Lark Standard
http://studeblogger.blogspot.com

glen
07-09-2007, 12:38 AM
Thanks Clark, I will remember that... when I get in the mood
to tackle that part of the surprise package...

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1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

JDP
07-09-2007, 01:09 AM
You sound like N8, he gets all worked up about matching keys too. I'd guess that about half the Studebaker's I've owned have at least had the ignition switch swapped and many had 3 or more keys. I can't recall ever locking a door on a old Studebaker, so it's not anything I lose sleep over.:) I think Christine has one key that fits the ignition and one door, Lord knows what fits the other. As has been mentioned, you can probably unlock the door faster with slim Jim then the key.

JDP/Maryland
64 Daytona HT/R2 clone
63 GT R2
63 Lark 2 door
62 Gt Hawk
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark HT-60Hawk
59 3E truck
58 Starlight
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander

Anne F. Goodman
07-09-2007, 01:16 AM
Yeah I have Three different keys for my 49 Only one came with the car for the ignition. My neighbor brought out his box of old keys. Found one that worked the drivers door, another that fit the passenger, a different one that fit the trunk. Didn't even worry about the glove compartment.

Mabel 1949 Champion
1957 Silverhawk
1955 Champion 4Dr.Regal
Gus 1958 Transtar
Fresno,Ca
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glen
07-09-2007, 08:35 AM
Thanks Anne, I knew I couldn't be the only one out here with
the same problem.... so now I few better! must go back to the
thriftness of "Stude" owners...:)...that any old lock and key
is better than none.

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1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

Skip Lackie
07-09-2007, 10:49 AM
quote:Originally posted by JDP

You sound like N8, he gets all worked up about matching keys too. I'd guess that about half the Studebaker's I've owned have at least had the ignition switch swapped and many had 3 or more keys. I can't recall ever locking a door on a old Studebaker, so it's not anything I lose sleep over.:) I think Christine has one key that fits the ignition and one door, Lord knows what fits the other. As has been mentioned, you can probably unlock the door faster with slim Jim then the key.

JDP/Maryland
64 Daytona HT/R2 clone
63 GT R2
63 Lark 2 door
62 Gt Hawk
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark HT-60Hawk
59 3E truck
58 Starlight
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander




I'm with Nate on this one -- all the locks hafta work and you gotta have keys for all of them (yeah, I know, John -- anal). When you own a lot of cars and have gotten in the habit of carrying around keys for all of them, you don't want 4 or 5 keys for one car. I've even taken to re-keying glove box locks so I can use one key for several cars!

Skip Lackie
Washington DC

Guido
07-09-2007, 12:36 PM
As it is now I look like a school janitor carrying around all the keys to my Studebakers. Since most of mine are trucks I do not have the issue of the glove box and trunk. Virtually all of the trucks only have a right hand lock so in most cases I only have a single key (and in some cases no backup). [:0]

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Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn doctor’s buggy; Studebaker horse drawn “Izzer” buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures" (including a 1959 IH B-120 4 wheel drive and numerous Oliver and Cockshutt tractors).

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

John Kirchhoff
07-09-2007, 02:34 PM
Here's something I've done before and it works as long as the key actually goes into the lock. Remove the cylinder from the lock and you'll see little brass rectangles protruding. When you insert the key, they'll be pulled down into the cylinder. Take a file to any that are sticking up and file them down flush with the cylinder. Instead of making the key fit the lock, make the lock fit the key.