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    Default Flip key rant!

    Ok so I am after a flip key to replace my worn current key. I know that on here people have been getting them for £36ish + coding and cutting etc. So why is it that all my garages in the area say its £51-£56 just for the key and £35 to code it! I mean for 5 mins work ffs!

    Aparently is because they need to unplug the "machine" and take it to my car to code the key. When I said its a 5 Min job all he could say was VW Charge a lot more! Oh, the cost of the key varies because of their supplier!
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    I'm so glad I got the key and fitting done for free

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    Thats it, rub it in!!
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by danBoy View Post
    I'm so glad I got the key and fitting done for free
    sorry i got it for free too

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    If I still worked for Vauxhall would have helped you out

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    So don't they all get them from the same place?

    Edit: got the coding down to £23 now, but the key is still £55
    Last edited by Big Sig; 10th September 2008 at 15:54.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Sig View Post
    So don't they all get them from the same place?
    Yep all Vauxhall dealers have to fax off an order and they come in the post to the dealers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by danBoy View Post
    Yep all Vauxhall dealers have to fax off an order and they come in the post to the dealers.
    So all from a central stock with vx?
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Sig View Post
    So all from a central stock with vx?
    Yep only things we got from an outside supplier was complete lock sets as Vauxhall don't like doing them.

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    Thanks Dan I thought as much. He didn't know what to say when I suggested that! I hate being lied too! ****ing dealers trying to justify their outragous costs!
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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