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    Phoned my local stealer about a flippy key today, quoting £37.90 for key, £30.00 for programming, so altogether £67.90+VAT=about £80 YEAH RIGHT lol I'd love one but not that badly.....

    Oh yes and if I don't have the car pass (which luckily I do anyway) it'd be another £20 on top of that!

    Times like this I wish I 'knew people' lol...

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    I know people but standard charge for Vx programming at my dealer is £15.

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    I got one, it's looks outweight it's functionality, the normal key goes in and out, the flip you have to mess about flipping it out, then it feels flimsy when you start the car, and then ya gotta put it away afterwards, call me lazy but I'm using the old one again, bring on them holey pockets again, lol

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    what dealer david??

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    Ordered my flippy today. £38 + VAT for the key. £15 + VAT for the programming. Grand total of £62 inc VAT - so I think you're dealer is having a laugh David!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan
    Ordered my flippy today. £38 + VAT for the key. £15 + VAT for the programming. Grand total of £62 inc VAT - so I think you're dealer is having a laugh David!
    Flooping heck!!! I ordered my flippy key yesterday and I've just got a phone call from my dealer to say that it's arrived!! Talk about speedy!!!

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    Heard this week that flip keys can be banned.
    People have misstaken them for stilitto knifes ...
    What a joke ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan
    Flooping heck!!! I ordered my flippy key yesterday and I've just got a phone call from my dealer to say that it's arrived!! Talk about speedy!!!

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    You must be one of the lucky one's then D, mine's been on order for three weeks now and still no sign

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    Different cars have different frequencies. So some keys are in and some arn't.

    Mine isn't here yet either

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    Quote Originally Posted by CDTi
    Different cars have different frequencies. So some keys are in and some arn't.
    True, but the fact they (Vx) cut the key the same day was also surprising/impressive!

    Basil - three weeks?! Blimey. How long is yours so far CDTi?

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