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Old 10-18-2009, 12:29 PM   #1
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Does anyone have one of these?

I ordered one from Corvettekey.com about a weeek ago and was wondering how difficult it is to swap the circuitboards.
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Old 10-18-2009, 12:33 PM   #2
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First time I had ever seen one. Let me know how it works. Looks pretty cool.
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Old 10-18-2009, 12:39 PM   #3
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I got one a couple of years ago and I was not pleased with it. In fact I never really used it because I had to keep re-learning the fob. It was no problem installing the circuit board though it fit right in.
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Old 10-18-2009, 02:41 PM   #4
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Also curious, want to know if it works right.

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Old 10-18-2009, 02:48 PM   #5
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Keep us updated, I've been looking at these keys also.
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Old 10-18-2009, 03:18 PM   #6
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i was going to get one of these a while back, but read a lot of bad stuff, like people not getting their orders, key not working correctly etc. has it gotten better?? i would love to get one of these!!
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Old 10-18-2009, 04:12 PM   #7
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i was going to get one of these a while back, but read a lot of bad stuff, like people not getting their orders, key not working correctly etc. has it gotten better?? i would love to get one of these!!
I have one works awesome, the only problem is no place for a house key the loop falls off the fob.
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Old 10-18-2009, 04:41 PM   #8
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I'd be interested in knowing how well you like it. It was all over this forum a couple of years ago and if I remember most didn't really like it.
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I'd be interested in knowing how well you like it. It was all over this forum a couple of years ago and if I remember most didn't really like it.
I think it is more of a novelty than anything but it works good for me knock on wood.
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Old 10-18-2009, 06:41 PM   #10
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I have one and really like it. Not that it does anything that the other fob did not, it just looks different and cool. I bought mine when they first came out, and other than having to go to the dealer to get the key cut (did it for free) I don't have anything to say bad.

Some say it is big.....I like it.
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Old 10-18-2009, 07:59 PM   #11
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After looking at the directions I don't think you will have any trouble, looks just like installing a fresh case on your remote. Backlight the Corvette logo, add a momentary keyhole light, retrofit ipod shuffle or even a laser pointer - any would be a challenge!
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After looking at the directions I don't think you will have any trouble, looks just like installing a fresh case on your remote. Backlight the Corvette logo, add a momentary keyhole light, retrofit ipod shuffle or even a laser pointer - any would be a challenge!
I accept your challange

we'll see how much space i have to work with, but the LED flashlight is a really nice idea....and i just happen to have a crap load of LEDs laying around
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I would be very interested to see how this turns out. Looks really cool, and my current keyfob case is breaking up around the edges. Keep us posted.
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I have one and really like it. Not that it does anything that the other fob did not, it just looks different and cool. I bought mine when they first came out, and other than having to go to the dealer to get the key cut (did it for free) I don't have anything to say bad.

Some say it is big.....I like it.
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Old 10-19-2009, 02:56 AM   #15
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Me being me, Im sure I'd manage to hit that with my leg and break it or some other brain dead maneuver

Very "James Bondian" though
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i have one and people who say it's too big just don't understand.

it's as small as it can possibly be for a retro fit.

it's overall length is the length of a stock key...because that's how long it needs to be.

it's overall width is the width of the circuit board which comes from the stock fob. again because that's how wide it needs to be.

for what it is and what it's purpose is, there's no way to make it physically smaller.
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Old 10-19-2009, 11:52 AM   #18
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I have one Too and I like it! Although most of the time I use the OG Key and key fob!
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Those look good. Post up a review. I think I might get one!
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