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Old 03-10-2011, 08:57 PM
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Ok so i almost got my car started today. I wanna know if a 84 corvette has the chip thing on the key.? like this
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Old 03-10-2011, 09:18 PM
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Old 03-11-2011, 03:41 AM
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I believe 86 was the first year it was incorporated
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I believe 86 was the first year it was incorporated
1986 was the first year for the VATS feature (vehicle anti-theft system) which included a coded resister chip in the ignition key,
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On the 86+s can locksmiths made duplicates or just GM dealers?
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Originally Posted by Texas Stinger View Post
On the 86+s can locksmiths made duplicates or just GM dealers?
There are 15 possible resistance values (keys) that were used by GM.
The key number and its resistance value are listed below. Set your multi-meter to the 20k ohm setting and test your key to find out what numbert it is.

1覧覧 0.402
2覧覧 0.523
3覧覧 0.681
4覧覧-0.887
5覧覧-1.130
6覧覧-1.470
7覧覧-1.870
8覧覧-2.370
9覧覧-3.010
10覧覧3.740
11覧覧4.750
12覧覧6.040
13覧覧7.500
14覧覧9.530
15覧覧11.801

You don't have to go thru GM. Once you know your key number you can order the correct key for $2 and have your local hardware store cut your new blank key. Blank VATS keys can be purchased direct from CLK Supplies 800.848.6989
http://www.clksupplies.com/shop/inde...cPath=24_26_66
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Originally Posted by pmihaltian View Post
There are 15 possible resistance values (keys) that were used by GM.
The key number and its resistance value are listed below. Set your multi-meter to the 20k ohm setting and test your key to find out what numbert it is.

1覧覧 0.402
2覧覧 0.523
3覧覧 0.681
4覧覧-0.887
5覧覧-1.130
6覧覧-1.470
7覧覧-1.870
8覧覧-2.370
9覧覧-3.010
10覧覧3.740
11覧覧4.750
12覧覧6.040
13覧覧7.500
14覧覧9.530
15覧覧11.801

You don't have to go thru GM. Once you know your key number you can order the correct key for $2 and have your local hardware store cut your new blank key. Blank VATS keys can be purchased direct from CLK Supplies 800.848.6989
http://www.clksupplies.com/shop/inde...cPath=24_26_66
GREAT info!
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