Month: September 2016

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The SuperVAG Key: All Key Lost Solution

By SuperVAG   The professional diagnostic tool and Locksmith solution for VAG cars (VW, Skoda, Seat and Audi). SuperVAG is the solution for: ► Key Programming; and now with Smart Direct Key Programming you can duplicate and add your key in just 2 minutes. ► Remote programming - including remote testing. ► Solution for All Key Lost situations. All Key Lost Solution Procedure: If you are in an All Key Lost situation (with no working key), the data cannot be read directly. You must get…

The SuperVAG key: Smart Direct Key Programming

By SuperVAG  The SuperVAG key is the professional diagnostic tool and Locksmith solution for VAG cars (VW, Skoda, Seat and Audi). SuperVAG is the solution for: ► Key Programming; and now with Smart Direct Key Programming you can duplicate and add your key in just 2 minutes. ► Remote programming - including remote testing. ► Solution for All Key Lost situations. NEW: Smart Direct Key Programming Many think it's difficult to program keys to cars after 2009 with the immobiliser generation, 6G. Why? Because these cars…

Genuine Lishi T3 Tools
Genuine Lishi T3 Tools: The Next Generation of Picks and Decoders

By Tradelocks Stronger, sleeker tools with an easy to read grid and an anonymous product code, for your piece of mind. We are extremely pleased to introduce the next generation of tools: Genuine Lishi T3. The new tools are a completely different concept to their Nightvision predecessor. They are made with a high quality, titanium based coating, and with an anti-glare, matt black finish for the best performance possible. Genuine Lishi T3 tools have been made with strength and quality…

Ninja Laser
The Ninja Laser

By Massimo Bianchi  The Strength of a Lion, the Beauty of a Tiger… Liger Software and the Ninja Laser When it comes to key cutting and cloning within the automotive sector; calculation, speed as well as key cutting precision is all very important. The mechanics have particular importance, but it doesn’t hurt to have attractively designed software with graphics that appease the eye. The need for a high-precision, electronic machine for the automotive sector has grown over the years, as more and more specialists have started…

Truecode
Programming keys to a Renault Modus using Truecode

By Martin PinkThe modus uses both 2 and 3 button keys and with Truecode we can configure the car to work with whichever key type our customer or ourselves wish. I.e. whether they want a separate boot button or not.   We must first locate the OBD plug on the car; on the Modus it is beneath the centre console as pictured. Once we’ve located the OBD plug, we must connect our Truecode device and laptop to it, fully.  …

Hints and Tips for Renault Vehicle Programming

Renault Vehicle Programming By Martin Pink    Second hand keys cannot be recoded to a car, so don’t waste a visit trying to code an eBay bought key unless it’s a virgin.  When programming more than 1 hands free card, ensure that only the card being programmed is inside the car and that the other card is always a few feet away from the car so it can’t be detected and the system is not confused.  Old Renault Clio vehicles up…

Smart Cloner 90 Wi-Fi
The Smart Cloner 90 Wi-Fi (884 Mini)

By Massimo Bianchi  The Perfect Union of Simplicity and Innovation Michele Miscio is a locksmith from Milan who runs a shop in Via Gluck, a street which was made famous by the sixties song, ‘The Boys of Via Gluck’ by Adriano Celentano. The House of Keys is Michele’s key cutting shop - which is fully dedicated to vehicles. Car and motorbike riders alike can pull up right outside to have a key duplicated in a matter of minutes, something Michele…

Securefast Lock
Identifying a Securefast Lock

By Martin Pink Lock ID The Securefast lock has come in many colours and with many names over the years, and that is why identifying the lock via the keyhole, by colour, isn’t possible. Despite this, identifying the locks it easy. Firstly, ID the lock type when looking through the keyway – you can ID it as a Securefast lock by the hard plate shape and type. You will notice on both lock generations that the hard plate doesn’t go all…

Tango Key Maker Function

By Richard BunnA Fiat 500 cannot be by OBD when no keys are available (in an all keys lost scenario). Fiat 500 (from 2008 until 2012) – Tango Key Maker So what is a Key Maker function? This is the terminology used by Tango which describes the function of creating a new transponder key by manipulating data which has been extracted from a vehicles ECU. This data is found from either reading the EEPROM or the Microcontroller. Therefore if you have…

The Renault NE72

By Martin Pink  The Renault NE72 Lock is used on the majority of the Renault range prior to key cards; such as Megane, Clio, Renault traffic vans, the Vauxhall Vivaro and Nissan Primastar relatives. It was also used by Peugeot amongst others. Single Sided, Single Lifter 2in1 Lishi Tool: It has always been a headache for auto locksmiths to strip Renault NE72 lock down as it is a time consuming and awkward job. This new tool is a welcome addition to…