Month: December 2016

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HU83 Lock
Picking and Decoding the HU83 Lock

By Martin Pink  The Genuine Lishi 3in1 Pick and Decoder: The pick we are using is the newest 3in1 version of the tool. The HU83 lock is widely fitted across the Peugeot Citroen range; the tool picks and decodes all in the range despite their being 2 different series. You will see that the lock has 8 positions; even on one side and odd on the other, as the lock follows a 1 up, 1 down pattern. There are 4…

The VA2 Lock

By Martin Pink Picking and Decoding the VA2 Lock using the Lishi 2in1 Pick/ Decoder The VA2 lock has been widely used by both Peugeot and Citroen and is considered one of the most basic locks to pick when using the Lishi 2in1 tool.  The lock is a 6 wafer lock with 6 cut heights, some code software lists the cuts as 1 to 6 and other software lists them in letters A to F. The tool gives you the…

The Fiat SIP22 Lock

By Martin Pink  Although mostly used on Fiat, the SIP22 Lock can also be found on a range of Peugeot and Citroen vehicles - which is why it has been included in this guide. Picking the SIP22 Lock using the Lishi 2in1 Pick/ Decoder The Fiat SIP22 lock is one of the simplest to pick and decode - it follows a basic picking principle, is a good positive feel and throws up no surprises at all. It is an 8 wafer…

Unlocked: Fiat Doblo Lockset Change

By Richard Bunn As most seasoned auto locksmiths will know profitable jobs such as Fiats and Toyotas involve working with an EEPROM or two in order to create a transponder key for a customer (when all keys have been lost or stolen). What I will show is the other side to that job - where customers not only need a NEW key but also need all the locks changing on the vehicle. Locksmiths have short cuts in this situation and…

Ninja Laser
Keyline on Key Duplication and the Automotive Sector

By Massimo Bianchi  KNOWLEDGE, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY When you think of any specialist within the automotive sector, it’s hard not to think of the speed and precision that goes into their work – with car key duplication being no exception. Every Keyline solution to car key duplication has been developed with this in mind; from the cutting machines themselves, to their software, the graphics and each and every fixture. Precision mechanics, sturdiness and ease of use characterise the Ninja Laser,…

8 Cut Tibbe
The 8 Cut Jaguar Tibbe Lock

By Martin Pink  Getting an Accurate Decode with the Genuine Lishi 8 cut Tibbe tool. The Genuine Lishi 8 cut Tibbe decoding tool is simplicity itself to use and you get an accurate decode every time with absolutely no skill or training required. The Lock only uses 3 key heights and 8 positions. The lock does not need to be picked at all in order to swiftly decode and direct read the key cuts in the 8 cut Tibbe lock;…