<VV> trunk lock

Ron F Hinz ronh@owt.com
Sun, 16 May 2004 10:57:19 -0700

Removing the headlight bucket is the usual way.  If you balk at that, hire
the locksmith as it shouldn't cost much if you drive or trailer the car to
his business.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "R. Byers" <rbyers03@tampabay.rr.com>
To: <virtualvairs@corvair.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 16, 2004 8:55 AM
Subject: <VV> trunk lock

> I just got my 62 Monza, but it came without a trunk key.
> What is the easiest and best way (yes, I thought about a Harley Davidson
> wrench) to get into the trunk of a locked Corvair?  The car has no lock
> mechanism on the glove box to compare.  Someone suggested removing the
> headlight assembly and trying to reach the mechanism, but my forearms
> fit through holes very well.
> I can get a locksmith to come out and pick it, but it will be expensive.
> destroying the lock might be acceptable but I have to fix the brakes.
> Ron Byers
> Largo, FL
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