A recent post by matador has reminded me of something I have been wanting to do for some time now. The ignition in my EA series II has just about had it and the exterior door locks arent much better. What i have been thinking of doing is grabbing an ignition, locks and key from a 30th anniversarry model ( has newer style key ) and fitting those instead of just replacing the ignition and having two different keys.
Will I run into any dramas using these locks with the GL rods etc, as I am pretty sure the keys changed when tibbe lock was introduced. Also any dramas with the ignition?
Any help would be much appreciated
Lets go find that Hotdog tree I planted
Lowered EF Futura
Black Steelies ( too cheap to buy proper mags )
Walkinshaw is doing the dash board mod, maybe he is planning to change the ingntion as well, worst case he should have collected some good wiring diagrams, maybe drop him a line, he may have a bit of info to help you.
I dont know how the swap would go, but if it went ok, and nothing to major as a draw back, I am very interested in updating my ignition etc as well. Mine works fine still so no reason for me to rush into it.
I did put something here, but it vanshied, I think
you can get tibbe barrels without changing anything else, apparently. central locking/tibbe door lock actuators/smartlock are all seperate things.
i want to get both the tibbe lock actuators (the ones that sit flush with the door trim) and tibbe barrels for boot, doors and ignition. i got quoted $150 for the barrels alone, 2nd hand! i thought that was a bit steep...
if anyone has more info on this topic please post :)
ps: i think you can use parts from EA Anniversary - ED, correct me if im wrong. Maybe even newer?
pps: the EF has a metal plate in the door to stop people getting a coathanger in there to open the lock, i wonder if it'd be hard to mock something up?
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