Blinky the Shark wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jan 2006 16:01:32 +0000, Chris Whelan wrote:
>> Alan wrote:
>>> The locks fitted to European cars are completely different and don't
>>> have the same problems as seen in the US.
>>> The type of key/lock on a European car can be seen at
>> Purely out of interest, is anyone able to post a link to a picture of a
>> US key/lock please?
> My key and lock:
Thanks for posting that. Your key looks like a very old design by European
standards, and has not been used by Ford here for perhaps a couple of
I think the ones we have are called "Tibbe" keys, and are presumably more
secure to mitigate the high levels of car theft we have.
This is so high in the UK that when you fill your car at a petrol (gas)
station you must remove the keys and lock it up. If you fail to do so it
might be taken whilst you are paying for the fuel; under those
circumstances the insurer may not pay for your loss!
Remove prejudice to reply.