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Some of you guys know I got one thru Amazon for $16.

I'd like to know more about making this work with +99 cars that doesn't require bypassing the immobilizer or cutting the chip out of the current key. Could a real Volvo flip key w/immobilizer be used in this conversion housing?

The P80 and P2 key chips are not compatible, so, even if this housing could accept the OEM flip blade w/ chip, it wouldn't work.

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So how do I get the chip out? Anyone have pix of this? I don't want to hack up my key in risk of damaging the chip, might get one from the junkyard to open first before I do mine.

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I've got 2 and if I have this flip it I still will if it works. I'm not sure I want to bypass it. I like people not being able to steal it... Not that anyone wants an old '00R, atleast out side of every member on this board... :P

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I picked up one of the three button remotes from some place in China. All the guts of my remote swapped perfectly over (no panic button though) I also cut apart one of the two keys I have to extract the chip, which then slid perfectly into a slot in the new flip remote. To replace the battery I will need to disassemble the remote, but really, I think it's one screw, so it doesn't bother me.

Going over to try and get it cut today.

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Why didn't you get the 4 botton? How did you cut up the key to get the chip out? Thru the center or sides?

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When I ordered it I think I decided I liked the 3 button more and my thought was that I've never used a panic button in my life.

I used a sharp box cutter razor blade and then shaved of a little at a time from one corner.

The chip for my '99 looked like this

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and it's located here

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Once you get to this point, the chip will slide right out.

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ehh this is pretty cool but still it has the shitty D link set up where the link streches and ur key falls off all the time!

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That looks fairly easy to do. I'll more then likely use the key that has the most wear on it.

Now just gotta get Howard to cut me a key. Knew I should have given it to you this weekend.. :rolleyes: When you up this way again? :ph34r:

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That looks fairly easy to do. I'll more then likely use the key that has the most wear on it.

Now just gotta get Howard to cut me a key. Knew I should have given it to you this weekend.. :rolleyes: When you up this way again? :ph34r:

Carlisle :mellow:

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Just got mine cut. Dealer charged me $5 and it works perfectly.

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Carlisle :mellow:

How bout it I have another R-BQ? :P

Just got mine cut. Dealer charged me $5 and it works perfectly.

My dealer will more then likely not be that cheap. :ph34r:

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Can the uncut key from the OP's kit be cut by the typical hardware store's key equipment?

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Can the uncut key from the OP's kit be cut by the typical hardware store's key equipment?

Most will not cut a key like ours because of the thickness.

At least I have yet to find an Ace hardware, Lowes, Home Depot, that will cut it.

My local dealership gets about $5-$8 to cut a key and that includes the fob for my 98.

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