We can service many types of classic or vintage car & motorcycle locks. We can also make
keys to fit locks that may not otherwise need service. We can even make keys that are no
For vehicles made in the USA from the 1940s on, servicing the locks is fairly easy. Many parts
are available to both re-key and repair American vehicle locks. This is mostly due to the large
quatity of these types of locks made. Even locks made earlier are fairly well supported.
For vehicles made in Europe or Japan, things are less simple. For British cars, there seems to
be a good supply of new locks, but not new parts to fix the original locks. These new locks are
not the same as the originals. Even the wafers required to rekey the original locks are in short
supply. For Italian cars, there are still some parts available going back to about the late 1960s.
For French cars, it's going back to the late 1970s.
The situation varies by manufacturer and year. In general, the more common the car, the easier
it is to get parts.
We have a small shop where many parts can be made. This is what gives us the ability to offer
However, this is a job where we need to examine your locks and quote the job. If the price is
unacceptable, we'll return your locks using US Priority mail. We will expect you to pay for return
If you accept the quote, we'll perform the work, and send you a Paypal Invoice when the work is
done. We do expect payment before we return the locks. We guarantee our work for 90 days,
and will repair the locks or refund your payment on your choice.
Please be aware that although we will endeavour to complete the work as quickly as we can
(we like to get paid), Work that requires fabrication of parts can take some time.
If you're interested in this service, please send the details of your car, locks and a description of
you'd like done to email@example.com.