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Offline DialedN_13

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Re: One key for all locks! (including Givi Maxia E55)
« Reply #50 on: September 28, 2015, 12:23:16 am »
dialed,
That is correct.
I had the "A" key and the core is way to short to work in the give case lock.
Matt
Thanks Matt.  That's a pretty shady move on Kawi's part.
I read that you were going to give it a go.  Since the core didn't work, did you find another work around?

Still have the type A lock?
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Re: One key for all locks! (including Givi Maxia E55)
« Reply #51 on: October 03, 2015, 11:44:51 pm »
Dialed,
I was able to make it work by changing out the plates in the Givi cylinder but it was a really (exceptionally), sloppy fit so I went back to the Givi key.  I was concerned that I would end up not being able to open it at some point in the future and then having to smash the case open.
Safer this way.
Matt
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Re: One key for all locks! (including Givi Maxia E55)
« Reply #52 on: October 04, 2015, 02:28:56 am »
Dialed,
I was able to make it work by changing out the plates in the Givi cylinder but it was a really (exceptionally), sloppy fit so I went back to the Givi key.  I was concerned that I would end up not being able to open it at some point in the future and then having to smash the case open.
Safer this way.
Matt
I ended up going the Kawasaki branded case route which requires the A Type key cylinder.  Hated to spend the extra coin, but with the fitment issues and the topic you just addresses I figured it would even itself out over time.

Thanks for the input
Russell
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Re: One key for all locks! (including Givi Maxia E55)
« Reply #53 on: October 15, 2015, 04:48:41 pm »
Dialed,
I was able to make it work by changing out the plates in the Givi cylinder but it was a really (exceptionally), sloppy fit so I went back to the Givi key.  I was concerned that I would end up not being able to open it at some point in the future and then having to smash the case open.
Safer this way.
Matt

I'll admit that mine is a bit more wiggly than it was, but it's still worth it for me to use one key. I'm going to take it apart over the winter and try to make the fit a bit better but it works fine the way it is.

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Re: One key for all locks! (including Givi Maxia E55)
« Reply #54 on: February 05, 2016, 02:32:34 pm »
Just a follow up for those that have searched this tread (like I did) and want to add the "one key" to an older C14 box.  I have only just recently  ought a 2010 C14 with Kawi top box.  It only came with 1 key for it which the plastic head broke off, I thought if I'm spending money on a new key and I love the idea of a 1 key for the whole bike.
Purchased the kit and found the cylinder is different.  Took it back to the dealer who found it says "only for 2015/16 (so far) model years".  They contacted head office who said not "one key" kit available for older boxes.

Oh  Bother!

They think the Givi Z140 lock set will work so I'm going to try that.
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Re: One key for all locks! (including Givi Maxia E55)
« Reply #55 on: June 20, 2017, 05:05:14 am »
Any update on this?
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Re: One key for all locks! (including Givi Maxia E55)
« Reply #56 on: June 20, 2017, 05:33:01 pm »
I can update that I'm still using only one key and it's still working perfectly.  :great:

Easy.... pull your lock and see if you can rearrange the wafers to make it work like I did. Derek is just a big ole quitter!  :nananana:

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Re: One key for all locks! (including Givi Maxia E55)
« Reply #57 on: June 21, 2017, 12:31:45 am »

 Derek is just a big ole quitter!  :nananana:

Hey I resemble some of that remark!  well the big ole part anyways! LOL

I did order the kit from my local GIVI dealer... came with the cylinder and 2 keys.  Easy peasy to change.

Oh and Mr Brant Bananna.... I also have a 1 key box.... I had a new key cut, then cut the head off and glued it into a radio knob.... now I leave that ONE key in the box 99% of the time!
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