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18kperhr
03-18-2018, 05:03 PM
Hello Everyone,
I found a needed trunk boot lid for my '81 TR8 BUT the seller does not have the key. Is there a way to open the trunk w/o the key? Looking forward to your replies and THANK YOU. Joel

malbaby
03-18-2018, 06:08 PM
Assuming you cannot get access through the back of the cockpit area of a TR8....You may need a locksmith, they have tools for such problems...or otherwise drill out the keyway and then buy a new lock.

TR3driver
03-18-2018, 06:20 PM
... Or learn to pick locks yourself. These locks are quite crude and easy to pick; lots of videos on YouTube.

18kperhr
03-18-2018, 07:22 PM
Thanks for your replies. Seller emailed me that he did get the lid open. Joel