Fixed my key from popping out the Fob

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As for the THREEDOM, S+ ... yes, it has a retractable key. Yes, the key locks firmly and securely in the key retracted or key extended positions. The S+ is lighter and smaller then the stock fob.... and no, may not appeal to everyone.... but it is not laughable. To each his own..

In closing..... I would rather pay $40+ for a quality product then $10+ for crapola.... I know some people are on fixed income so sometimes it is necessary to....
Cool. As I said, I would have considered it. But since its on pre-order right now for November 22nd, it didn't exist when I was shopping LAST YEAR.

And lets be honest... its $60+ vs $10. Threedom quality seems to be good (I see no complaints in the forum). The other cover, you said, and I quote: " Fit was excellent. Texture coloring was decent. Easy to place over the stock fob.... BUT, the thing weighed a ton "
So it goes to zero stars and laughable for the weight/size? and is considered "Crapola"? I am not here to defend the Amazon one, I just want you to have some middle ground on your reviews.

Thank you for all your help and forum support. I am glad you are here, but just want you to know you have a strong prejudice to Threedom. Good product, no doubt, but not the only solution.

(And don't get me started on the window up/down module. Haha)

 

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S+ in black has been shipping for about 2 weeks now. Colored S+'s wlii ship around 11/22.
 

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All a guy/gal has to do is change the tension of the key. Takes about 5 min. to do and is easily easily reversible. After tension is changed the key open and closes like a gravity knife and never pops open inadvertently. (No way would I glue the key closed - laughable).
I do not know why a drop of a hot glue is "laughable" for you. I did it on my both FOBs and it works, it does no damage, the key is available if/when needed... And it is no cost solution, keeping the OEM look...
 

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I do not know why a drop of a hot glue is "laughable" for you. I did it on my both FOBs and it works, it does no damage, the key is available if/when needed... And it is no cost solution, keeping the OEM look...
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I do not know why a drop of a hot glue is "laughable" for you. I did it on my both FOBs and it works, it does no damage, the key is available if/when needed... And it is no cost solution, keeping the OEM look...
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In less then 5 min. you can detention the key... no need to glue it, restrain the key with duct tape, cover the whole stock fob with a metal cover or a plastic case...

I as you can laugh at / find laughable, anything we want to....

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In less then 5 min. you can detention the key... no need to glue it, restrain the key with duct tape, cover the whole stock fob with a metal cover or a plastic case...

I as you can laugh at / find laughable, anything we want to....

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OK Karen, you can laugh as much as you want, but please do not tutor people on your opinions...
My hot glue is beatufilly working without any damage, it is clean, no cost and effective.
 


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I bought key holders from amazon, no more hitting the horn/emergency button either!

They're a bit 'shiny, but do the job nicely . I got one red, and one blue - can post pictures of my own if anybody would like to see them - but they're pretty much as pictured here.

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I asume that fellow Jeepers preventing the key to come out of the fob in a permanent or semi permanent way do not take their doors and roof off, or they do remove them and leave the center console and the glove box unsecured.
 

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I bought key holders from amazon, no more hitting the horn/emergency button either!

They're a bit 'shiny, but do the job nicely . I got one red, and one blue - can post pictures of my own if anybody would like to see them - but they're pretty much as pictured here.

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I see these are made of TPU..... the other Chinese ones I tried and said were way heavy were metal... and looked quite like these... These are probably lighter. The weight (metal) of the covers I tested was what I took issue with most.

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Not sure if a Tazer JL is something you will be buying to use with your JL, but the Tazer JL can disable the panic button/horn honk...
 

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I see these are made of TPU..... the other Chinese ones I tried and said were way heavy were metal... and looked quite like these... These are probably lighter. The weight (metal) of the covers I tested was what I took issue with most.
Well that makes more sense, a metal cover would be heavier, also could reduce the range of wireless lock/unlock. These are lighter than metal, guessing a couple ounces. :) Hard for me to compare as I also have a Bronco carabiner on my keys (Hey it was free from Ford). :)

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@MacombRoger

I see these are made of TPU..... the other Chinese ones I tried and said were way heavy were metal... and looked quite like these... These are probably lighter. The weight (metal) of the covers I tested was what I took issue with most.

@ELJeffe77

Not sure if a Tazer JL is something you will be buying to use with your JL, but the Tazer JL can disable the panic button/horn honk...
These are like a hard coated plastic - not heavy at all, and easy to put on the key. They're a bit 'shiney', but assuming you don't mind that, they're great!

As for the disabling of the panic alarm, good to know - i'll have to get a tazer mini in the future - ty!
 
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Well that makes more sense, a metal cover would be heavier, also could reduce the range of wireless lock/unlock. These are lighter than metal, guessing a couple ounces. :) Hard for me to compare as I also have a Bronco carabiner on my keys (Hey it was free from Ford). :)

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You are asking for Trouble, putting those two together
 

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A little hassle when you need the key, but then, when has anyone needed it?
Hm. I use my key all the time. I have a hood lock and gas cap lock installed, and I lock it up if I ever go somewhere in town.
 

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With the key, I just pry it out, use it and push back in its wedged (by dried hot glue) channel. The key sticks back in place and it is strong enough to disable the release button/spring action.
Ahh ok. I was thinking you just had a dot of glue, not filling the whole spot. Lol. I used hockey tape for a bit then just got a couple silicone ones. Does the trick.

 

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