Fob key detension

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i took the clue and ordered a cheapy faraday bag on ebay. thanks again
 

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Here's another way to keep the fob key from opening in your pocket. I opened up my fob, removed and reinstalled the spring to reduce the tension on the key blade. It's been several weeks and with the reduced key tension, the key never opens in my pocket.

Here's the inside of the fob with the cover removed. You need to remove the four torx (T6) screws.
fob open.jpg


Here's all the pieces of the disassembled fob.
fob pieces.jpg


Here's the key and spring in place ready to reassemble.
fob spring.jpg


Detail of tab on spring and matching slot on case. The spring tab goes in slot on case. To reassemble with normal spring tension, you would need to rotate cover to wind the spring tighter before screwing the case back together.
fob spring zoom 2.jpg


Here's how far the key opens with the detensioned spring. The spring is not strong enough to open the key all the way.
fob spring open.jpg
Get these...you will love. Key never pops open(rubber sits just slightly higher than button in that area).

Good quality also...have had on for almost 10months. No tearing, fading or otherwise.if dont like, it's only $10
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I have had my JLUR for 9 months and the key has not opened in my pocked.
Modifications on the key this is totally funny.
 

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I was thinking about putting a little silicone on the side to keep the key in place. Something I could easily dig out if I actually needed the key for something. No way I'm putting a cover on this thing making it bigger than it already is.
 

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I was thinking about putting a little silicone on the side to keep the key in place. Something I could easily dig out if I actually needed the key for something. No way I'm putting a cover on this thing making it bigger than it already is.
You'll like these trust me...hardly adds any size and keeps key from popping open
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It adds too much size for my taste. It's big enough for my pocket as it is. Not looking to make it any bigger. Thanks.
 

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Nah...makes an already large key fob much larger.
Daaaah .... I think you are missing the point of having a fob holster.

Regardless of fob size, the fob in a holster can be attached to a belt loop or clipped to the belt.

No more fob in the pocket.

For guys/gals that have proximity, you attach the fob to your belt and geeeez, you pretty much forget it is there.

I have/use a belt clip holster.

I did not buy and start using the holster cause the fob was too big but rather, just for the reason I mentioned.

I want to hang it and forget it. Don't want a fob, in my pocket, period.

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Daaaah .... I think you are missing the point of having a fob holster.

Regardless of fob size, the fob in a holster can be attached to a belt loop or clipped to the belt.

No more fob in the pocket.

For guys/gals that have proximity, you attach the fob to your belt and geeeez, you pretty much forget it is there.

I have/use a belt clip holster.

I did not buy and start using the holster cause the fob was too big but rather, just for the reason I mentioned.

I want to hang it and forget it. Don't want a fob, in my pocket, period.

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Caution...genius with a keyboard.

Strap the fob to your forehead if dont want in pocket
 

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quoting previous posts comes out in LONG hand is totally UNREADABLE and SPAM
 

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if you wrap a fob in tin foil, will it defeat it? I have a 2018 jeep and i want to hide a key, but i am afraid of the push button start. i am thinking i will hide the fob in the jeep wrapped in foil, and unwrap it if i need it.
Thank goodness car thieves don't know the 'hide a key in ths vehicle because I don't want to carry it around' ploy.
 

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