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I was fortunate to purchase a key blank for my 93.5 Esprit, but now I can't find anyone to cut the key. All the locksmiths tell me it requires a "laser cut" machine, but then they say that it isn't actually a laser that cuts the machine.

I am assuming that it is probably some sort of micro router that cuts this type of key. Like in this video:

http://youtu.be/4nbgcfd9oxI

Has anyone had a key cut for these model year Esprits? Do I need to go to a dealer (100+ miles away from me?)
 

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Can you send a picture of the cut on your key? I might be able to do it for you and we also have a machine which can cut a key using the VIN number.
 

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it seems I can only find a locksmith with the regular "grinding wheel" style key cutter.

Being I that I only have a single key for my car, I don't want to mail it anywhere....as I'd be totally screwed if it got lost in transit!

I guess I'll have to drive to the Lotus Dealer in Orlando FL.
 

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Any Lotus dealer should be able to order you one from the VIN, I ordered one from a dealer in New York a few years back and I'm in Fla.
 
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