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Need in my trunk

I have a 1972 Chevy Chevelle, and i lost the keys to the trunk. I'm selling it, but i need to remove my speakers and amp from the trunk. I looked online and found out i could use a screwdriver and hammer to force the lock to turn. I tried that, still couldnt get it to open. Someone suggested that i use a screwdriver and just pop out the whole lock then use a screwdriver to open the trunk. Guess what? I have no idea on how to pop out the whole lock. I already know about going through the trunk, but there is a metal plate behind the seat. Even if i could go throught the back seat my speaker box is blocking me from reaching the lock. I would call a locksmith, but i dont have the money. Thats the whole reason for me selling my baby! He wants the car, i need the money, and my stereo equipment. Could anyone help me with that?

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Easiest and Most effective Solution is to Drill it out. Get you a Drill Bit a Little Bit Smaller than the Lock itself and Start Drilling till you get thru. BE CAREFUL though! I would HATE to hear that you Damaged that Chevelle! My Favorite too. Still got my 69' SS 396 Conv. and an 87' Grand National. Would KILL for Either One!!!!!

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