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Lost . key on 86 Honda vt500 is key code printed somewhere I can easy find so I don't have to send to shop

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To find the keycode, you need to either 1) take out the ignition switch, and it will be on stamped on the side or the bottom. It may have antitheft screws which you will have to either use needle nose vice grips to get out or drill. Either way the screws will have to be replaced. The other option is to remove the helmet holder, possible same screw issue. and it will stamped on the back as well. They make it difficult so that someone cannot easily steal your motorcycle. Once you have the keycode, write it down on the title at home so if you ever need it again, you have it. The key code will be something like "D46", "A16", "C37", "B88". The first letter will be A-B-C-D and then 2 numbers. Hope this helps.

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