Thoughts on Key Fob?

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Just cover it in plasti-dip. Rugged and stylish. ;)
 

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Key fobs pointless design these days. You never take it out of your pocket for anyone to see it. All the trims have standard keyless go. I can't remember the last time I took out my Mustang fob out of my pocket when out and about. I probably never have.
i dont think the base model has keyless go
 

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It's a running joke among JL owners. There's a meme. It's too big. There are hacks to make the metal key flip out less easily as it tends to deploy in your pocket (insert juvenile joke here). I do appreciate that it's meant to look like a jerry can and that there is a specific place to stow it between the cup holders. My gripe about fobs vs keys is that a fob needs a place. Dropping it in a cup holder feels sloppy and poorly planned. My favorite actually are the fob/key hybrids that you actually insert into a socket. The market seems to be going away from those though.

Nate
Why dont you leave it in your pocket?
 

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I never use my keys any more. Either I use my phone or keyless entry I can care less what they look like.
 

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Unpopular opinion: I would do some borderline innapropriate things to have a normal key like this again.
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Anybody else? Oh just me ok.
 

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I could. Sometimes I do. If I'm driving home I'll leave the fob in the Jeep in my garage.
gotcha, to be clear I really wanted to know. I wasn't being snobby.

For some reason I don't leave my fobs in the car even when i park in the garage. I have no clue why
 

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Unpopular opinion: I would do some borderline innapropriate things to have a normal key like this again.
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Anybody else? Oh just me ok.
That's all my truck uses. I still like it more than pushing any buttons. My locks freeze up in the winter though...so i guess there's that
 

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I always like the NC Miata's Smart Key. It was about the size and shape of a credit card and just a little thicker, so you could keep it in your wallet. Still had a little valet key integrated in to it, too.

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I hate my wifes 2018 VW Tiguan. When I get out of a store and I hit unlock, it only unlocks the drivers door. Than I get frustrated and hit it 34593284059 more times in a vigorous fashion to make sure to pleases the car into unlocking the tailgate and other doors. How hard is it to unlock all doors with one touch. Grrrrr! :devilish:

Vote for an actual key, yes please.
 

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Unpopular opinion: I would do some borderline innapropriate things to have a normal key like this again.
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Anybody else? Oh just me ok.
I'll go half-way there with you icavedin. I would love an actual key for starting a car, or, even inserting and turning a key, and then hitting a START button (à la my old s2000). But I'm not mourning the gradual extinction of key holes on doors.

Nate
 
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Heh, our 2012 Ford has an actual key. This fob and autolock/unlock you speak of is pure wizardry.🧙‍♂️
 

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i dont think the base model has keyless go
It has keyless entry and start. No keyholes anywhere on the doors.

The only keyhole I see is on the center armrest and glove box.
 

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