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Extra CAT SSL keys

Discussion in 'Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum' started by dieseld, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. dieseld

    dieseld Senior Member
    from 90210
    Messages: 628

    Stupid question, I know, but here goes. Where are you guys buying extra Cat keys. Dealer? Online source? Would like to get 4 or 5 to have one in each salt truck.
     
  2. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    Your dealer may just comp you a few keys. If not, order 5P-8500, I'm not sure if they are sold individually or in a multi-pack.
     
  3. dieseld

    dieseld Senior Member
    from 90210
    Messages: 628

    Thought I posted this in the Heavy Equipment Forum? Maybe it got moved?
     
  4. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    I am sure you could find them on ebay, but there is no guarantee they will work. I would go to your local dealer and get a few from them.
     
  5. Grassman09

    Grassman09 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,806

    They are a dime a dozen seriously. After my door on my old machine locked me out somehow and I had to spend $250 to get it picked as it was a Friday at 7pm no dealer open til Monday and the machine was running.

    I went to the cat dealer and spent $5 for 8 keys. The keys from my 246B work in my new 262C
     
  6. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    They all use the corporate key, same since....1980 or so.
     
  7. Welderguy24

    Welderguy24 Member
    Messages: 87

    What JohnnyU said, cat key is a cat key is a cat key. I don't know about price but I've got like 10 of them floating around. There everywhere I'd just try google.
     
  8. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,410

    Our local cat dealer comped me 4 keys without hesitation!