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Old 02-13-2011, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by MADDOG View Post
Very interesting. Whatever gave you the idea to try this?
I'm a biologist and I knew that "microchip" keys were actually just PIT tags (passive integrated transponders) such as what they use to "microchip" dogs and cats. I noticed when starting my truck one day that the truck auto cranks (feature called tip start according to randy) when you turn the key, even if you don't hold it. I also saw on the forum here that most gen 4 rams have to traditional key component sticking out of them precluding the possibility of the ignition switch using a traditional double sided waffer tumber lock.

In the end I just decided to try it and see what happens.

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