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How do you hotwire a car? Answered

Preferably a Chevy El Camino.I lost my keys and I dont want to pay for a lockpicker or new keys.Help would be nice.

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Robot Lover
Robot Lover

9 years ago

I'm pretty sure that all you need to do is short the leads that go to the ignition key switch

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crack_shot_556
crack_shot_556

11 years ago

an El camino? those are easy. take a good knife and a skrew driver. get the knife and use it to pry open the ring around the ignition, then stick the skrew driver into the hole that is left.

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gearhead1951
gearhead1951

11 years ago

been a long dam time since I last had to hotwire a ride ,  and aint too likely i'll be doin' it again very soon either !!

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robotguy4
robotguy4

11 years ago

Quickly press the R2 and L2 buttons on your controller.

See?  Videogames can teach you things!

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gearhead1951
gearhead1951

11 years ago

bypass th' ignition switch by runnin' a wire from th' + battery post to th' distributor ,  then to start th' engine by "shortin'" th' posts on th' starter motor !

To stop th' engine ,  pull th' jumper wire away fron th' battery ! 

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Answer 11 years ago

> bypass th' ignition switch by runnin' a wire from th' + battery post to th' distributor ...
.  Some, if not all, El Caminos use a dropping (ballast) resistor and running straight to the battery will cause premature failure of the coil (and points, if it's old enough).
.  Find the ballast resistor (usually on the firewall) and run a wire from the battery to the key side of it.

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Burf
Burf

11 years ago

This should be what you need:
http://www.wikihow.com/Hotwire-a-Car