Earlier last month, I picked up the last Silvia trunk lock from FRSport’s inventory as it was the only one I could find domestically. These are packaged new from Nissan with a different set of keys. Most people swap the tumblers from their original trunk lock onto this one, but I decided it would be better to retain the new tumbler and instead rekey it to the car.

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I dragged on this next part for a couple of weeks, but I was eventually able to schedule a mobile locksmith to come by and he was able to perform the necessary the work in about 10 minutes.

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With the trunk lock rekeyed, it was ready to be swapped on.

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Excuse the overly dirty trunk, it has been my daily driver after all and there was a brief stint of rain recently. Maybe when I start driving it less, I will give it an exterior detail – but that day is not today.

Before, whenever I looked at the rear end of the 240sx, I felt that something was off. This trunk lock emblem really was the missing link. While a small detail, I think it added the needed touch to fill out the rear.

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