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Old 03-30-2007, 10:06 AM   #1
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I have had a number compartment locks break on my 2002 Challenger. The plunger is made of white medal and easily breaks. They cost a fortune in Canada because Damon will ship to Canada only via UPS which charges a very hefty brokerage fee which is passed to the customer

So I took things into my own hands. Here is some info on the manufacturer of these locks

Go to http://fastecindustrial.com/products.htm
Select Compartment Locks
Select Locksets
Select Baggage Locks

This brings you to a page which shows the locks used on the 2002 Damon
(Extended plunger) and on some Newmars (regular plunger)

In late 2005, I worked with a Lady named Felicity "Flip" Miller who has
been most helpful. Her email is felicityjm@fastecindustrial.com and her
tel number is either 1-800-837-2505 or 574-266-9373. They will ship to
Canada via post. I have just paid US$9.00 for an extended plunger lock
mechanism with key and US$1.50 for each of 10 extended plungers (I will
not be caught again). Total cost including shipping and packaging via
US post will be US$43.00. Much better than going through Damon and UPS and their
brokerage fees.

Hope this helps

Preston
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Old 03-30-2007, 10:06 AM   #2
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I have had a number compartment locks break on my 2002 Challenger. The plunger is made of white medal and easily breaks. They cost a fortune in Canada because Damon will ship to Canada only via UPS which charges a very hefty brokerage fee which is passed to the customer

So I took things into my own hands. Here is some info on the manufacturer of these locks

Go to http://fastecindustrial.com/products.htm
Select Compartment Locks
Select Locksets
Select Baggage Locks

This brings you to a page which shows the locks used on the 2002 Damon
(Extended plunger) and on some Newmars (regular plunger)

In late 2005, I worked with a Lady named Felicity "Flip" Miller who has
been most helpful. Her email is felicityjm@fastecindustrial.com and her
tel number is either 1-800-837-2505 or 574-266-9373. They will ship to
Canada via post. I have just paid US$9.00 for an extended plunger lock
mechanism with key and US$1.50 for each of 10 extended plungers (I will
not be caught again). Total cost including shipping and packaging via
US post will be US$43.00. Much better than going through Damon and UPS and their
brokerage fees.

Hope this helps

Preston
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Old 03-21-2008, 05:36 PM   #3
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It's been a year since your post, but it still helps people out. I have had the same problems with my locks. Thanks for the info. I can just get them directly now.
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Old 03-21-2008, 07:00 PM   #4
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Hey Preston! Thanks for the post. Since you wrote that, I too have been a victim of this disease. I forgot that you had a line on the actual part I needed and I will now order a few just in case. When my striker broke, of course my door was closed and latched securely. I had to go through the opposite compartment (thank God they are pass through) and unscrew the offending latch then go back out, pop out the latch and open the door. I really don't want to do that again.

Thanks!

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Old 03-24-2008, 09:56 AM   #5
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I decided to have a local fabricator custom make plungers out of a better metal than normal.

I provided him with a "Master" and he is casting new ones (Soon I hope) alas his casting shop is in his garage and it's cold out there just now.
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Old 05-12-2008, 09:12 AM   #6
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i have a 99 intruder.go to www.trimarkcorp.com
they make the locks for my rig
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