Just a quick update to start off Spring 2022. We are taking a new approach to hiring here at McGuire’s. Lots of service industry companies are looking for technicians and they are hard to find these days. A further problem, is once you DO find someone are they a good fit for your business’ culture? […]
New Laser Cut Honda Motorcycle Keys Available!
The faithful Honda Motorcycle has thrown out a curve ball in recent years starting around 2014 on their CBR line of bikes. Like Ducati, BMW, KTM and several other brands, Honda Motorcycles has introduced laser cut keys. Until recently these have been a problem due to a lack of a quality key and expensive updates […]
We Fix GM Keyless Entry Remotes
Lots of things can go wrong with remotes. General Motors (GM) remotes have had a terrible run of luck on their remotes from about 2004 – present. If your remote isn’t working anymore, bring it in to our shop we can most likely get it working again for FAR less than the cost of a […]
Everything you ever wanted to know about Suzuki Kizashi Keys
The Suzuki Kizashi is a bit of an odd duck. To me it sounds like something a kung fu master would yell during a fight in an old martial arts movie but I digress. The Kizashi was made from 2010 to 2013 and used a Proximity fob as the vehicle’s key. A proximity fob to […]
Enjoy FREE Google Fiber WiFi at our store!
The very second that Google Fiber for business became available for our area we were first in line to sign up. Who doesn’t love gigabit internet speeds?! We were thinking one day about the few customers that have to sit and wait in our shop while we work on their cars or locks. We know […]
Pay in store with Apple Pay and Android Pay!
In late last year (2015) we upgraded our older credit card machine to a newer one that accepts EMV chip equipped credit and debit cards. The U.S. banks are switching up the insides of our credit cards. They’re adding something called EMV technology, which stands for “Europay, MasterCard, and Visa.” Translation: Credit cards will be […]
Locked inside your Corvette with a dead battery?
We have received a few calls over the years that involves the owner being locked INSIDE their Chevrolet Corvette due to a very low or dead battery. Late model Chevy Corvettes are all digital. When you open the door you don’t pull a handle, you press on a rubber button to release the door. There […]
We make Chip keys to the Can-Am Spyder!
How to get the VATS Pellet Number on your Key
General Motors introduced the Vehicle Anti-Theft System (VATS) in the 1986 on the Corvette. The last vehicle to use the technology was the 2005 Buick Century. The black VATS pellet visible in the middle of the blade of the key is the part you need to measure. To do this yourself you need to grab […]
The 2015 Polaris Slingshot is a cool trike!
We are involved in several networks of cutting edge automotive and motorcycle locksmiths. We received word today that we can make keys to the new 2015 Polaris Slingshot. If you haven’t seen the Slingshot by Polaris, you should check it out! Of the two main companies making trikes (Can-Am Spyder and now Polaris slingshot) this […]