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Old 08-08-2014, 06:57 AM
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Where to put Comfort Access key while driving

New to the 7 forum. Maybe it is just me but where do you put your comfort access keys while driving the car? If in the passenger seat they slide all over the place and if in the cup holder they rattle and are difficult to retrieve..


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New to the 7 forum. Maybe it is just me but where do you put your comfort access keys while driving the car? If in the passenger seat they slide all over the place and if in the cup holder they rattle and are difficult to retrieve..


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Old 08-08-2014, 07:25 AM
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In the gap between the leading edge of the seat and the seat bottom. Extend it out slightly so that you have a nice, relatively tight gap. Even if the gap is large, it won't slide too far.

I wouldn't keep it in my pocket. Because if you're heading to the pool, and forget to take it out (it's summer), you'll dive into the water with the key in your trunks. I actually did that once on a prior car. Luckily the key was not damaged, and it was in the water for 30 minutes.
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I used to keep mine in the cupholder, using the divider as a means of holding it in place.
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In the gap between the leading edge of the seat and the seat bottom. Extend it out slightly so that you have a nice, relatively tight gap. Even if the gap is large, it won't slide too far.



I wouldn't keep it in my pocket. Because if you're heading to the pool, and forget to take it out (it's summer), you'll dive into the water with the key in your trunks. I actually did that once on a prior car. Luckily the key was not damaged, and it was in the water for 30 minutes.

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Is this seriously a thread about where to put your key when you're driving?

This is almost as serious a problem as the CGI car on the dash not matching your actual car color.....
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The Five Series actually has a slot for the key, which is located next to the cup holder.

If this is a very important issue, you may have to trade your Seven in for a Five.

But your Five will not have a RWS.


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Old 08-09-2014, 04:22 AM
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In the gap between the leading edge of the seat and the seat bottom. Extend it out slightly so that you have a nice, relatively tight gap. Even if the gap is large, it won't slide too far.

I wouldn't keep it in my pocket. Because if you're heading to the pool, and forget to take it out (it's summer), you'll dive into the water with the key in your trunks. I actually did that once on a prior car. Luckily the key was not damaged, and it was in the water for 30 minutes.
Exactly where I put mine. Most times I have no passenger and would just keep the passenger seat leg extender, extended, and use that as my nic nac holder. I to have put it in my swim trunk pocket and also forgot I had it in my swim trunks. Jumped in the pool and only realized about an hour later that my key was in my pocket. It appears that they are water proof, because no damage occurred to the key.
Anyway, sometimes I do drive with it my pocket. Its not too big and I hardly notice it, but sometimes, for some odd reason, I dont like driving with anything in my pockets. Depends on my mood.
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key in the cupholder. the key slot in the 5series would be a nice mod
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Old 08-09-2014, 07:27 PM
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this has been one of my pet peeves. we have comfort access so that we don't have to deal with a key, but the damn key fob is so big that it is annoying to leave in your pocket. you might as well have a key slot!
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I saw a hack on a Honda site where a guy took three old "reward cards" and put the guts of the key fob inside. Perhaps someone with a 3D printer could make a buck or two with a case for the remote that has no buttons.

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You driving around in your swimming shorts
My estate is so large that to get from the main house to the pool you have to drive. I have a pool house, but the architect designed it with ultra modern clear walls, rendering it useless. So I'm resigned to driving to the pool in my shorts.

The other hazard is getting to the pool at night. You're always risking accidentally driving into the pool (no street lights), and thus getting the key wet. Such is life .
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My estate is so large that to get from the main house to the pool you have to drive. I have a pool house, but the architect designed it with ultra modern clear walls, rendering it useless. So I'm resigned to driving to the pool in my shorts.

The other hazard is getting to the pool at night. You're always risking accidentally driving into the pool (no street lights), and thus getting the key wet. Such is life .
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Do you guys drive around with Grey Poupon or a regular yellow bottle of mustard ? Really bugs me to keep running out of the Grey.
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