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So I saw a couple of videos about people who have dissolved the plastic on their transportation cards to get out the rfid chip and then placed the chip in a key fob of their own making. Has anyone tried something similar with model 3's keycard? would love to know if anyone has and, if it worked...
I took one of my Model 3 key cards to the factory today and had the techs x-ray it to locate the delicate bits that should be avoided should someone to want to punch a hole for a valet key chain or hook.
The field of view of the x-ray is limited (it's for chips), but here's a set of images that...
While telling my coworkers that my phone works as a key for the Model 3, they jokingly said they would grab my phone off my desk when I wasn't there and go take my car for a joyride. Not that I'm worried that they would actually do it, but it got me thinking - is that all it takes?
(sorry for reposting this in a new thread, but don't want this to get lost for new owners)
Experiment #1: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (my daily wireless phone)
Tesla App already installed and vehicles loaded into app.
Set to Airplane mode. This kills WiFi, Cellular, and BT.
While in Airplane mode...