Keys for the ignition switch
Moto Guzzi V700, V7 Special, Ambassador, 850 GT, 850 GT California, Eldorado, and 850 California Police models
I extracted this information from Fred Sahms off of the old Topica Loopframe_Guzzi news group (which has now moved to Yahoo!) AND from Key Men AND from Keys4Classics AND from the Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (MGNOC) publication
Tips for Guzzis, Volume II AND from Charlie Mullendore of Antietam Classic Cycle.
The ignition switch was made by Magneti Marelli (Italian company). There will be a letter code followed by two numbers stamped on the switch. The letter code, usually
F, indicates the key code blank that you'll need.
F series key blanks (code series F1-78):
- Curtis: FT29
- Dominion: 63SP
- Ilco: 63SP
- Ilco: F91FS
- Silca: AF5B
I finally sourced an original ignition switch for my Ambassador but it was missing the key. I ordered several replacements from Keys4Classics out of Australia. My lock is an
Fseries and the key blanks that I received are SILCA AF5B. They work perfectly in my lock. FYI, Keys4Classsics did an excellent job of responding to my e-mails and shipping was inexpensive and prompt. First rate.
- Taylor: F69F
E series key blanks (code series E1-78):
- Curtis: FT28
- Dominion: R63SP
- Ilco: R63SP
- Silca: AF5A
The SILCA AF5A works equally well in the
Eseries locks. Again, Keys4Classics out of Australia is a fantastic source.
- Taylor: F69E
- Hillman: M11 (It is for a Master brand padlock)