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Are the re-appearance of the famous Nismo key blanks genuine? or copies?

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I've noticed recently a whole bunch of the famous Nismo metal key blanks appearing on eBay and also on the Kudos website...



These keys in years past used to sell for several hundred dollars USD, but are going for $70-80 now 🤔

Does anyone know if these are genuine? Good reproductions? Old stock that someone has discovered? Or has Nismo has started making them again?

Hoping someone might know :)

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If Kudos Motorsport has them I'd think they'd be genuine Nismo - they don't sell crap or knockoffs. Neither does CJmotor on Ebay. What is confusing is the price at $66 from Kudos and $79 from Jacky at CJmotor. Very strange, as it appears to be genuine as the original "Nismo Design Key" is infact part number KEY01-RN008.

For comparison, the definitely known to be genuine BCNR33 GTR keys are $99, but that R33 GTR key is now part of the Nismo Heritage program, part KEY00-RHR30 to replace existing genuine Nissan part KEY00-00185 which is why they've gone from about $50 up to $99.

Check RHDjapan. If it's aftermarket and available, they 99% of the time have it listed on their site. This Nismo logo key is not listed on RHDjapan and is definitely not listed in the 2020 Nismo catalogue.

I think a call to Andrew at Kudos or Jacky at CJmotor is the only way you'll get an explanation

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Amm ... it tells you in the advert, "Style" is the code for china copy ........   "Nismo Style Key (Blank) for Nissan" 

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On 16/01/2021 at 12:50 PM, Butters said:

Amm ... it tells you in the advert, "Style" is the code for china copy ........   "Nismo Style Key (Blank) for Nissan" 

I'm inclined to agree here

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