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Actually, the teeth on the blade ARE a match. I also never stated that it was not a visual match. All I said was that the AA man replaced it and had to file the rectangular hole. It simply has the tip missing. Infact, give me a few mins I'll post a pic.
Here is the pic. Top key is my main key. Bottom one is the spare with a replacement blade.
As you can see the replacement blade is cut normally but the tip was taken off to file the rectangular hole into the key. I really cannot beleive I've stooped so low that I'm posting keys of my car to defend some poor soul who was giving me a bit of advice.
I'm sorry, but I stand by my comment more than ever now.
There is no way, even if someone promised to pay for the potential repairs, that I would have ever contemplated sticking that bottom key in my ignition.
It is clearly not a visual match, which you had described - not stated, as you say I claim.
You've really blown this up over nothing.
Currently in N7Qauto's garage:
Safrane, 2.0i Auto, 2000, RXEX, VF1B54L