IMO, this is your best bet. It takes all of 5 minutes and a trip to the parts store.I wonder...to remove the ignition cylinder you have to have the key. Turn it to the "run" position, there is a little hole on the side of the cylinder housing, stick a thin piece of metal like a paper clip or a small drill bit in the hole, then the cylinder pulls out. I guess if you can turn the ignition without the key, must be o.k. for removal.
Me, I would probably just leave it alone and run a wire to the negative side of the coil and put a switch (hidden) under the dash, to ground. Basically grounding (negative side) the coil. OR; you could interrupt the power to the coil, with a switch. Keep someone from driving off with you BKO.
It would take more time, effort, and money to wire in a switch than it would to just replace the part.hmmm. can you explain more on the switch. or is it just as simple as you said it?
It only took me about 5 minutes to wire in my cigarette so it works as a kill switch. Push it in and the truck will start, pull it out and it will not. I think it would be kinda nice if I didn't need the key in the ignition.It would take more time, effort, and money to wire in a switch than it would to just replace the part.