Alarms & steering wheel lock devices etc

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Richard_4.8i

Alarms & steering wheel lock devices etc

Postby Richard_4.8i » Mon Mar 21, 2005 11:33 pm

Can anyone recommend a DIY fit immobiliser or alarm/immobiliser? (not that anyone seems to notice a car alarm except if it's outside your house!)

I've heard Disklok are the best steering wheel-type lock - anyone use one, recommend them?

thanks
Richard

rustyoldford

Disklock

Postby rustyoldford » Tue Mar 22, 2005 1:07 am

I've got one, fantastic big mutha so it is!
70 well spent I think, I defy anyone to get it off with anything less than a large angle grinder! :)

Ray_GT

Steering locks are easily removed by...

Postby Ray_GT » Tue Mar 22, 2005 1:32 am

making a cut through the steering wheel with a hacksaw, the metal ring in a steering wheel is usuall pretty small in diameter. If someone wants your car they'll take it. However there are dumb theives out there so it is a good deterent for joyriders.

rustyoldford

you aint getting a disklok off that way!

Postby rustyoldford » Tue Mar 22, 2005 1:46 am

no chance, covers the whole wheel at the front and quite far round the back, pretty tightly too......

caprifan

Re: you aint getting a disklok off that way!

Postby caprifan » Tue Mar 22, 2005 6:35 am

..I agree I have a disklok on mine..it is the only steering lock that is a Thatcham Cat 3 approved.

...would recommend

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Theres also the Momo Thing

Postby Matty2148 » Tue Mar 22, 2005 11:12 am

I think its momo anyway, they do a detachable Boss for your steering wheel ! just unclip the wheel and off you go :) The Disklock did take 3 mins 40 secs to bypass at a ABI test i helped with , and the thatcham boys took 3 mins 20 secs, on average a theif will spend less than 2 mins trying to take a car , so any device that can withstand more that 3 mins direct attack passes the highest grade
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Richard_4.8i

looks like it's a disclok then

Postby Richard_4.8i » Tue Mar 22, 2005 12:29 pm

thanks for the replies!

cheers
Richard

BMOT

take your ignition appart when you leave the car

Postby BMOT » Tue Mar 22, 2005 12:34 pm

i take my rotor arm when i park in certain places.

Phoenix_v8

ive gone for serious overkill....

Postby Phoenix_v8 » Tue Mar 22, 2005 1:21 pm

...as i have had a car stolen in the past. I have fuel line lock, battery cut off switch, alarm system with pager that sends a signal to me asking for help:P, brake line lock, a snap off steering wheel on the way and the car is about to be delocked in favour for remote central locking.

capri_turbo

Fort Knox then Phoenix?

Postby capri_turbo » Tue Mar 22, 2005 1:33 pm

can't say I blame you there...

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unfortunately so..

Postby Phoenix_v8 » Tue Mar 22, 2005 1:48 pm

...the area i live in is "unsavoury" to say the least. And seeing is my car is pretty much one of kind it attracts a lot of attention. Already had people try to break into it on two seperate occasions, the time I caught a guy on his own trying to screwdriver the drivers side lock. Needless to say he limped home feeling very sorry for himself and I have a new screwdriver for my collection
If they will try that with the car looking the way it does now, what are they gonna do when the car looks like a sex machine??? lol

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That doesn't necessarly Help

Postby Matty28i » Tue Mar 22, 2005 8:32 pm

Know of a jag 12 cylinder xjs that the owner used to remove them with a very well known local registation number on it and found out that It was nicked out side of his house as someone brought 2 rotor arms I hope he had retention on the plate as it was great but not going to say what it was.

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Re: Alarms & steering wheel lock devices etc

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:20 pm

Love this search button ................
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Re: Alarms & steering wheel lock devices etc

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:31 pm

Over 13 years between posts! Is that a record? :lol:

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Re: Alarms & steering wheel lock devices etc

Postby Jasonmarie » Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:19 pm

I thought it was just funny as I was searching google and come back to really old posts .
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