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Security finally fitted

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Hi.

So after a bit of research I recently got some security installed on B112 having none whatsoever apart from the steering wheel disclok and fluffy dice !! So I intrusted the Capri to a local shop called Creative Car Sounds which has a great reputation for installing sound systems and security. He did a fantastic job with a very tidy installation. Siren is tucked away out of sight keeping the engine bay nice and tidy. He said he understands how fussy Classic Car owners are :wave: :)

So he fitted a Cat 1 (alarm/Immobiliser) from a very iconic alarm manufacturer and a Cat 5 Tracker. I know if the thieving c#nts want it bad enough they will still try to steal but these new security devices have some brilliant features nowadays like instant alerts and 24/7 staff monitored tracking centre. . This coupled with the usual visual deterrents just gives me better peace of mind especially after spending so i much on B112 :lol:

The chap at Creative Car Sounds, Neil, has a bit of a Facebook page going too and he does short videos of the cars he works on and he did this one on mine :)

https://youtu.be/OxmQmtJe8rQ
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HI Nick,
Great video, your car looks as stunning on there as it does in person. 8-)
When I saw how much time Neil spent studying the underside, I wondered if that was where he was considering mounting the siren ! :lol:

Security upgrades are never a bad idea.

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Andrew 2.8i wrote: ↑Fri Apr 22, 2022 5:02 am HI Nick,
Great video, your car looks as stunning on there as it does in person. 8-)
When I saw how much time Neil spent studying the underside, I wondered if that was where he was considering mounting the siren ! :lol:

Security upgrades are never a bad idea.

Andrew.
:lol: Thanks very much Andrew.

Yep id been thinking about fitting some security for a while mate and as I was increasing my agreed valuation with the insurance company it seemed the right time now.

As I keep B112 in a locked garage the security upgrades did not actually decrease my insurance renewal but they logged it dowm that I now had Thatcham Cat setup and they were happy nonetheless. I have to say Footman James have neen very good really. Ive kept them updated all along with the modifications I done and while they have increased the premium its only been by small amounts so considering all the mods what I have had done they have been very fair tbh. They been very fair with me upping the valuation too.

Regarding Neil looking under the Capri this reminds me of ME !!!! I always have a peek under cars and do you remember the first time we met Andrew. Did not take me long to get down on my hands and knees as I could not resist checking out the underside of yours which gave me great inspiration. !

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Nice one Nick!

Still cars being stolen so don't blame you mate :cool:
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andyd wrote: ↑Fri Apr 22, 2022 10:21 am Nice one Nick!

Still cars being stolen so don't blame you mate :cool:
Thanks very much Andy 😊
Hope all is good with you fella. Hows that lovely Pinto of yours 😊😊
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Fordoholic Nick wrote: ↑Fri Apr 22, 2022 4:11 pm
andyd wrote: ↑Fri Apr 22, 2022 10:21 am Nice one Nick!

Still cars being stolen so don't blame you mate :cool:
Thanks very much Andy 😊
Hope all is good with you fella. Hows that lovely Pinto of yours 😊😊
All ok Nick, best engine in the world innit!
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andyd wrote: ↑Fri Apr 22, 2022 4:26 pm
All ok Nick, best engine in the world innit!

:lol: You know it makes sense Andy...
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