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Discussion in 'VL Holden Commodore (1986 - 1988)' started by harry3, Jul 24, 2005.

  1. Tasmaniak

    Tasmaniak Not a valid input....

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    I have tons of simple methods to stop them.....

    Wire in a hidden kill switch from the low tension lead off the coil.
    Remove the rotor button
    Remove the engine fuse
    One of my cars has FIVE hidden kill switches throughout the car. Inside and out. This is for when I leave it somewhere I don't trust over night. (Stumped me a few times as well)
    A GREAT one is to use a relay and get a feed from the remote trigger wire on your CD Player. That way, the car won't start unless the stereo is turned on...stereo won't turn on if the face isn't attached ;)

    have heaps more if wanted
     
  2. stock_vl

    stock_vl wh internationals?

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    just curious.... with the car alarms right... if i had mine set and i was going away for 2 weeks and some lil @$#@ tried to break into my car set it off and ran away..... how long until the alarm stops? does it?? would be quite annoying for those around if it didnt stop!!

    im thinking i might make a row of maybe 4 switchs either side of my gear stick or something..... but the problem is what are the best wires to use?? like, i dont wont a wire that is to the fuel pump say... cause then some little kid is going to jump in my car so some nice shinny buttons and press them all =( Grr.....

    maybe something to the starter motor?
     
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    You know...the first thing I do when I climb into a customers car and it won't start and I see a row switches beside me? Flick them all and then start the car.

    An alarm system will sound for 30 seconds before resetting itself.

    I STRONGLY suggest going with my headunit idea if you don't want to fork out on an alarm system. It's VERY simple and will cost you the price of a relay. (about $6) If you are interested then let me know and I will post a HOW-TO for you.
     
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    Don't post a how to about alarms in public threads.

    My old alarm never shut off. And the new one does 5 cycles of 1 minute I think.
     
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    Bextor. Bcause of the type of immobiliser it is. Posting in a forum is no dramas. The car will not start without the face of the that CD Player. It's the same as taking the keys. Infact, it becomes better then the key because of it's stealth factor.
     
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    haha u could always take your steering wheel with you if you leave your car over night. mite stump a few dumb bunnies who try and get away :p
     
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    Okay mate, was just making sure you didn't go posting do this and do that type items. If its something like the headunit idea I don't see any problem.

    however if your posting what it is. And somebodys monitoring the forum, which would/ does happen. It's kind of a giveaway as to where to look.
     
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    hey would you be able to post a how-to for the detachable face idea?...as detailed as possible coz im likely to f..k up somewhere along the line. If not, private msg me.
    Thanks
     
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    http://carminder.com.au/ excellent if it is ever stolen and also if you lend your car to your sister to see where she is LOL!!!
    No good under a 5 story underground carpark thought lol
     
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    Now, what the ****?! I posted a long arse how to...I swear I did...it was late (early) but I'm sure I hit the send! oh well....better start typing.

    Secki, there are much better options then carminder as well.
     
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    ucwepn America just kicked in yo

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    fickun c*nts had a go at my car last night,
    I was having to leave it in the street for about a week now because of allot of engine parts in my garage ( car is garaged now tho) I came out this morning and the boot was wide open, glovebox wide open and drivers door wide open. nothing is missing (lucky because I got a sub and 2 amps in the boot) except they took my wheel brace extension (so I didn't scratch my rims) I think they must have thought it was my locknut key HAHA hahahahahaha sucked in I have the key (I keep it up my ass LOL) I guess they thought they would get the locknut key and come back another night for the mags. LOL ROFL, sad as it may seem its probably another commodore owner (who is probably a junkie) that can't afford to get himself some decent wheels. I worked hard for my wheels. Its a shame but from now on the car stays locked up (it was really windy last night but if I had of heard them they would have met the edge of my ninja sword).

    Ladies and gentlemen lock up your VL's they are very easy to pinch. The clublock saved my car I think.

    *end rant*
     
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    Anti Theft

    Boito 12 gauge over/under shot gun, and 2 dogs to let me know it's time to use it. Only suitable for home but very effective.
     
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    2 point immobiliser with BLACK wiring and alarm system. Doesnt hurt to take the ignition fuse out either. Thieves dont usually think of that, spend their time looking for non existent kill switches lol.

    And if you dont keep your lock nut in your car, what do you do when you get a flat tyre?
     
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    Anyone thought of a switch for the neutral switch on manual transmission cars?
     
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    ^ you’ve resurrected a rather old thread but if you want a period accurate car alarm for your ‘doore try a Magnavolt.

     
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    The electrified door handles from the Rezvani Tank (https://www.whichcar.com.au/news/2020-rezvani-tank-revealed) would be a nice retro fit item.
     
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