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kill switch
#1
Any one running a hidden kill switch or anything as a security measure?  
Car is finally getting to the point i can take it out to run errands etc.... 
I try to always stay within eye shot but that can be annoying or just not possible sometimes.  

Im thinking a hidden kill switch would give me a little confidence that it won't be driven away within 60 seconds and used in an epic police chase. Chin

If not a kill switch what are you using?
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#2
Because our hoods have no security it would just take 10 seconds to run a jumper from the battery to the coil and a screwdriver across the battery cable and "S" terminal on the starter solenoid, so you probably need to come up with a hood lock along with a cutoff switch.



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#3
Tucaz529,
I have two hydraulic locks on the brake lines. One in the cab and another under the hood.
You can hot wire the car but it ain't going nowhere with the locks on. And with the audible siren going off while they
are trying to find the locks make it kinda secure.
If they want your car bad enuff, they is going to get it.

Bru
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#4
Take the rotor out and put it in your pocket....
then snap it back in....


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#5
Agreed if they want it they will get it. Im more worried about the opportunistic thief that wants to hop in and take a joy ride.

Interesting idea with Hydraulic locks are they manually operated or are they controlled with a solenoid and a key fob?

I used to have the grant removable steering wheel kit on a daily driver but i gave up on it and walking around with steering wheel got annoying.
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#6
Good idea but i dont wanna lift the hood every time i park.
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#7
You could ground the coil through a switch. If you do that even if the coil wire is jumped it won't start. Or if you have an electric pump run it through a relay controlled by a switch.

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#8
I had a Ravelco installed when I got Christine 6.5 years ago and watched the install.

There is NO way they can hotwire/jump or do anything to start the car. They want it, they will need to tow it.

My plug is under the dash, so you can't even see where to insert the male plug to match up. Paid $500 but feel that's it well worth it.

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(09-09-2019, 06:55 AM)Tucaz520 Wrote: Good idea but  i dont wanna lift the hood  every time i park.
Hydraulic Locks
I have one under the dash and another under the hood.
Mine are manual valve. I step on the break and turn the knob closed which keeps the pressure on the breaks.
When I'm at a hotel or car show I'll close the one under the hood also. that way if they find the one under the dash,
the breaks are still locked. I also have a gps tracker that has a prepaid sim card that works with google maps to show
the cars location.
$40 for the hydraulic locks
$100 for the gps tracker

I put too much effort into the car to not want to save it.

Bru
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(09-09-2019, 07:17 PM)Bru Wrote:
(09-09-2019, 06:55 AM)Tucaz520 Wrote: Good idea but  i dont wanna lift the hood  every time i park.
Hydraulic Locks
I have one under the dash and another under the hood.
Mine are manual valve. I step on the break and turn the knob closed which keeps the pressure on the breaks.
When I'm at a hotel or car show I'll close the one under the hood also. that way if they find the one under the dash,
the breaks are still locked. I also have a gps tracker that has a prepaid sim card that works with google maps to show
the cars location.
$40 for the hydraulic locks
$100 for the gps tracker

I put too much effort into the car to not want to save it.

Bru
Which GPS tracker are you using? Is it connected to the car battery?

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