Central Locking just installed for $28 - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > Australian Falcons
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

Australian Falcons Discuss the australian born and bred models here. Includes the 80's 90's and present day Falcons offered by Ford Oz.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-21-2004, 11:51   #1 (permalink)
jjj
Registered User
 
jjj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Qld
Posts: 278
Central Locking just installed for $28

Well i have had enough with my EA series II door locks and brought a 4 door central locking kit from brisbane car sound for $28. It took about 4 hours to fully install it and I am quite happy with the outcome. Although the back doors are pricks when locating the motors and running the wiring loom. I noticed that the EA's must have had a recall because my car had aluminium guards pop riveted in over the rear door locks for anti-theft purposes which was badged 11/91. The car was built in 10/89. Anyone seen this security mod before because it made locating the central locking motors a real prick.

Cheers Luke.
__________________
1997 EL Ford Fairmont.

1 Owner vehicle,
78000km's on the clock (12-1-05),
Showroom condition with all the fairmont goodies,
Metallic Silver.
jjj is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-21-2004, 14:55   #2 (permalink)
Jim Mock You Rock
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: sYDNEY
Age: 45
Posts: 1,766
Re: Central Locking just installed for $28

Dear Luke,
because here in Sydney it is my job to do things like central locking I really dont believe that the cover was placed there for security purposes with the rivets..The rivets are more a time saving cost cutting ploy.Normally in alot of cars you can remove and discard theses covers.Then it makes the job alot easier.
useless is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2004, 18:38   #3 (permalink)
jjj
Registered User
 
jjj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Qld
Posts: 278
Re: Central Locking just installed for $28

Hi,

I'm pretty sure the cover which is made out of sheet metal not (aluminium) is to stop people from putting a coat hanger down through the rubber at the quarter panel window and thus manipulating the rear door lock. If I was to remove it, it would be shit easy to break into the car. I just bent them a little bit and put the motors behind them.

Cheers Luke.
__________________
1997 EL Ford Fairmont.

1 Owner vehicle,
78000km's on the clock (12-1-05),
Showroom condition with all the fairmont goodies,
Metallic Silver.
jjj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2004, 18:44   #4 (permalink)
known as tibbo
 
RaceCraft's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Brisbane
Posts: 2,033
Re: Central Locking just installed for $28

they are galvanised steele, why they are they i have nfi but they are factory EA-ED afaik
RaceCraft is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2004, 20:32   #5 (permalink)
Jim Mock You Rock
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: sYDNEY
Age: 45
Posts: 1,766
Re: Central Locking just installed for $28

Quote:
Originally Posted by jjj
Hi,

I'm pretty sure the cover which is made out of sheet metal not (aluminium) is to stop people from putting a coat hanger down through the rubber at the quarter panel window and thus manipulating the rear door lock. If I was to remove it, it would be shit easy to break into the car. I just bent them a little bit and put the motors behind them.

Cheers Luke.
My wifes old ea was broken into real easy..But I wont mention here in case others see it. All ea b etc are too easy to get into unfortunately.
useless is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2004, 23:38   #6 (permalink)
Veteran Ford Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Age: 28
Posts: 5,083
Re: Central Locking just installed for $28

Quote:
Originally Posted by RaceCraft
they are galvanised steele, why they are they i have nfi but they are factory EA-ED afaik
Also EF-EL.

Not that it matters, there are easier ways to break into a Falcon.
psycho chicken is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2004, 23:50   #7 (permalink)
400 kg ego
 
Troutman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 6,188
Re: Central Locking just installed for $28

My EL wagon had a cover like that over ONE of the rear doors. I was going mad trying to get around it to take off the door handle. In the end I had to get out the cordless drill, and upon pulling the cover out I smashed it beyond recognition and threw it as far as I could.
__________________
Jack Travis, E-Series Acting President

1989 Ford Fairmont Ghia turbo/GL replica (underway)
1994 Eunos 800M
1990 Ford Laser S
Troutman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 00:34   #8 (permalink)
{';'}
 
XRated's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: A Shoe
Age: 30
Posts: 4,356
Re: Central Locking just installed for $28

Hey Luke,

Are the central locking motors loud? I really despise the ones in early Falcons...
__________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sundeep
Eh Yagz, suck my left teste mate I'll have boost for $1k, even if it is only 1 pound.

Check my ride, HERE
XRated is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 01:26   #9 (permalink)
jjj
Registered User
 
jjj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Qld
Posts: 278
Re: Central Locking just installed for $28

Hi Xrated,

No there not loud at all, my dad's EB fairmont work car is a lot louder. But probably give it a few years and the motors will get tired and they will probably start making a bit of noise.

Cheers Luke.
__________________
1997 EL Ford Fairmont.

1 Owner vehicle,
78000km's on the clock (12-1-05),
Showroom condition with all the fairmont goodies,
Metallic Silver.
jjj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 09:29   #10 (permalink)
EA-S MPI 5-Speed
 
BoZZa17's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Hoppers Crossing, VIC
Age: 28
Posts: 403
Re: Central Locking just installed for $28

i also got aftermarket central locking cost my $50
its just a small clunk
instead of the vrrrrrrrrrrrrt noise the smartlock makes
BoZZa17 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > Australian Falcons



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Central Locking ChAmP-EAgHiA Interior | Electrical | ECU 5 07-12-2004 02:02
96 Mondeo factory central locking atticu11 Audio And Security 2 06-18-2004 03:15
Central locking problem EAtom Interior | Electrical | ECU 3 05-11-2004 10:01
central locking larry longprong Interior | Electrical | ECU 2 03-18-2002 12:42
How 55 speed cameras make $116,000 each day from fines Falchoon The Pub 8 01-21-2002 04:52

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 21:37.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.