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Old 06-03-2003, 06:22   #1 (permalink)
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Do you wear protection?

What is everyone useing for security for their new BA's??

I'm thinking of installing an alarm and/or other protective devices in mine, and need all the goss on whats good and whats not.
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Old 06-03-2003, 16:24   #2 (permalink)
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I have just got wheel lock nuts and a stearing wheel lock for those large car parks... Thats it for me..
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I'VE ORDERED THE FACTORY ALARM ($605) ON MY XR6, ON PAR WITH GOOD AFTERMARKET DEVICES, AND WORKS WITH THE REMOTE AS WELL. PLUS LOCK NUTS FOR THE WHEELS, PLUS A CLUB LOCK FOR THE STEERING WHEEL. HOPE THAT COVERS IT
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Glenn1977 is the factory alarm available after delivery?
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Not sure, but should be as it is a dealer fit accessory
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Thank god you've stopped shouting! Do you know if these alarms are compatible with an AU? Of course you probably don't - why would you know or care. Think I'll ring Ford and ask for a price.
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I have just got wheel lock nuts and a stearing wheel lock for those large car parks... Thats it for me..
Same here. I was originally going to get QikTrak but after making some enquiries here on the Forum I got some fairly negative feedback on it and decided against it. The car is fully insured and gets replaced with a brand spanker if it gets stolen in the first year, not that I want this to happen of course.

I'm not a big believer in alarms, most people ignore them. I know I would hesitate to challenge someone I saw getting into a car with an alarm going off in case they pulled a knife or gun.
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No alarm here. Not a fan of steering wheel locks (cut the steering wheel off she comes)
What I have got is a Solex pedal lock.

www.niceproducts.com.au/solex/solex_2.htm

Dont know how easy it is to crack but gives me peace of mind.

Also have lock nuts.
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Old 06-03-2003, 22:05   #9 (permalink)
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i relie on the factory fitted smart lock which incorporates an engine immoboliser on my ELXR8.

I feel comfortable enough with the factory security to keep mine safe.

Even if was a BA id still feel safe with the factory security.
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alarm is available after delivery see your dealer.
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