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Old 06-10-2003, 23:40   #1 (permalink)
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Scared to buy alloy's

Hey guyz,

Its about time for my wagon to ditch the shitty ole steel wheels and caps for a set of nice shiney new alloys. Problem is that im scared they will get pinched like my last 2 set were. What can i do to prevent theives rippen em off?? Ive got a mongoose alarm/immobilizer but i reckon they'd still get nickked. What do u guys think??

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Old 06-10-2003, 23:41   #2 (permalink)
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Doh, wrong forum..

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Old 06-11-2003, 03:52   #3 (permalink)
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go and get a set of lock nuts from any good tyre place and that will slow them down... but if they real want them they WILL get them
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Old 06-11-2003, 04:13   #4 (permalink)
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also, im gathering you have shock sensors?

turn them up a little bit aswell, that way when you put lock nuts on, when they try to wrench the lock nuts off it will set the alarm off aswell

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Old 06-11-2003, 04:14   #5 (permalink)
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there is only one solution to your problem....unfortunately it involves hiding in your boot with a length of 2x4 and waiting for the low life bastards...


you could always get all nuts as lock nuts...that would slow them down...it would be funny though if they got the shits trying to take the wheels so took the whole car instead!!!
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there is only one solution to your problem....unfortunately it involves hiding in your boot with a length of 2x4 and waiting for the low life bastards...
Hahaha

/me pictures Brent unsuccessfully "hiding" in the back of the wagon... Unless you have ShagCurtains (TM) or IllegalTint (C) that is...

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Old 06-11-2003, 05:39   #7 (permalink)
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Wagon man.....dont go spending that money until you get the T5 in!

The rate your going, your car will NEVER be able to keep up with me....hehehe
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Old 06-11-2003, 05:52   #8 (permalink)
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I've seen new alarm add-on things that sense when your car gets jacked up. Apparently, they can detect 1 degree of tilt. I think I saw them at Strathfields, but a few alarm places should have them now.

And get lock nuts, they will stop druggies and 'oppurtunist' thieves from stealing your rims
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Old 06-11-2003, 07:34   #9 (permalink)
 
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Lock the car up in a fully secured, allarmed, security guarded, dog patrolled Garage and then and only then will you have a 99% chance of keeping them!

Goddamit just as i get new wheels some1 posts this up, now im gunna be bloody paranoid that thell get nicked! Thanks alot :(

Im gunna buy a second set of lock nuts upgrade my alarm and buy a FX pager now as top priority!!
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there is only one solution to your problem....unfortunately it involves hiding in your boot with a length of 2x4 and waiting for the low life bastards...
I was going to suggest conecting a 12v battery to them:D
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