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Offline ag71

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Security ?
« on: September 08, 2020, 04:48:49 PM »
Just wanting to see what other members have security wise on there older Mustangs mines a '66, I was thinking of some sort of kill switch under the dash or a cut out switch under the dash to my electric fuelpump ?

I don't really want to fit an alarm.

Anyone got any advice as to what they have fitted on there cars ?

Cheers,

Offline aussie trev

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2020, 06:49:06 PM »
Place a big dog in the car :grin:

Offline jiffy

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2020, 09:10:04 PM »
Fit bollards to your garage floor in front of your car. Statistically speaking, it's there more than not, and all the kill switches in the world won't help if they use a flat-bed to carry it away, or cut the wires to your coil and hot wire it.

Or take a couple of wheels off it and hide them somewhere else in the house each time you use it.

But bollards are easier.
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Offline derwin66

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2020, 09:18:51 PM »
Alarm, Gps tracker and a Rottweiler.  Keys to car is at work just in case they break in looking for the keys
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Re: Security ?
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2020, 12:09:13 PM »
MSD ignition has a ground wire you can hook up to a switch.

Other ignition boxes may have the same.

Otherwise I was going to fit a magnetic reed switch into a wire behind the crash pad. Get a super strong magnet to activate it. Only downside is every time you want to start it you have to activate the switch, but it would be very hard for a crim to find a tiny reed switch

Offline RC65

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2020, 06:59:00 PM »
I've done exactly that - hidden toggle switch under the dash (grounded) with the other wire running to the positive terminal on the ignition coil.
Not 100% foolproof but at least it rules out the millennials  from stealing the car :lmao:   

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2020, 07:15:29 PM »
Mine's got three pedals and a gearstick which keeps it safe from 90% of the bad guys out there.


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Re: Security ?
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2020, 07:33:55 PM »
pull the rotor button

Offline ag71

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2020, 11:00:04 AM »
cheers guys a big dog sounds fun, i will look into some sort of hidden kill switch maybe.

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2020, 11:24:40 AM »
There's also GPS tracking with remote fuel pump kill:

https://www.mustrack.com.au/

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2020, 11:57:39 AM »
This is useful, but a GPS signal blocker (readily available) renders these useless.

If a joy-rider takes your car, you'll probably find it - if a professional takes it, they'll have one of these.
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Re: Security ?
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2020, 01:55:34 PM »
Unfortunately if a professional takes it, there's very little you can do except claim on your insurance.

Offline big al

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2020, 10:37:43 AM »
Ag,

I've been installing alarms and Immobilizers in classic vehicles for over 30 years.
I'm also a mustang specialist. and I should be able to help you out and guide you in the right direction
If you're interested give me a call on (02) 9622-8289
I'm located in Western Sydney

Thanks
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Re: Security ?
« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2020, 02:54:49 PM »
thanks Al appreciate it I will plan out which way I am going to go.

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2020, 04:50:58 PM »
Maybe one of these? Lazy man's handbrake too.

https://www.estopp.com/

Stop them scull dragging your ride down the driveway. A monaro got done a little while ago near my house. Nice honed exposed agg concrete driveway, one rainy night, thieves came past and dragged it down the driveway on to a tilt tray.

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #15 on: September 16, 2020, 06:46:25 PM »
Put a manual in it :)

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #16 on: September 18, 2020, 05:45:13 PM »
I agree with a lot of guys on here regarding manual conversion. A Toploader with a Hurst Vertical Gate shifter will frighten all the joy riders. As for professionals.....ring ASIO see if they have a spare spot in their carpark. 

Offline Bucks

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #17 on: September 21, 2020, 10:29:48 AM »
If i am not going to be around for a while, i pull the battery isolator switch bolt out and take the rotor out of the dissy, and quad lock the garage with 4 screwdrivers through the garage door roller rails.
normally if parked some where i take the battery isolator bolt with me.

Offline 66FBK

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Re: Security ?
« Reply #18 on: October 03, 2020, 11:13:53 PM »
I think any measure to safe guard your car is better than none. I work in the security industry and to minimise the risk is always the best option. I have a GSP tracker with battery backup and an isolating switch and security in my garage at home and that is not going over the top, it is the basics. These little things don't break the bank and gives you peace of mind.
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Re: Security ?
« Reply #19 on: October 05, 2020, 11:06:22 PM »
What do you not like about an alarm ?
I installed an alarm with battery backup with two points of embolization, I have hidden siren, wiring and control box. You will not open the bonnet nor open the car without setting the alarm off.   
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