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Old 11-02-18, 02:43 PM
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These suggestion are fascinating. Thank you all for your suggestions. I'd rather come back to my car with parts missing than to have to find the car missing altogether. Several "stolen" car post in my area over the years have resulted in the car never being found.
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Do you want to carry a steering wheel around with you while you are away from your car? Its too big to hide it in the car where it cant be found.
I don't park the car on the streets often. I am thinking of carrying a backpack for when I do. I am also thinking of getting a gps tracker for the car. My buddy just had his car stolen by someone with a tow truck and it has not been located yet. I never want that to deal with that and after 10 years of owning the car it means a lot to me.
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I haven't looked at modern alarms. There use to be auto page and similar stuff. I would imagine these days they have something to send a text or something. I am not that close to tackling my interior which will include an alarm probably so I have no idea. Worth looking into if your that worried.
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I never park my car... unless I'm in it lol. Honestly though, I drive an Rx-7 to achieve the driving high -it's the supreme.

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I never park my car... unless I'm in it lol. Honestly though, I drive an Rx-7 to achieve the driving high -it's the supreme.
I understand man. I wouldn't trade mine for anything. These are ultimate rides imo.sexy as hell too!
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Remove your one ignition wire from Coil to distributor. Most people won't find that, and the car will never start.
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The ideas above make a great list of things to check if the car don't start ... LOL
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Some GM vehicles have been stolen from dealers lots with a masterkey it seems like. So all these little things just add layers which isn’t a bad thing.

The thought of it being stolen with a tow truck is the hardest to prevent probably. And it’s not uncommon to see an rx7 on a roll back lol.

If you think your car is safe in a garage then watch this video.
. It takes 6 seconds to open a garage door with a coat hanger...


So yea, create layers of protection for your car.


I found out my security system still works.... well my wife did... and she was piiiiiissssssed.
I tried to drive the car to work one day but the battery was dead. So I hooked it up to the charger and went to work. She called 20 mins later fuming because the alarm was going off, which made the dog go nuts, which woke up the sleeping new born baby.... luckily I have a friend that lives close by and could unhook the battery on his way to work.
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I would pull a EFI relay and fuse. Helps keep the battery alive if you have abnormal parasitic draw.
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