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Old 05-09-2007, 06:46 PM
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So, I guess I'll have to buy an alarm.

After work, I stopped at the grocery store. A car pulls up with 4 "hood rats" in it. They wanted to know if I wanted to sell my car. It's a 94 Buick lesabre 4dr. Perfect "donk" material, I guess. I told them no and they began to drive off. I went into the store, waited 2 or 3 minutes and went back out. They had drove around and came back and were just sitting there behind my car. When they saw me walking up, they drove off and I watched them leave the parking lot. So.... I'll be rigging up some kind of anti-theft this weekend. Maybe a kill switch. No one gives a crap if they hear an alarm going off. These were just punks and a kill switch should do the job.

I can't believe I'm having to do this on a 94 Buick 4dr! I hope I don't have to go so far as riding with Smith and Wesson too.

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Old 05-09-2007, 06:58 PM
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If they made off with it you'd probably be seeing it disguised with some 22s and a monster stereo (both stolen as well) in the trunk. Maybe some deep tinted windows and gold trim.

Find a way to wire up a door handle zapper.
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Old 05-09-2007, 06:58 PM
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Kill switch is the best thing to have. Even better yet is two!
saved my dads dodge truck after some punks tried to rip it off in detroit. They knocked out the window and messed with the column a little but it was still there. He also had a pedal lock on it as well. He got really protective after his 454 suburban was stolen. That thing was sharp. Too bad.
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Interesting thread because just 10 minutes ago I got an email from my friend Jerry (454Rattler here on HR.Com) and he came home to find a guy in his driveway with an empty auto hauler. Jerry went right up to find out what the guy was up to and he claimed he was "just turning around" (both Jerry and I live in fairly remote areas of Northern WI and there just are NOT that many auto haulers cruising about.) Jerry's anti-theft precaution takes a little time and effort but it works...he keeps the rear end of the car up on jack stands and locks up the rear wheels in his house.

THIS is what's in his garage (the coupe), so who can blame him for being cautious.

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Interesting thread because just 10 minutes ago I got an email from my friend Jerry (454Rattler here on HR.Com) and he came home to find a guy in his driveway with an empty auto hauler. Jerry went right up to find out what the guy was up to and he claimed he was "just turning around" (both Jerry and I live in fairly remote areas of Northern WI and there just are NOT that many auto haulers cruising about.) Jerry's anti-theft precaution takes a little time and effort but it works...he keeps the rear end of the car up on jack stands and locks up the rear wheels in his house.

THIS is what's in his garage (the coupe), so who can blame him for being cautious.

Lol nothing says "anti theft" than a jacked up rear axle with the rear wheels removed. Definately would be cautious though with that beauty.
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Ain't Texas great, that's why they have conceled hand gun permits
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Yea, I checked mine last night, when I got home. I'm sure I won't need it for something like this, but it's good to know I have it.

I'm going the kill switch route. I picked one up after work today. It just chaps my butt that I'm having to put it on a '94 Buick LeSabre! 4 DOOR! My neighbor hood is very safe, but it's the other places I go to that would make it an easy target. I used to snicker when I saw cars like mine with $3,000 worth of tires and rims. Now it's even funnier, so I point when I laugh. Gets 'em all upset. LOL
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Yea, I checked mine last night, when I got home. I'm sure I won't need it for something like this, but it's good to know I have it.

I'm going the kill switch route. I picked one up after work today. It just chaps my butt that I'm having to put it on a '94 Buick LeSabre! 4 DOOR! My neighbor hood is very safe, but it's the other places I go to that would make it an easy target. I used to snicker when I saw cars like mine with $3,000 worth of tires and rims. Now it's even funnier, so I point when I laugh. Gets 'em all upset. LOL
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Just be happy it still runs - here in the North East 'rust belt' almost all 1994 anything has been consigned to the local auto 'reclaimation' center as about half of its original weight has been distributed along our highways and byways as iron oxide particles.

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Instead of a kill switch you might try finding where the fuel pump fuse or relay is and just pull it at night when you go in.Or put the fuse or relay in your pocket if your going in a store etc.
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Instead of a kill switch you might try finding where the fuel pump fuse or relay is and just pull it at night when you go in.Or put the fuse or relay in your pocket if your going in a store etc.
Whoa! You are the MAN! I never would have thought of that. Thanks!
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Run a wire up into the seat upholstery from an ignition coil terminal. The first one to try driving it off will get a nasty surprise.
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