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Old 05-06-2004, 07:16 PM   #1
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Anti Theft Rims

with wheel locks does it mean it is impossible to steal?

also, what if i add two sets of different brand wheel locks, overkill?
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Old 05-06-2004, 10:45 PM   #2
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Re: Anti Theft Rims

Wheel locks don't mean it's impossible to steal, they are more of a deterant(i think that's the word) 2 different locks isn't really any better. If they really want your wheels, they'll get 'em even if it means taking your whole car.

All wheel lock companies have a master set available to repair shops, dealers, etc. Pretty much anyone can get their hands on a set. Thiefs can also use a hammer & chisel to remove wheel locks, its a matter of minutes.

We had a customer bring a car in with 4 different wheel locks & no keys. To remove them we took a 19mm socket & welded a pieces of steel across inside. Then grooved the wheel lock to match ghetto fab socket, removed all 16 in less than 15 min.
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Get a good alarm and wheeel locks. The trick is to make it as hard as possible
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If someone really wants you rims, they're gonna get 'em.
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Old 05-10-2004, 06:50 AM   #5
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Im doubting anyone in my area can steal my rims without getting a framing hammer upside thier head. I have an Autopage 750LCD with extra features and two way Lcd remote. My suggestion would be to get an expensive alarm something similar to what I have. I set mine in silent so that the siren never goes off. It beeps on my remote when the alarm is triggered so that I can sneak out and bash em.
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Re: Anti Theft Rims

didn't know they were that easy to steal. I'd like the pager alarms, sounds very good.

Also I remember on the news an some guys were breaking into a car and the owner shot killed one of them. The owner went to jail because they were unarmed. sad story.
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Old 05-13-2004, 09:53 AM   #7
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yeah.....whats up with crap like that....you go to jail for protecting what you work sooo hard for.....i hate the laws in that aspect. and if they do get caught, all they get is a slap on the wrist and they go and do it again. I say we go old skool and cut one of they arms/hand/something off so they wont do shit like that ever again. and i agree with jackassi...if they really want your car, they'll find a way to take it man.
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Old 05-15-2004, 09:00 PM   #8
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I wouldnt kill anyone but I will be sure to give them a good old fashion ass woopin. And be proud to get in trouble for protecting my stuff
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Re: Re: Anti Theft Rims

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Also I remember on the news an some guys were breaking into a car and the owner shot killed one of them. The owner went to jail because they were unarmed. sad story.
if you shoot them in the legs, it's not intent to kill.
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Re: Re: Re: Anti Theft Rims

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if you shoot them in the legs, it's not intent to kill.
you're one sick mofo!!
on that note... go for the achillies... they can't walk when their calf is coiled up by their knee
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Old 05-18-2004, 02:32 AM   #11
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Re: Re: Re: Anti Theft Rims

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if you shoot them in the legs, it's not intent to kill.
Maybe charged with assualt with deadly weapon. You'll get less jail time for a leg shot though. if you live in Los Angeles, maybe you'll be out in no time.
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Maybe charged with assualt with deadly weapon. You'll get less jail time for a leg shot though. if you live in Los Angeles, maybe you'll be out in no time.
hell, in ohio, a shot in the leg is called a "warning". and it's not some piddlin hand gun... it's a 12 gague, or a hunting rifle
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If you do shoot a thieve make sure he is dead. He can press charges on you. Plus once he is shot drag him in the house!
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this is what im doing, im getting a "Tilt Sensor" installed when i buy my alarm this week. the alarm goes of if the car is being lifted.
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Re: Anti Theft Rims

here's over kill = I have 4 different sets of wheel locks on each. and you cant find them at retail stores, only special oder through dealer ships. the only major thing is, if i loose any keys, its a pain to re order a new one, can be done becase these are dealer/ major manufactor based kits. :-}
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