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Jun 20, 2:04pm - #202814 
Ways to stop theives

So what does everyone do to try and stop having there car broken into. Tinted window so you cant see in, alarms, the club, autolock, pitbulls lol
I always just lock my car and try to hide everything i can away such as cd's, radar detector, loose money and atms cars. I also try not to blast my stereo into my parking stop to try and avoid any extra attention. And at night i always park in our garage.

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Jun 20, 2:10pm - #202815 
Blacked out back windows. and my detector and crap are up above the Windshield Visor stip so you cant see them from outside... PLUS:

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It says "from up to one-quarter mile away!" but mine seems to go further if in the open. I park 1/4 mile from my office at work and Im inside a building I still can get 2way from my car in there.

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Jun 20, 2:13pm - #202816 
I pay someone to stand guard - wink

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Jun 20, 2:15pm - #202817 
i put an invisibal electromagnetic field around my car so that if anyone gets within 50feet of it they will get shock'd wink


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Jun 20, 2:16pm - #202818 
^^^
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Jun 20, 2:33pm - #202819 
i have a "do not steal" sign

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Jun 20, 2:37pm - #202820 
Originally Posted by Sultan
I pay someone to stand guard - wink

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Jun 20, 2:39pm - #202821 
Never leave anything laying out. Nothing is in my car, not even a jacket in the backseat. If I go shopping and have bags, those go in the trunk.

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Jun 20, 2:40pm - #202822 
i sleep in my car rofl

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Jun 20, 2:42pm - #202823 
i have two stuff animals and a heart shape box, makin it look like i dont have any thing good inside happywink


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Jun 20, 2:42pm - #202824 
i have flame throwers on the side of my car...come to close and your roasted

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Jun 20, 2:46pm - #202825 
my car shifts into 1st n runs away thumbsup thumbsup

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Jun 20, 2:56pm - #202826 
Originally Posted by cycocelica
i have flame throwers on the side of my car...come to close and your roasted

I saw that one tv once. smile

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Jun 20, 3:06pm - #202827 
Originally Posted by Celicacutie
Never leave anything laying out. Nothing is in my car, not even a jacket in the backseat. If I go shopping and have bags, those go in the trunk.


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I also tuck things behind the drivers seat/passenger seat.. if I use them a lot.. its hard to see that area through the tiny windows.

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Jun 20, 3:15pm - #202828 
tinted windows and alarm.


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Jun 20, 3:25pm - #202829 
Quote:
my car shifts into 1st n runs away


OMFG I almost wet myself on that one ROFL

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Jun 20, 5:46pm - #202830 
insurance that doesnt try to fuck you when you try to make a clain. technically nothing will stop someone from breaking or fucking with your car. but what i always wanted to do was create a long metal pole aat least 6 ft long and 8 inchs wide under the seat so when someone steals your car you hit the button and that big ass pole goes up there ass smile what a way to die with a big stick up your ass


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Jun 20, 6:51pm - #202831 
damn all of you people have vivid imaginations!! hahaha good stuff! Mine would be 5% tint in the back and 20% tint in the front and a good alarm system! THats kewl with me thumbsup thats what i had on my 97 camry. Heh check out my first ride! Pretty pimp for a camry grin

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Jun 20, 6:53pm - #202832 
Oh and one last pic! thumbsup dont laugh too much now lol rofl

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Jun 20, 7:37pm - #202833 
yah i pretty much keep my car in the garge but since im at college now its outside 24 7, so i got my windows tinted, keep absolutly everything hidden, plus i got one of those ricey blinking lights on the dash lol ricebut other than that i have the stock toyota security system

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Jun 20, 9:13pm - #202834 
my car transforms into a monster and eats the thief wtf

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Jun 20, 9:33pm - #202835 
haha that would be tight if a car could actually eat a thief rofl rofl

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Jun 20, 9:34pm - #202836 
Put vasoline on the steering wheel, so they can't drive it away.


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Jun 20, 10:07pm - #202837 
Originally Posted by LostAngel
Originally Posted by cycocelica
i have flame throwers on the side of my car...come to close and your roasted

I saw that one tv once. smile


yeah saw it in the guiness book of world records, something like best alram system or something..it shot out 6 foot fire ball, it was on a bimmer

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Jun 20, 10:39pm - #202838 
one fake security camera at my house, with flashing led lol real hidden camera, cause i do want to skull fuck the person who even tries breaking into my shit... my old car has a thin layer of wax put onto the windows so things like the porcilin froma spark plug wont break it. both have alarms, my rx7 has shaved door handels so that wont help them... flood lights on the house with motion sensor. thats about it, i also own multi handguns and dogs. when i got out to like the mall, i try to park under some light and try not to make my car stand out, i dont leaving anything in it, hope for the best.

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Jun 21, 1:15am - #202839 
Originally Posted by ghostingcelica
i sleep in my car rofl

rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl
I have tinted windows & alarm... rolleyes

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Jun 21, 1:23am - #202840 
My car has invisible mode.


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Jun 21, 7:10am - #202841 
haha...funny one ravertony rofl

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Jun 21, 7:35am - #202842 
Honestly, tinted windows doesn't make your car less a target.

To me, tinted windows means you are hiding something and I would be more likely to break into your car to see what you are trying so hard to hide, that is...if I broke into cars.


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Jun 21, 7:37am - #202843 
uh o...^^hide you cars everyone, we have a thief grin

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Jun 21, 7:39am - #202844 
I have a $250 a year insurance rider that if my car is ever stolen/joy riden in, I get full reimbursement for the purchase price of the car, regardless of depreciation. thumbsup


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Jun 21, 8:24am - #202845 
Originally Posted by Celicacutie
Never leave anything laying out. Nothing is in my car, not even a jacket in the backseat. If I go shopping and have bags, those go in the trunk.

word...

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Jun 21, 8:24am - #202846 
Environment is the important thing. If you live or work in a high crime area you will probably get broken into. Alarm, or no alarm. It does't help that we are driving flashy cars either. Lo-jack is a viable option for theft of the vehicle. Alarms seem to be ineffective due to the false alarms. No one pays much attention to a car alarm going off anymore. Good luck!

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Jun 21, 8:56am - #202847 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
i have a "do not steal" sign
rofl rofl rofl 2 way alarm and tint here...

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Jun 21, 9:14am - #202848 
Does the Python 2 way remote start only work with auto trannys?

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Jun 21, 10:27am - #202849 
I just completely RICED OUT rice my ride so nobody likes it. wave


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Jun 21, 10:35am - #202850 
^^^
tongue - that'll do it

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Jun 21, 10:39am - #202851 
I didnt really rice out my ride but IMO it would be a effective auto theft deterrent


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Jun 21, 10:51am - #202852 
Well I live in a great area and work in a great area, that helps but does not mean it will not happen. I can see my car at all times at work and can get to it fast. Also I have an alarm with lowJack, use a club and a autolock. I have just the stock stereo so no problem there and I keep all personal items out of site or out of the car.

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Jun 21, 2:26pm - #202853 
Originally Posted by Vant
Does the Python 2 way remote start only work with auto trannys?


the remote start will only work with autos. how is the car going to push the cluch in by itself? rofl

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Jun 21, 3:14pm - #202854 
My CompuSTAR remote/starter works on my 5speed thumbsup


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Jun 21, 4:17pm - #202855 
I've got the stock alarm system, Lo-jack, and Tint. wink Oh and at work I only park it in places I can see it if I look out the window.

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Jun 21, 4:26pm - #202856 
Originally Posted by vondutchguy
one fake security camera at my house, with flashing led lol real hidden camera, cause i do want to skull fuck the person who even tries breaking into my shit... my old car has a thin layer of wax put onto the windows so things like the porcilin froma spark plug wont break it. both have alarms, my rx7 has shaved door handels so that wont help them... flood lights on the house with motion sensor. thats about it, i also own multi handguns and dogs. when i got out to like the mall, i try to park under some light and try not to make my car stand out , i dont leaving anything in it, hope for the best.


wounldnt that make your car stand out even more? confused

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Jun 21, 4:33pm - #202857 
^^^
I believe he's stating that thieves wouldn't steal from highly noticeable areas such as a well lit spot... they'd prefer dark corners where they can ply their trade

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Jun 21, 4:41pm - #202858 
i leave my car out... but we have flood lights on the front and side of our house, and our neiboors floods go off at the same time as ours (weird)

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Jun 22, 12:19pm - #202859 
Manuals can also have remote start!


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Jun 22, 12:51pm - #202860 
Originally Posted by spaztikid

i have a "do not steal" sign



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I lock the doors but if i had more money I'd get the club, and the auto lock.. also got the fake security camera installed infront of the house..

hmm maybe i could put one in the celi rofl i do have an extra one and it rotates when it senses someone and blinks lol...

pictured below is my former math teacher.. we gave him an auto lock after his car got stolen tongue wrapped in duct tape rofl

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Jun 22, 1:33pm - #202861 
Originally Posted by Celicacutie
Honestly, tinted windows doesn't make your car less a target.

To me, tinted windows means you are hiding something and I would be more likely to break into your car to see what you are trying so hard to hide, that is...if I broke into cars.


Yeah and a thief will probably like it better if the window is tinted anyways, makes less noise. Without tints if he breaks the window glass goes everywhere and makes some noise. With tinted windows the glass sticks to the tint and doesn't make much noise compared to a window without tints.

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Jun 22, 3:18pm - #202862 
wut pisses me off is that we even need to talk about this .. we should never have to be safe from theves .. . damnit! angry


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Jun 22, 3:32pm - #202863 
i got a matrix 2.5 x ( by clifford) plus a motion sensor. since i got them i didn't get any break in attempts. i got two before.
of course i had to change my battery ( thank god ) under warranty given that the motion sensor drained it. but it's really worth it. better spend money on a battery than on body work , and paint. thumbsup

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