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Julian

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Subaru Impreza Upgrade Alarm

The 3rd generation Subaru Imprea was released in 2007. It addressed most of the security vulnerabilities of the previous generation car, in that all models come with a factory immobiliser, plus the pillar-less windows are gone. There is also a … Continue reading

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Fraudulent Alarm Installations!

If there’s one thing worse then having your car or possessions stolen, it has to be getting ripped of by the person you pay to protect it for you. This morning I got a phone call from  a gentleman who … Continue reading

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Keyless Car Theft & Remote Hacking

Smart Keys or proximity remotes offer the convenience of being able to lock/unlock and start your vehicle without having to touch the key. The downside to this easy to use system is that they are far more vulnerable to hacking … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi Outlander Upgrade Alarm

The Mitsubishi Outlander is now in it’s third generation. It comes with keyless entry and factory immobiliser as a standard but lacks an alarm. My recommendation is the Cobra AK4615 CAN-BUS upgrade alarm which works flawlessly with the Outlander. It works with … Continue reading

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Obsessive Birthday and Holiday 1st May – 12th May

Happy Obsessive Day First off Obsessive Vehicle Security is now 10 years old. The official incorporation date was the 14th April 2008. I was too busy to post anything that day but did have a beer to celebrate (Well it … Continue reading

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Ford Transit Custom Upgrade Alarm

The factory alarm on the Ford Transit and Transit Custom is woeful. It has no internal movement sensors and will disarm with both the drivers door lock which can be picked or twisted to unlock, or the switch on the … Continue reading

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SsangYong Actyon Sports Upgrade Alarm

The SsangYong Actyon was probably one of the ugliest vehicles ever made until it received a face-lift in 2012. Well that’s my humble opinion and it offends me enough not to put a photo up, but feel welcome to do … Continue reading

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Vodafone Automotive: Cobra ADR (Automatic Driver Recognition)

Cobra ADR Cards by Vodafone Automotive work with the Cobra AK4615 protect your vehicle from theft by key cloning. This way if a remote key gets cloned the car remains immobilised. The Cobra System provides the original vehicle keys with … Continue reading

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Mercedes Benz Sprinter Upgrade Alarm

The Mercedes Benz Sprinter is a popular trade van and motor home. It comes with a factory immobiliser and keyless entry, however it does lack an alarm. My preferred alarm is the Cobra AK4615 CAN-BUS upgrade alarm which integrates with … Continue reading

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Respecting Work Hours

The curse of having a cell phone… I actually miss the the old days of only having a landline phone, not because I’m nostalgic, but because people understood that you’ve left the premises and that they could not contact you … Continue reading

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