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Julian

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Away until 26th October

I’m returning to the UK for a week to catch up with family and to celebrate the life of my father who past away earlier this month. It’s been a rather hectic couple of weeks since my last visit to … Continue reading

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Cobra AK4698C Hiace Courier Alarm

The AK4698 has now been developed to work as a Courier alarm for the Toyota Hiace. I’m simply referring to it as the AK4698C (C for Courier) as it is programmed and wired up differently from the conventional alarm. The … Continue reading

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Away From Friday 8th to the 25th of Septemeber

Obsessive Break I’ve just booked a last minute flight to the UK as my Dad is ill in Hospital and it’ll probably be my last chance to see him. Don’t know when I’ll be back at this stage, but I’ll … Continue reading

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Fiat Ducato Upgrade Alarm

The current Fiat Ducato is now in its 3rd generation and was released in 2006. It’s also re-branded and sold as a Peugeot Boxer and a Citroen Jumper. All models come with keyless entry and a transponder immobiliser as standard but … Continue reading

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Courier Alarms

Courier alarms allow you to arm the alarm when the vehicle is still running with the key left in the ignition. Here I offer some advice to save any mishaps, plus I look at some of the more popular courier … Continue reading

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Isuzu D-Max Upgrade Alarm

The Isuzu D-Max is another popular Ute which I’ve worked on recently. It comes with factory keyless entry and immobiliser as standard but lacks an alarm which is a must have if you are are a tradesman and keep tools … Continue reading

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Immobilising a Moving Vehicle. Not Cool!

I often get asked if it is possible to wire a GPS Tracker up to immobilise a vehicle whilst it is running. The answer is always a very firm No. The only safe thing to immobilise is the starter motor. … Continue reading

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TX-90 & TX-90T remote controls

The original TX-90T remote was easy to identify due to it’s LED colour which was blue. It worked well but for some reason Australian alarm manufactures Dynamco (Cyclops) have decided to dabble and change the LED to green. To make … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi Triton Upgrade Alarm

The Mitsubishi Triton as it is known here in New Zealand is also know as the L200 in other lands. The current version which was released in 2015 comes with factory keyless entry and immobiliser but lacks an alarm. Last … Continue reading

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Mazda 3 Upgrade alarm

The Mazda 3 (Or Axela as it is called in Japan) was first released in 2003. All New Zealand models have a factory immobiliser but some of the early Generation 1 Japanese Axela (BK Shape) imports did not have any … Continue reading

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