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Julian

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Mitsubishi Lancer Upgrade Alarm

Mitsubishi Lancer Alarm Options: The final incarnation of Mitsubishi Lancer ran from 2007 until it ceased production in 2017. It came with a key-less entry and immobiliser as standard. Note that the Japanese import models were branded as a Mitsubishi … Continue reading

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Tool Protection and Ute Security

How secure are the tools in the back of your ute? Ute Alarms Most Utes sold in New Zealand do not come with an alarm system. The ones that do fail to cover the load area where your valuable tools … Continue reading

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Trade Vans & Tool Theft Prevention

How safe are the tools in the back of your van? Tool theft prevention is a must for any self-respecting tradesman. I’d hate to think how much it would cost to replace the equipment I keep in my van or how … Continue reading

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Honda Civic Type R Upgrade Alarm

Honda Civic Alarm Installation Two weeks I got my hands on a very tidy 2010 Honda Civic Type R FD2 (The FD2 is the Asia Pacific sedan version of the Civic). There are not many in NZ and it was … Continue reading

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Subaru Impreza Upgrade Alarm

The 3rd generation Subaru Impreza was released in 2007. It addressed most of the security vulnerabilities of the previous generation car. All models now come with a factory immobiliser and the pillar-less windows are gone. Some models even have a … Continue reading

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Fraudulent Alarm Installations!

2nd hand car alarm story If there’s one thing worse then having your car or possessions stolen, it has to be getting ripped off by the person you pay to protect it for you. This morning I got a phone … 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 its 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 Ford Transit Alarm is Joke! The factory alarm on the Ford Transit and Transit Custom is woeful. It has no internal movement sensors and will disarm with both the driver’s door lock, which can be picked easily! Even the … Continue reading

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