Category Archives: Cobra

Cobra Alarms are made in Italy and Cobra has been the market leader in Europe for the last 20 years. Cobra news and reviews…

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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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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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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Alarm won’t disarm!

There is never a good time for your alarm to fail, but this mornings job was one of the most classic… The phone rings, my distressed customer is a courier driver and her van is illegally parked on Willis Street … Continue reading

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Nissan Qashqia Upgrade Alarm

The Nissan Qashqai comes with a factory fitted immobiliser and keyless entry, but not an alarm. My recommendation is the Cobra AK4615 CAN-BUS upgrade alarm which works flawlessly with the factory remote. Expect a hidden digital battery back-up siren and … Continue reading

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Vodafone Automotive Window Stickers

A small part of me died today when I opened up a AK4615 to find Vodafone Automotive window stickers instead of the old Cobra decals. I’d been hoping this day would never come as I’m not convinced that my customers … 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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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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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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