Category Archives: Obsessive Installs

Some of the installations that Obsessive Vehicle Security has been involved with.

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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Nissan Qashqai Upgrade Alarm

Nissan Qashqai 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 … Continue reading

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LDV V80 Alarm

The LDV V80 van is becoming quite a common sight on the NZ roads which is quite remarkable given that they have only been on sale here since 2014. It comes with an engine immobiliser and keyless entry as standard … Continue reading

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What is van door peeling and how do you protect against it?

Van Door Peeling, or “Peel and Steal” is a big issue in the UK right now. It’s a very destructive way to break into a van without triggering the factory alarm (if there even is one). Peeling is the simple act … Continue reading

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e-NV200 Obsessive Van upgrade alarm

The Obsessive Van is the first fully electric vehicle that I’ve worked on. As you’d expect I’ve tried to take it to a new level so it’s been a good learning exercise and I’ve come up with some new tricks … Continue reading

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Kia Sportage Upgrade Alarm

The current shape Kia Sportage was released as a 2016 model and comes with a very high level of equipment. It shares the same hands-free proximity boot opening set up as the Hyundai Tucson. The boot opens when the remote … Continue reading

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Remote Double Tap Module

One of the things I’ve always found restrictive about some factory remote locking systems is the lack of any auxiliary options. If only you could get add an auxiliary output to your existing car remote to control a new function by … Continue reading

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Mazda CX-5 Upgrade Alarm

The Mazda CX-5 was released in 2012. It comes with a factory immobiliser and Mazda’s smart key with push-to-start button. There is no factory alarm system so the Cobra AK4615 is my recommended upgrade if you want the perfect factory … Continue reading

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Hyundai i45 Upgrade Alarm

Hyundai i45 Alarm options The 6th generation Hyundai Sonata is known as the i45 in New Zealand. It comes with a factory transponder immobiliser and keyless entry. If you want a decent alarm then an OEM upgrade is the obvious way … Continue reading

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Hyundai Tucson Upgrade Alarm

The Hyundai Tucson comes with a factory transponder immobiliser, alarm system and keyless entry. The Elite models also come with a proximity key and push to start button. The Hyundai Tucson alarm can easily be improved as the factory system … Continue reading

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