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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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Toyota Hilux Tailgate Lock

The Toyota Hilux does not come with a locking tailgate so I’ve developed a locking module that works with the factory remote. It will work with any current generation Toyota Hilux that uses a handle to open the tailgate. The … Continue reading

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Toyota Hiace Upgrade Alarm

The Toyota Hiace is beyond doubt the most popular van in New Zealand. It also claims top spot for the vehicle that I have installed the most alarms into. Last time I counted I was comfortably above 250 Hiace alarm … Continue reading

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Toyota Rav4 Upgrade Alarms

The Generation 4 Rav4 has recently received a clean new look for the fourth generation model (XA40) getting a facelift late in 2015. Last month I finally got my hands on one so thought it would be a good time … Continue reading

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Toyota Corolla/Auris Alarm Options

The current version of the Toyota Corolla hatchback (E180) is known as a Toyota Auris outside of New Zealand and Australia. It’s been available here since 2012 and all models come with an immobiliser as standard and remote central locking. … Continue reading

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Toyota Yaris Alarm Upgrade

Update 17/03/2017 The Yaris has just had another face-lift. Today I installed a Cobra AK4218 into one and discovered that it looks quite different from the previous version. I’ve now updated my notes to cover the updated specifications. The AK4218 … Continue reading

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New Hilux Alarm Photos

The final week before Xmas was a super busy one as I had 9 new Toyota Hilux models lined up needing alarms. The phone was turned to voice mail stating that I’d be back on the 5th January. There was … Continue reading

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Toyota Hilux Alarm options

With the new Hilux now hitting the dealerships I figured now would be a good time go into details about what the best security options for them are. I’ve managed to get my hands on the new SR5 version a … Continue reading

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Reed Switches

A reed switch is a none contact electronic switch that opens and closes as a magnet moves in and out of proximity. They are great for protecting opening zones where a conventional plunger switch would not be practical. Common uses … Continue reading

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Cobra Toyota Remote

Do you own a Toyota? Then you really are spoilt for choice when it comes to Cobra alarms and the little details that make them the best choice for your security requirements. Upgrade alarms These work using the existing Toyota … Continue reading

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