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GPS Tracking Hardware and Installation

With so many GPS tracking companies having flashy websites with lots of jargon, it is easy to overlook the basics of the hardware and installation. My advice is to ignore the testimonials and sales spin and take a good look … Continue reading

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“Ever since you fitted the alarm…”

Ever since you fitted the alarm… I’ve lost count of how many times an alarm has been the accused of being… (fill in your own random complaint here) …the reason things stop working on a vehicle. Yet it nearly always … Continue reading

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Vodafone Automotive Installation

A good Vodafone Automotive Installation involves much more than just the alarm and an installer. These days it’s vital to have access to technical support, vehicle specific information, the latest firmware and custom parts to make the installation top notch. … Continue reading

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Parallel Import Cobra Alarms

One thing I have always loved about Cobra NZ is that they have always been selective who they sell their products to. Unlike most other vehicle security brands it has always been about quality as opposed to volume. Being a … Continue reading

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Car Alarm/Immobiliser Removal

Car Alarm and Immobiliser removal is one of my specialties. Whilst I would rather install quality systems, there are a huge number of crap unreliable car alarms out there, many of which I have reviewed and suggest should be avoided at … 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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You don’t need another bloody immobiliser!

Unnecessary Immobilisers Most modern cars already have an immobiliser with a transponder chip fitted into the head of the factory key. These are unobtrusive and super reliable, so adding an aftermarket one on top of the factory system is both … Continue reading

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Why I can’t make recommendations if you live outside Wellington

I get a huge number of inquiries from people outside of Wellington. Mainly asking what systems are the most suitable for their vehicle or which installers I recommend in their area. Sadly what advice I give may not be relevant to … Continue reading

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Working whilst on holiday!

I’ve been flat over the past two months, with taking holidays and trying to catch up with the workload I’ve simply not had time to update this space. It’s not been all play whilst I’ve been off. In June I … Continue reading

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Auckland Tour?

I’m toying with the idea of heading up to Auckland for a couple of installs soon. It’ll be a goer if I get enough interest so I’m putting the feelers out 😉 Anyone between here an Auckland keen then let … Continue reading

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