Category Archives: Obsessive Installs

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

Cobra 8510 now with Blue LED option

The Cobra 8510 is a very effective, yet simple immobiliser that I have been installing for years. The only real issue I have with installing it is deciding where to place the touch-key receiver. It needs to be in a … Continue reading

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Obsessive Workshop

Introducing the new Obsessive Workshop: 137A Ruapehu Street Paraparaumu 5032 Google Map Link can be found here… Regular readers may have noticed that the blog has been rather quiet over the past year or so. I’ve still been super busy, … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi ASX Upgrade Alarm

The Mitsubishi ASX comes with keyless entry and factory immobiliser as a standard along with a very basic alarm system. When I say basic, I mean basic! The factory alarm lacks any internal movement sensors so only offers door, boot, … Continue reading

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Isuzu D-Max RG Security

The all-new 2020 Isuzu D-Max (RG) is the latest Ute that I’ve put some security options together for. Like the previous (RT) model D-Max it has keyless entry or smart-key push to start for the top specification model. It also … Continue reading

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Toyota Hiace Courier Alarm

Last year I posted about the New Toyota Hiace. I can now add a new Courier alarm solution for the Hiace which I’m quite excited about. It’s the first CAN-BUS courier alarm I have done and possibly a world-first too. … Continue reading

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No Start? Let’s blame the alarm!

Recently I took a 3 day weekend down in Nelson lakes to climb some mountains and play in the snow. Whilst I love my work, I value my playtime even more. Not everyone respects work hours so I normally turn … 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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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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