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Old 02-24-2008, 11:51 PM
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Any chance to get this in SG

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Old 02-25-2008, 12:22 AM
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WAH!! Bro abit extreme lehz haha looks like just a very complicated version of a ordinary steering wheel lock that u can get in SG...careful...might be just another con job...
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Old 02-25-2008, 01:02 AM
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When I lived in the UK one thing I learnt is that things like these rarely work as they all have weaknesses of one kind or the other.

See car crime is a really serious business over there and Topgear did a review/test of all the top named brands of steering locks & shift locks (the ones that go over your gear shift).

The results simply ranged from a would be car thief removing them in as quickly as 5 seconds to almost 4 minutes if I remember correctly. In normal circumstances - your car alarm would alr have been disabled which would also mean that regardless of how many minutes it takes them? You wont know about it.

Its all a case of how badly they want to take your car. Period.

If you really did want to get a static means of defence against car theft..then get a really high end wheel clamp. The Topgear review tested a few as well and the moderate ones took something like 30 mins to defeat and the really high end ones could not be opened. The only downside is that they are bulky, it takes up space in your boot and they are not easy to fix on.

Just my 2c.
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Old 02-25-2008, 03:23 AM
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Yeah...i watched it on some web. the guy took less then a min to remove the steering lock. i think all the more u put this kinda gadget the more it will attract cat thieves.
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Old 02-25-2008, 03:34 PM
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If the thief really wanna steal, sure they can do it. Especially talking about stealing sport cars, sure those 'high end' thief with professional tools. But my target is not to stop them. I just want to get something that to make their life more difficult and that must be affordable and practically acceptable. I don't worry about the car if it is stolen. Cause the insurance company will pay after that. I don't don't like someone to steal my thing. If I can't stop it, then I'll make it harder to be achieved.
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Old 02-25-2008, 03:42 PM
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I heard this brand and some models about 6-7 years back. They can survive till today, if they are con men, sure better than most lock provider in south east asia which disappear after 1-2 years or maybe just 1 badge of product.
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Old 02-26-2008, 02:45 AM
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Its all about practise bro - thats it.

Car theft isnt a big issue here in Singapore but in countries like the UK and Malaysia it is a whole different ball game. Its everywhere.

These guys have the knowledge to defeat a whole host of popular alarm systems, immobilisors, steering locks & shift locks. They have the capability to defeat these systems and locks in the matter of, as xacidx has said, a matter of seconds.

You wont be troubling them at all with such items.

But wheel clamps are different. They are resistant to the usual portable cutting tools and the high end ones tend to need industrial strength cutting tools to saw their way through. Even if they manage to carry around these tools - it would make such a bloody racket that it just would not be worth their time to even try. The clamp that I had features a drill proof lock, which means that even if they tried to drill into the keyhole - the locking mechanisms stay intact and immovable.

So I agree with your assestment to make things as difficult as possible for would be car thieves..but steering locks and shift locks just dont tend to be strong enough and can be taken off pretty easily by people who know how. In Singapore ya wont need a steering lock imo but it will be useless in Malaysia or the UK as these things are just toys to these people. The other passive anti-theft thing that I've seen to be effective would be that mighty dot thing which may just help you recover you car in the event that you have been unlucky enough to get it stolen.
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Old 02-26-2008, 03:20 PM
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Till date, I have no steering lock in my car yet. I paid for premium insurance. BTW, this brand offer TW$1 million to challenge anyone who wanna try to open.
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Old 02-26-2008, 07:33 PM
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y bother with steering locks in spore. havent seen an 8 using leh! ferrari oso dun use!!

if u have to go msia then go in ur friend's car.
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Old 02-27-2008, 04:29 PM
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prevent is better than cure. When sht happen, at least not that hurt, because had done whatever can be done.
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