It amazes me at how much money some people put into anti theft devices
on our LBCs. After several times being ripped off many moons ago I put a
simple on-off switch between ign. switch and solenoid, put valuables out of
sight in the trunk and lock it ,and put a Club on for visual determent. Park
your car in plain sight and under lights when possible.
Save your money for the up keep of the car, cause your gonna need it.
A decent FM radio is all you need, cause you can't hear much with the tops
down anyway. Save your good jams for home. The car is for the driving
experience not your listening pleasure. Put the thousand dollar alarm
systems in your home, thats your biggest asset (unless we turn our LBCs into
our biggest assests) and where its needed the most.
Just my 2cents after many years of experience.
----- Original Message -----
From: Morten Agnor <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 9:07 AM
Subject: Installing alarm and actuators
> I'm going to install an alarm system in my 1966 B roadster. This just in
> because of the insurance and my general concern...
> I want to secure the boot, engineroom, doors (with microswitches) and if
> possible the CD-player. The main point is to incorporate some sort of
> imobilizer so that the engine will not start when the alarm is armed.
> I found a system now that even claims it can secure the cab with
> Has anyone some experience with this on a B roadster (my concern is that
> since the cabin is not airtight it will not work properly and sometimes
> park without taking the top up, what to do then?).
> Another thing I'm thinking about is installing actuators controlled by the
> alarmremote to lock / unlock the doors with the alarm. I'll disassemble
> original locking mechanism, the key that's used today isn't safe at all,
> day I couldn't find the keys I used a paperclip to unlock the car(!), and
> I'm no professional car thief... I think the remotecontrol only actually
> will be a lot safer :).
> Any suggestions?
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