Car security ranges from older, door and steering column locks which the same key fits, to extremely high-tech security systems integrated into the key to prevent car theft.
Many people hook on a steering wheel lock, believing this is the best way to protect their older car. But guess what? These steering wheel type locks, such as "The Club" are not as strong as your might think! They can be removed in seconds with a simple technique.
Some modern vehicle manufacturers, for example, Mercedes-Benz, are incorporating a technology using a key with an encoded infrared beam that communicates with the car's computer. If the codes match, the car can be started.
One of the best car theft prevention devices on the market is the passive immobilizer, now standard equipment on 98% of General Motors' light duty vehicles and nearly all of the new Fords. These immobilizers use a key that contains a computer chip which communicates with the car's engine. Without the proper key, the only way to steal the car is to tow it away.
Advances in car security technology is making car theft ever more technical, wireless or infrared transmitter-equipped computers loaded with specialized software can open and start many modern cars. Of course, being that the large majority of cars on our roads were models released before this technology became factory-standard, many car thieves only need to equip themselves with a slim-jim and a screw-driver.
Simple security upgrades can protect your vehicle from these rudimentary criminals - and you'll learn every trick in the book - and how to beat'em in our vast information archives!
More than a quarter of all recorded crimes are car thefts or thefts from cars, such as stereos and mobile phones. With thieves constantly targeting both valuables in cars, as well as the cars themselves, its not surprising that car manufacturers are integrating better security systems right off the factory floor. Of course, nothing can prevent a window break smash-and-grab, except simply not leaving your valuables in your car!
More often than not, it's not the actual car the thieves are targeting, it's the valuables inside. This leaves two options for protecting the valuables inside your car: Alarms and Physical Security. By combining simple security systems and measures, you can take your car off the menu for your average car thief - and you'll learn how below.
The reports and guides in this category have been provided to detail various car security systems and alarms, their strengths and weaknesses and further measures you can take to prevent your car being a target.
Orientated around the breaching of car security systems and much of our information written by ex-professional car jackers, they reveal secrets which can simply not be learned elsewhere on car theft & entry!
This text contains a silent and quick method that allows a thief to remove those bars that lock on to the steering wheel and the brakes. Learn how “The Club” Automobile lock is easily breached.
This is a small essay on Locking Systems in Automotives and how their vulnerabilities. Different methods of breaching automotive security systems are mentioned in this essay.
Automotive Protection Systems is a concise report on the parts that are used in car locking systems. This resource is for those who are interested to know more about the Car locking systems.
Detailed information on modern car locking devices and techniques for picking these locks, different types of lockpicks for cars, locations from where one can obtain these devices along with the costs and much more!
This guide presents the precise procedure for using a Slim Jim to open practically any car in seconds. Clear diagrams and tables are provided for ease of understanding.
The Ultimate Car Opening Manual, is written with the objective of educating readers on the various ways of opening cars and the specific methods for entering specific cars. What’s more, you will also get to learn about automated locking systems, ignition anti-theft systems, car openers and car opening accessories. Your quest for the best car opening manual ends here!
The Ultimate Car Theft Handbook consists of a wide range of topics related to car theft. Why people steal cars, gaining access to car, overview of tools and costs, car alarms etc to name a few. This handbook is both informational and shocking. The point? Teach you how you can protect your car!