[DMCForum] Re: Lo-jack
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[DMCForum] Re: Lo-jack

Lots of good inputs guys.

Some of you are missing an important point though. Lo-jack is not
intended to keep people from stealing your car. No matter what you
do, if they want it bad enough they will drive it, drag it, or
destroy it away.

Lo-jack is intended to get it back. All of the afore-mentioned
solutions also will not do anything for you if you're car-jacked and
stuck riding around with the thief. Don't forget, my car is stuck
outside under a cover. A garage might change the situation.

It -is- expensive. Mike's right. It's not removeable from the
vehicle. The whole thing does rate careful consideration. My car
isn't ready for it right now anyway. Perhaps by the end of the year
when all of the cosmetic stuff is done.


--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Stragand" <dave.stragand@xxxx>
> I wonder if it was this guy:

> http://www.projectvixen.com/week42%2D45.htm

> "Dear Webmaster, Your site is great.  I've wanted a DeLorean ever
since I
> went to prison for stealing one in 1983..."  -Received via email

> -Dave
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Louie Golden [mailto:louie@xxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 1:58 PM
> To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [DMCForum] Lo-jack
> I've actually been considering doing this too since I'm going to be
> into an older part of Charlotte when I graduate in May. My car
already has a
> Code Alarm... but I want to make sure I can find my car if someone
> takes it away from me. I actually just read an article about this
> yesterday
58 .
> Only 23% of collector cars stolen are ever found, and only 1/4 of
> returned intact. Really kind of startling statistics. Somebody said
> something about "the club"... I saw on TV a while back where theifs
just use
> a small hack saw to cut the steering wheel and remove the club.
Takes them
> less than 30 seconds to do it.
> Regarding DeLoreans being stolen, I've got an entertaining story to
tell. I
> remember sitting at a car show with my D a couple of years back and
> scruffy looking guy in his early 20s came up and looked at my car
> his 3-4 year old daughter on his shoulders. He was BRAGGING to her
about how
> he stole one in Houston and drove it around a day or two before he
> got caught. He was telling her this was when he was "young and
crazy." I
> just love hearing the crazy things people say when they see a
> but this one was one of my favorites because it was just so damn
> lol. -Louie
> > I am investigating the installation of the "Lo-Jack" theft
> > system for my DeLorean.
> >
> > It's very interesting. It costs $995.00, includes cell
> > phone/email/pager notification if your car is moved by
> > personnel, starter disable, panic mode etc. It's no bigger than a
> > pack of playing cards. They will NOT tell you or let you figure
> > where it is installed on your OWN vehicle. The $995 is a one time
> > fee. There is no subsequent monitoring fee. The signal can be
> > received in underground parking garages and metal shipping
> >
> > There's more but you get the idea. Does anyone have this system?
> > you happy with it?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Rich A.
> > #5335
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