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post #1 of 32 (permalink) Old Feb 13th, 17, 11:05 PM Thread Starter
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anti-theft recommendations for our Chevelles?

I'm looking for a way to make sure my Chevelle is not "borrowed" while I'm gone. Does anyone have a favorite anti-theft system that they've had good luck with?
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post #2 of 32 (permalink) Old Feb 14th, 17, 1:11 AM
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This is the best thing going.


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Wire this into ignition and unless the fob is near the car it just won't start

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Re: anti-theft recommendations for our Chevelles?

There are lots of choices, from cheap to expensive. In my car, I have HEI ign which uses a relay to supply power to the HEI. I have a small hidden switch that disables the relay.
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An excellent insurance policy...
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post #6 of 32 (permalink) Old Feb 14th, 17, 9:28 AM
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Re: anti-theft recommendations for our Chevelles?

I wired a push button switch in the cigarette lighter socket, connected the wires to the NSS circuit. So to prevent the casual drive off, push the lighter once to disable starting, push again to enable. Looks stock, but probably doesn't deter any determined thief.


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How about a sign in your car window: " This car is protected by a man with a shotgun, THREE days each week. You guess WHAT three days. "
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post #8 of 32 (permalink) Old Feb 14th, 17, 1:05 PM
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Re: anti-theft recommendations for our Chevelles?

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An excellent insurance policy...
This is best, anyone who knows these cars realizes that a jumper wire and screwdriver will allow you to drive one away. So any alarm, goofy hidden switch, etc... will not save the car from being stolen. In addition, a to truck can just hook onto it or drag it on to a flat bed and drive off.
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It is more difficult to drive away if the ignition is grounded.

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post #10 of 32 (permalink) Old Feb 14th, 17, 1:40 PM
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This question has been asked many times on several forums---------------------------------------------------my position has NEVER changed!








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It is more difficult to drive away if the ignition is grounded.
Just worked on something for my car.

Separate switches disable the ignition12 volt, mess with the MSD distrib ground and kill the juice to the starter. It is a tiny tiny bit involved to shut it down when it is parked in a spot outside my garage, kinda like shutting down an aircraft...a few switches here and there all gotta be right. In one circuit I have two hidden on / off toggles and a 5 way switch (all hidden) that have to ALL be set in the correct position for 12 volts to flow to the MSD 6al and the MSD distrib. You gotta find the switches, then set them right from the 20 possible combinations on that one circuit. IF ya get that right it still won't start because the distrib. ground is on another hidden swihch. IF they get BOTH of those disablers right there is still no juice to the starter because of what I did with the NSS.

The comment about the screwdriver is very true IF they get the ignition on BUT the way mine is rigged they have more than a smash and twist on the key in the column. The screwdriver will indeed turn it over but there is more to be done and I doubt the average thief is gonna find all the switches and methodically try all the combinations. Sure sure the warning about "If they want to______" applies as always but at some point you need to think about where you are leaving the car, time of day, neighborhood...... and all that.

Overkill....maybe then again finding an empty parking space after going into the Depot would really ruin my day.
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My c10 had the nss wired through the floor mount headlight dimmer, a hold down button after that , a kill switch to the ecm and a case hardened eye bolt in the floor with a hole drilled through the e brake petal and a case hardened padlock through it after pressing down to the floor. I not only wanted it to not start buy not roll either. I also had a cool lock that hooked the brake petal and locked around the steering wheel so the wheel couldn't be turned. Two weeks ago someone rolled my buddy's nova on a trailer stealing it from a parking lot. I saw a guy once who put a boot on his mustang when it was parked.

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Re: anti-theft recommendations for our Chevelles?

This: Ravelco Anti Theft Device. It makes the car virtually impossible to start unless you have the special "plug". I have it on my pickup truck. It doesn't have any electronic or any moving parts that are subject to wear and also it cannot be "disarmed" by some crooks who have some kind of "disarming devices".

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A disarming or disabling device---------------------------no matter how sophisticated it is, will NOT stop a rollback-----------------------------but my .44mag will!!!
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A disarming or disabling device---------------------------no matter how sophisticated it is, will NOT stop a rollback-----------------------------but my .44mag will!!!
Only if you are there waiting for the roll back to show up.
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