How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

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How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby ahmedy » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:31 am

Guys i would like to get your advice on some methods of preventing my golf from being stolen. I was shocked to find out how piss easy it is for someone to steal a golf. Any and all help would be really appreciated guys. My golf is all i own and so i would really like to try my best to keep it for as long as i can.
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby Jetta2 » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:42 am

What is "yourls"? Sounds like some sort of disease.......

Joking aside, if you don't want a car stolen, don't buy a car. Seriously, there are so many things you can do like immobilisers, alarms, snakes, gearlocks, DIY switches hidden away, etc, but any type of device or switch will essentially just slow the thieves down. If they want a car, they will take it.
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby nd_s » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:56 am

on my golf i had no keyholes on the doors, security plates on the handles, no doorknobs, std vw imobiliser, level4a imobiliser and level4c alarm imobiliser& a home made fuel cutout..

Simplest to do is add the security plates under the handles, mod the back handles to fit the front and run central locking to open the doors.

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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby mojo786 » Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:04 am

Go to PG Autoglass in durban opposite Mcdonalds,ask them about PG secure for Citi golf.
They did my car,got some nice security devices that will help keep our cars.
Come around and I'll show you.

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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby Rietbok » Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:06 am

Could you tell us mor about the Golf in question? I take it it's your Velocity? Fuel injected?
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby ahmedy » Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:13 am

yes my car is a velociti. True i know there is no way to really stop them from taking my car but i would really want to make it hard for them to take it. Mojo im very interested in that pg secure.tell me more bru.
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby Neuk » Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:29 am

Jetta2 wrote:What is "yourls"? Sounds like some sort of disease.......


+1

If they want it badly enough, they will find a way unfortunately, but look in to some of what has been suggested here...
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby EX-DOHCTOR » Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:57 am

I used to remove the ignition coil cable (running from coil to dizzy) from my Citi when ever I parked it in a dodgy looking area. I figured if they couldn't get it to start at all they couldn't steal it.

If the area was really suspect I'd pull out the PRS AFM management completely. Nothing short of a flat bed or tow truck would get the car then :lol:
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby ree1 » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:18 am

my neighbor removes his management and radio before he goes to sleep. They tried steeling the car but could only get to the bottom of the road. Its his weekend car so it parks outside.
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby ahmedy » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:21 am

guys any idea whom i can phone in durban for the security plates to put behind the door handle, gold wagon and golf city have no idea what im on about.

removing the ignition coil cabel sounds like a good plan and i think i need to start doing that.

its so crap when you think of the lengths we need to go to just to prevent losing what we work so hard for and for what we take pride in.

also guys i am really appreciative of all your help and i hope this helps other golf drivers out there.
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby caddy club » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:34 am

EX-DOHCTOR wrote:I used to remove the ignition coil cable (running from coil to dizzy) from my Citi when ever I parked it in a dodgy looking area. I figured if they couldn't get it to start at all they couldn't steal it.

If the area was really suspect I'd pull out the PRS AFM management completely. Nothing short of a flat bed or tow truck would get the car then :lol:


these i think are good ones
1. hidden switch to cut fuel or ignition power
2. remove your coil ignition lead from the dizzy
3. gearlock and steering wheel lock
4. 10mm chain through the steering wheel and around your clutch pedal with 2 huge locks
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby MarshallGTi » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:42 am

a) sell it and buy something korean that thieves cant pronounce like a Hyundai (thanks Barry Hilton)
b) throw as many obvious things like gear and steering locks as possible and always park next so something that looks easier to steal, hopefully they'll choose the easy job over ur cabbie...
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby OOBA » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:53 am

What is "yourls"? Sounds like some sort of disease.......



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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby ahmedy » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:16 pm

i apologise for the word "yourls". i have corrected it
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby MeanTdi » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:28 pm

MeanTdi wrote:Hey guys I have a great solution especially if the car is parked for a few hours as it will take longer than usual to lock up your car. :lol: :wink:

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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby EX-DOHCTOR » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:30 pm

ahmedy wrote:i apologise for the word "yourls". i have corrected it


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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby dbndude » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:36 pm

if they want it bad enough they will take it.
i suggest using some of the tips the guys mentioned..

i have heard of a case in durban where the guys stripped a golf
in the owners yard while they were inside asleep....

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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby GolfMad » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:36 pm

Well, my best advice is, buy a Tata - NOBODY steals that sh!t ! Seriously :lol:
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby ahmedy » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:38 pm

so far i have phoned vw a nobody there seems to know what an anti theft plate is. now i have read of people getting it but any other places i can get it from guys or does anyone have a part number for it?
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby Yakuza Racer » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:53 pm

on my mk1 whereever i would park i would remove the fuel switch ( big black one) , i also had the backing plates on the doors and level 4 alarm....
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby ahmedy » Tue Jun 21, 2011 2:07 pm

wheres the fuel switch? is the backing plates the same one sold at autostyle?
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby Yakuza Racer » Tue Jun 21, 2011 2:33 pm

ahmedy wrote:wheres the fuel switch? is the backing plates the same one sold at autostyle?

in your fuse box, i forgot which number it is , think 33, a big black one....

the plates was installed on my car before i bought it , so i don't know... the level 4 alarm was awesome tho'...
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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby heineken » Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:28 pm

This is the kind of info i needed BEFORE i sold my caddy :bang:

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Re: How can i try and prevent my golf from being stolen

Postby ahmedy » Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:35 pm

its this kinda info that i want to help other golf owners with.
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