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Old 03-28-2013, 09:44 PM   #21
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1: The turbo boost in Knight Rider was clearly independent of the main drivetrain. It was capable of propelling KITT forwards and upwards even in situations in which no useful traction was available at the wheels. (eg: while completely buried under a pile of gravel, while underwater, etc.) It was most probably a vectored-thrust system, drawing upon the turbine to provide reactive force via nozzles at the rear of the chassis. This would be analogous to the "turbo thrusters" on Airwolf, which functioned in lieu of the main rotor and permitted the helicopter to travel at low supersonic velocities.

2: Easiest way to make your car theft-proof is to make it undesirable to thieves:

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Here in wonderful SoCal, Miatas are the new Honda. Thefts are becoming commonplace.
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There are two kinds of thieves. The first kind are opportunistic and lazy, and it's pretty easy to dissuade them. A hidden kill switch or just parking next to something more desirable will keep you safe. Discussing the location of this kill switch on the internet is super, super dumb.

The second kind of thief is the motivated, intelligent thief. The recommended solution for this kind of thievery is insurance, because nothing you do will prevent a motivated professional from dragging your car onto a flatbed and towing it away, never to be seen again.
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Here is my anti-theft deterrent.

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As long as Mr. Jackson isn't stealing it.
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The recommended solution for this kind of thievery is insurance, because nothing you do will prevent a motivated professional from dragging your car onto a flatbed and towing it away the week before racewars
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:49 AM   #27
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I think if you don't have hidden cameras than the first priority for a thief is to disable your security system because he knows that you can use that as a proof against that and he may caught due to this so that's why i think you must have some hidden security systems that help you in this situation.
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Anyone use GPS?
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I only really do this while the car is in storage out at my garage I rent. But I picked up this from FM Flyin' Miata : Miscellaneous : Batteries : Battery quick disconnect and then I cut my truck release line so I can only open the trunk by key or the clicker.

It's not really going to prevent someone from taking the car, but it may make their job maybe a little more of a pain considering they'll have to bust the lock on the trunk. Which I figure means more time they need to spend as well as a greater chance they may leave more evidence behind. Anything more is kinda meh to me. This is why I have insurance. 2cents
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