Trent W. Buck wrote:
Could you just get a wheel clamp, like the police use?
Yes ; but would they be designed for convenient usage ? :
after all I could just remove a wheel!
Your threat model isn't clear to me - are you worried about the
contents of the van (e.g. your purse) being nicked, the van being
oh....hard questions; when I actually think it through;
the concern is the van being stolen; the one previous to this was stolen;
and never recovered.
It is the generation before remote locking and integrated immobilisers;
breaking in is dead easy ; in fact watching the RACV guy was anxiety
But having said that, I would prefer not to have the tools stolen.
Options that occur:
-put up a fake camera and / or fake security notices
-build some kind of gizmo with a blue-tooth/ USB camera and cell-phone
that way the wireless stuff is hidden away and they only get the
-instal a hidden immobiliser switch (which would be very cheap)
The thieves in this area (North Melb public housing) are most likely
persons in urgent need of
pharmaceuticals !, but there may be a few more serious lads who require
a vehicle for 'late night removals' ;
thanks for your interest by the way;
regards Rohan McLeod
or the van's bits (e.g. tyres) being nicked?