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Old 06-01-2014, 03:28 PM   #1
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Better than stock security?

I am sure the stock security system is great on our Porsche, but does anyone have any suggestions of video recording systems or anything else to help protect against vandalism of our pcars?

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keep one of these next to your driver seat.. and i've also got a machete from harbor freight sitting under my seat in my BMW
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keep one of these next to your driver seat.. and i've also got a machete from harbor freight sitting under my seat in my BMW
The public place where the vehicle will be parked allows no weapons, of any kind.
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Alright another idea, keep a 20ft python in the car. lol
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Alright another idea, keep a 20ft python in the car. lol
Just a pet lol!
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If the rednecks are really that bad at your school get a box and get a beater to drive to school. Then steal their girlfriends in the box later that evening.
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Just a pet lol!
Try a Trunk Monkey......
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If the rednecks are really that bad at your school get a box and get a beater to drive to school. Then steal their girlfriends in the box later that evening.
Rednecks are no issue, johnny boy is just upset with the way the insurance settlement ended up. Can i press charges on the quote "i wont be happy till those big ole jeep tires lie on your hood"
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Here's an idea: Google 'in car video surveillance.'
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I am sure the stock security system is great on our Porsche, but does anyone have any suggestions of video recording systems or anything else to help protect against vandalism of our pcars?

Sounds like that kid who hit you isn't gonna be too happy you get yourself another porsche lol.
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Sounds like that kid who hit you isn't gonna be too happy you get yourself another porsche lol.
Particularly when its a nicer Porsche haha.
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On a serious note though, you can check out Clifford alarm systems. I know they offer a proximity sensor with some of their alarms.
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I am liking the viper systems, does anyone have experience with these?
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Please, nobody is going to try to steal an old box. There is absolutely no way you can Hotwire it. So someone is going to flat bed it and part it out? These arent Hondas that you can sell the parts for a profit. And if that's your concern, Get a LoJack. But it's a waste of money, IMHO.

I never lock my car. If some crack head wants to get in and steal my change and multi tool, let them have it. If I lock it, they may try cut the top open to get inside, which will cost $2k to replace.
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Please, nobody is going to try to steal an old box. There is absolutely no way you can Hotwire it. So someone is going to flat bed it and part it out? These arent Hondas that you can sell the parts for a profit. And if that's your concern, Get a LoJack. But it's a waste of money, IMHO.

I never lock my car. If some crack head wants to get in and steal my change and multi tool, let them have it. If I lock it, they may try cut the top open to get inside, which will cost $2k to replace.
It is more of vandalism protection.
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It is more of vandalism protection.
An alarm system will never protect it from vandalism.

The damage will already have been done, and an alarm will do jack squat to protect it from that.
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keep one of these next to your driver seat.. and i've also got a machete from harbor freight sitting under my seat in my BMW
This appears to be the Ultimate Weapon of All Time. It begins as a club/mace...but has a power switch which I can only assume is for the Lightsaber option. YES!!!!!! WIN!!!!
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This appears to be the Ultimate Weapon of All Time. It begins as a club/mace...but has a power switch which I can only assume is for the Lightsaber option. YES!!!!!! WIN!!!!
lol. it actually has a stun gun built into it
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It is more of vandalism protection.
You can't protect your car from vandalism. If you want to capture footage of the vandalism being done, I again suggest you Google "in car video surveillance." There are systems available. Here's one example: brickhousesecurity.com
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You can't protect your car from vandalism. If you want to capture footage of the vandalism being done, I again suggest you Google "in car video surveillance." There are systems available. Here's one example:
brickhousesecurity.com Drive Proof Touch Screen Dual Car Camera
Those seem appealing and like they would be good for uploading porsche video as well, I am just worried that that only protects from the front and inside, more protection for on the road than when Parked.

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