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Tips to protect classic cars against theft

Tips to protect classic cars against theft

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When classic cars were newly built car crime was less prevalent so they do not have the security of modern vehicles. This is a challenge for the classic car owner especially if they use their car every day or for touring. Locks and Keys Even when new, locks on cars before the 1980s were easily bypassed and became easier when they were worn. Often all it needs is a key from a similar car. As the locks were not shielded it is also easy to drive a screwdriver through the door skin to release the lock. At best, then, old locks will only deter the casual criminal. Others will be able to get into the car where they may not even face a steering lock. Anti-Theft Alarms and Immobilizers Most classic cars, especially those before the 1980s do not have any form of alarm of immobili...