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girlfriends brothers golf turbo nicked outside house?.how could this happen not nicked with the keys he still has them.car was locked up and there was no glass on the floor or nothing?.got me woried cos i only live 3 mile away.are these cars that easy to nick or what?[:S]
 

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girlfriends brothers golf turbo nicked outside house?.how could this happen not nicked with the keys he still has them.car was locked up and there was no glass on the floor or nothing?.got me woried cos i only live 3 mile away.are these cars that easy to nick or what?[:S]
Did he buy it used? were all the keys original or was he given one new one? i.e. someone still had a key?

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Does the alarm not go off? Thought they had a leveling system incorperated so it would detect that kind of thing and sound the alarm...
If these use one that lifts all 4 wheels at the same time then no, only if one end is lifted on its own. A lot of teh new vehicles use an arm that lifts up the car like a skip is lifted.
 

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So if the latest thing (it seems) is just to get a great big truck, and lift it onto the back, how can we be vigilant and stop this?

I suppose as mines on my drive, I could always lock the gates.

BTW, wouldnt this make a lot of noise? possibly wake you up if its outside your house?
 

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So if the latest thing (it seems) is just to get a great big truck, and lift it onto the back, how can we be vigilant and stop this?

I suppose as mines on my drive, I could always lock the gates.

BTW, wouldnt this make a lot of noise? possibly wake you up if its outside your house?
Yeah certainly a lot of noise will be made - its going to use a hydrolic system surely, thats something your're not going to sleep through.

Entry via the well known method would the best way but how easy is then to start the car without the key?
 

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Well on both the GTI and my Cupra i've stood there with the alarm armed and rocked the car violently from side to side, and no alarm went off......... so it must take a bloody earthquake to set it off!
Strange isn't it? I've tried the same thing and nothing happened BUT, when I park outside my work every plane going over sets the bloody thing off. Go figure?!!?

Cheers, Jim
 
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