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Old 06-13-2019, 08:47 PM
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Originally Posted by markinnaples View Post
I wonder if the ease of stealing 90's GM vehicles is why those ones were taken.
During the 90's, it was fairly well known that a GM product ignition could be accessed by breaking the collar of the column and from there there was just a slide switch of sorts that you put a screwdriver on and pull forward to emulate the key being turned. The columns were easy to break and not alot to protect them from theft.
Note....I did towing for an auto body and saw these frequently., I was not a car thief
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Old 06-14-2019, 05:22 AM
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That exact thing happened to my sisters car. They broke the collar and away they went. She did get the car back luckily.
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Old 06-14-2019, 10:55 AM
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Old 06-14-2019, 04:55 PM
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Anyone have lojack? Website talks about dealer install but not interested in trailering car an hour for that. I emailed to see if I can do it myself
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Old 06-15-2019, 03:27 AM
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Bill, I work with a representative from Lojack. I believe they will come to you for the install. I can get a definite answer for you if you like.

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Old 06-16-2019, 11:53 AM
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One of the cars had it' steering wheel removed, but was still taken...…. A tow truck was probably involved....

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Or a set of Vicegrips.
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