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Anti-theif device

What is the best product on the market for truck protection?? I have heard that the brake lock does well, but what about a hiddon kill switch....how would you go about wireing one up? Also where can i find/order this brake lock cheapest? Thanks
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.44 magnum.....
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trunk money!...had to
http://youtube.com/watch?v=MkZcG_pgp0Q

but a .44 mag is probably better

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Kill switches work wonders. its pretty easy to find a schematic.
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Kill switches work wonders. its pretty easy to find a schematic.
^ what he said.

all you have todo is splice a switch into the fuel inursha(sp) switch, then hide it somewhere.

i think its still under the carpet by the passenger side kick panel on the newer rangers.
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^ what he said.

all you have todo is splice a switch into the fuel inursha(sp) switch, then hide it somewhere.

i think its still under the carpet by the passenger side kick panel on the newer rangers.
Is there an exact color wire i need to splice into??? pics anyone that have done this

About the 44 mag....the castle law went into effect which a cop friend told me means that you have the right to protect your home and property by any means necessary....God bless Texas

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Is there an exact color wire i need to splice into??? pics anyone that have done this

About the 44 mag....the castle law went into effect which a cop friend told me means that you have the right to protect your home and property by any means necessary....God bless Texas
lol idk the wire colors, just pull up the carpet on the passenger side by the kick panel and it should be right there, cut the wire and put a switch on it, or just unplug it until you have to drive.

what ever you do, don't bypass the fuel cutoff switch.
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lol idk the wire colors, just pull up the carpet on the passenger side by the kick panel and it should be right there, cut the wire and put a switch on it, or just unplug it until you have to drive.

what ever you do, don't bypass the fuel cutoff switch.
So the wire your talking about what does it control?
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So the wire your talking about what does it control?
the fuel cutoff switch, its made to turn the truck off if its in a collision.
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Ok ill look this weekend.....isnt putting a swich on it bypassing it? What you are saying is cut it and run a on/off switch to it.
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Ok ill look this weekend.....isnt putting a swich on it bypassing it? What you are saying is cut it and run a on/off switch to it.
cut one of the wires, then hook an on/off switch upto it, to drive your truck the switch would need to be on.

no bypassing to it, the switch would still function normally.
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cut one of the wires, then hook an on/off switch upto it, to drive your truck the switch would need to be on.

no bypassing to it, the switch would still function normally.

I must be an idiot but let me make sure i got what you are sayin....cut the wire, strip both ends and connect together, hook to switch, wire up a ground and presto a kill switch....right?? but i do need a good metal switch for the amps.
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I must be an idiot but let me make sure i got what you are sayin....cut the wire, strip both ends and connect together, hook to switch, wire up a ground and presto a kill switch....right?? but i do need a good metal switch for the amps.
im not sure about the switch, its a small wire so im going to assume it goes to a relay before the fuel pump.

cut one of the wires, not both, use butt connectors and hook wires upto the cut ends, then run the wires to were ever your putting the switch, then hook the two wires upto the switch etc etc.
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im not sure about the switch, its a small wire so im going to assume it goes to a relay before the fuel pump.

cut one of the wires, not both, use butt connectors and hook wires upto the cut ends, then run the wires to were ever your putting the switch, then hook the two wires upto the switch etc etc.
what im sayin is after you cut the small wire you have to connect those 2 cut ends up to the switch in order for it to work...so including the ground...you will have 3 wires in all, 2 that go together to the switch and the 1 ground.
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bump.....before i go to bed
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No ground is required. You cut one wire, splice two wires to the two ends you just made, run the two new wires to the switch. When the switch is in the off position, the fuel pump will not run. The switch just opens/closes one wire.
...Terry
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maybe a fast little drawing would help?

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the blue blocks are butt connectors..
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the blue blocks are butt connectors..
haha, sweet.

i was going todo this to my truck months ago, but why lol..
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oh, the newer trucks have PATS, so someone would have to have your keys to steal your truck, or a tow truck.
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If you do this or look at the wires take lots of pics!!! Im thinking bout doing the same thing and seeing how u did it or what it looks like before hand would help greatly.

I know they have to have the keys to get it but i have a spare key near the back on the frame and if they find that it would still be a good idea in my mind to have a safety precaution left to stop them.
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If you do this or look at the wires take lots of pics!!! Im thinking bout doing the same thing and seeing how u did it or what it looks like before hand would help greatly.

I know they have to have the keys to get it but i have a spare key near the back on the frame and if they find that it would still be a good idea in my mind to have a safety precaution left to stop them.
you know what i did, i got a cheap copy of my key made and put it behind my driver license.

its a good idea, even if you have PATS, so if you lock your keys in your truck.

my ex g/f's moms insurance company offered her to get a copy of her key made and it was on this credit card thing, it was cool.
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anyone steals my truck, ill kill them. nuff said.
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im more worried about the stuff in my truck, not my truck, my truks covered
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All i have inside mine is the radio which u need the ford tool to get out, clothes for work, cds, some change, and gum (lots of gum)
Nothing too expensive or anything like that so im not too worried of someone breaking in to steal something other than the truck itself.

I would have to agree wholeheartidly with the killing of the person that steals my truck!!
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