Unfortunately, the "new age" of auto theft of substantial vehicles...ie Classics & exotics... is to use a tow truck. Flatbed or repo style. The key is to reduce the access to the vehicle. If the truck can get to it, they can take it.
Although not a deterant, a tracking device is good to have. Lojack is very limited and the theives know what to look for. Bottom line is to keep unsupervised access to a minimum, and have reliable insurance that has an appropriate replacement value.
1966 Coupe Restomod
331 stroker, 5 speed
Discs x 4, 9 inch with 4.10 posi
Coil Overs, Ladder bar setup, subs, 6pt rollbar
I disconnect my trunk mounted battery to discourage anyone from driving off with the car. I plan on installing a disconnect switch in the trunk so I can leave the battery connected and still power the radio circuit and power trunk lock. Won't stop a tow away though.
Global West arms
TCP Strut Rods
Wilwood Ft. Discs
Always a work in progress
I don't even lock the doors on mine. These cars are so easy to steal, if someone wants to take it, there's not much you can do about it. Keep the car insured well and don't leave it unattended if possible, that's about it.
1969 Mach1 - Gulfstream Aqua - 351w 4v
1967 Coupe - Red 289 2v (sold in 1996)
1970 Mach I - Grabber blue, 351c 4v. (Sold in 1999)
Another one is getting a text when your car starts.. or the door opens. if you have a smartphone there's an app for that with some kind of hardware you can get. I would vote for the start option.. because confronting the thief is just stupid.. never know about whacko's these days
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