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Dear James

Is it possible to fixed mechanical combination Locks on the front door of the driver's seat of four Wheeler vehicles viz cars, jeeps, trucks, buses etc?.

Do you feel that it can add Security to the vehicle against thefts?.

Thanks
Prashant

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Hello  Prashant,

I'm not certain what you mean.

For years there was a steering wheel lock that was a bar locked by a key that prevented the wheel from being turned but those were not a total prevention of vehicle theft.

With the widespread use of transponder systems in vehicles worldwide the theft of vehicles has dropped but there are ways around those systems.

The only other thing I can think of right now is something connected to the vehicle computer that requires a PIN before the vehicle will start but since that's computer run I'm sure it could be bypassed as well.

Anything that is created and utilized on vehicles has a back door and thieves will eventually figure it out and still steal as many as they can get their hands on.

The main issue that needs to be addressed is the major differences between rich and poor. Once we close that gap there will no longer be a need for theft of any kind. The only reason people steal is because they want more. If they already have what they want financially they have no need to take what someone else has.

James

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I do not answer Safe or automotive questions. Period. I am knowledgeable in almost every area of Locksmithing. This includes locks, keys, lost keys, residential and commercial lockouts, rekeying, masterkeying, high security locks, access control, electric locks, security cameras and home safety. I have been running an online business since 2004 where I sell all types of lock and security hardware to everyone from apartment renters to business owners to the US government. Before that I started a locksmith service in 1999. I deal with many types of security equipment including high security safe locks, heavy duty padlocks, exit devices, biometric readers, electric strikes, magnetic locks, full surface hinges and I only sell what I personally stand behind 100%. The online business has given me a more in-depth look at the locksmithing industry, helping me to learn more about each and every product that I offer, as well as products I don't have but end up finding for customers to solve any issues they have with security or door hardware.

Please don't submit any automotive or safe questions as these aren't areas that I can help in.

Experience

I have been Locksmithing since 1999 and own my own Locksmithing business. I have many years of hands-on experience through the many services I have performed for my customers. I've run my business the way I wanted, treating everyone as I would like to be treated and knowing that any customer could be my last if I didn't perform my locksmithing duties as I had promised.

Education/Credentials
I have a diploma in Masterkeying, Advanced Locksmithing & Locksmithing from Foley-Belsaw.

Past/Present Clients
US government, colleges, schools, city and state governments, large and small corporations, home owners.

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