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Old 04-07-2012, 12:20 PM   #1
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Door security - what is the best solution

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I'm looking at the above products because I have some worry about the doors being stolen. Has anyone tried these or does anyone have any thoughts? The quadratic brand seems to be defeated by anyone with a decent toolset.

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Old 04-07-2012, 12:50 PM   #2
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I agree with your assessment.

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Old 04-07-2012, 12:53 PM   #3
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Leave 'em at home if you're that worried.....
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Old 04-07-2012, 01:48 PM   #4
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I saw a youtube video once where-in they actually 'steel' the doors of a Jeep which had a hardtop on (it was a demonstration). Don't have any experience with the product you mention though.
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I installed the Tuffys in about 10 minutes. Buy them.
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Old 04-07-2012, 02:30 PM   #6
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Leave 'em at home if you're that worried.....
This is clearly the best solution! With my old Wranglers, I seldom had the doors on, but my wife is driving this one a fair amount and will have them on when it is cold.
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See those 2 bolts on each door hinge? Take them off and your door will be off with your locks/pins left behind.
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Seems if they truly want them they will get them. Secure it the best you know how and enjoy. Life's to short to worry.

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See those 2 bolts on each door hinge? Take them off and your door will be off with your locks/pins left behind.
Damn, hadnt thought of that. I wonder if you can locktite them or something. Or maybe it might be worth it to drill out the inside of the bolt so a Torx head wont work on them anymore. It's not like you'd ever need to remove those I'm guessing.
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I installed the Tuffys in about 10 minutes. Buy them.
a retard with a 12" length of iron pipe can snap them off in about 10 seconds... they do it with those locking lugnuts all the time(and a lug bolt is MUCH more significant than a door pin), adding a couple dollars to the insurance claim, and leaving you on your own on the expense of the anti-theft nuts, because your ins. co. is not going to cover the cost of the defeated anti-theft device you installed (unless you also have renters ins. that covers your cargo).
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Damn, hadnt thought of that. I wonder if you can locktite them or something. Or maybe it might be worth it to drill out the inside of the bolt so a Torx head wont work on them anymore. It's not like you'd ever need to remove those I'm guessing.
I helped to remove them once when I accidently locked someone's keys in their Jeep that had a hardtop, windows rolled up, and engine on.

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