Stop lock doesn't fit

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Stop lock doesn't fit

Post by Paulro100 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:36 pm

I bought a stop lock steering wheel lock as an extra bit of protection.

It won't fit in the normal way, i.e. through the wheel and then clamping on the steering wheel.

I've attached it but only around the wheel. I could do with something with more bend in it to go over the centre of the wheel and under the steering wheel.

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Stop lock doesn't fit

Post by Marlon » Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:18 pm

I bought a 'stop lock pro' knowing this - figured it was better than no protection and would put off the opportunist thief. If you think about it theres no less protection simply because the end doesn't curl under the wheel - you've still gotta cut through the wheel or break the lock to drive the car.
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Stop lock doesn't fit

Post by kis » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:53 pm

I’ve got one too, but doesn’t fit too well like you say. They’ve got these ones that look similar to baseball bats? They clap to the top of the steering wheel (as opposed to sitting over the wheel and airbag) and prevent the wheel being rotated fully. Could be something to consider if you feel you need one?
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Stop lock doesn't fit

Post by kis » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:50 am

Like so
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Stop lock doesn't fit

Post by Paulro100 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:43 pm

Thanks for your response.
I'll use it as it is. Better than nothing I'm sure.

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Stop lock doesn't fit

Post by Nictrix » Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:00 pm

That looks like it would double up as a persuader too :evil:
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Stop lock doesn't fit

Post by kis » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:28 pm

Aye I was thinking that too... no no officer it fell on his face when I was unlocking it from the car :lol:
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