Is this kind of thing available any more?

When I was a young driver in the late 1960s I had a simple cut-out switch to help deter thieves. I also read about a more sophisticated device that allowed the car to be driven away but after a few hundred yards the engine cut-out leaving the thieves stranded. I assume that it operated by using a small reserve of fuel. Perhaps today's more sophisticated cars do not allow for such a device but I have always thought that it was an excellent idea as it is unlikely that thieves would start fiddling around to re-start the car when they are on the highway. They are more likely just to abandon it. Is anything like this available?

Asked on 10 August 2013 by andrew123

Answered by Honest John
I've had cars with this. One was a simple hidden fuel line tap. Another was a battery isolator. Currently I use a Disklok.
Tags: crime security
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