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light theft prevention

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by 98Tacoma, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. 98Tacoma

    98Tacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i may be posting this in the wrong place. but has anyone ever figured out how to prevent sticky handed theifs from still there nice driving fog, or off-road lights. what are the best ideas or products out there. i have brand new kc lights and spent to much to loose them. thanks
     
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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    I'm not sure there is a lot you can do about it. I know they use special screws for automobile plates that use a proprietary type of bit to back it out to prevent theft of plate.

    Maybe you can use one of those type of screws, if you are able to use that size of screw or bolt.

    Hope that helps or gives you an idea of what to do.

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    WhatThePho? Greg Graffin 2016

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    I'm Running Piaa Light Locks, A few People on here has those IPF ones above.
     
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    Interesting....

    Those PIAA light locks - where do they go? (sorry, if that was a stupid question)
     
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    No not a stupid question. They go on the bolt that holds the lights. Hope this helps
     
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    Yup! Thanks!
    I thought that was the case.
    In my case, they're installed on Aries bullbar. The nuts are up inside the tube and it's a PITA to get up in there to begin with.
     
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    Only True way to prevent theft is to weld 2 bolts together. If they were determined, then they will do anything to steal it.
     
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    I had a a friend with a welder put a bead on the end of the bolts so you can't take the nuts off, but can still loosen them to adjust the lights. Costs less than the $40 lock nuts, but you have to cut the bolts to remove the lights.
     
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    do you kno if only two lock nuts come in a set?
     
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