Disklock

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  1. Andrew gill151

    Andrew gill151 Funster

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    Hi all,

    Has anyone out there got or tried the disklock steering wheel lock?
    Write up looks ok but would like an honest opinion from a user.

    Cheers.

    Andy
     
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    They are brilliant, have one for the motorhome and one for the car whilst it's parked up when we are a way.

    Best wheel lock we've come across
     
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    My Son uses one in the UK
    Thinks its great but says you have to cover the wheel to avoid damage to the sterring wheel.
    He always puts it on when over here on our drive which I find funny when we dont even lock the door sometimes.
     
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    Looking at all the options as I may be wildcamping a lot, therefore I believe the more deterrents there are, hopefully the more inconvenient it is to be broken into.

    Any ideas what size fit the new Fiat ducato?
     
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    SOMETIMES when wildcamping it's better to have nothing to stop you driving at a moments notice.
    Maybe never happen but if you get any bother from local yobs or the likes you are better just driving away rather than confront them.
    You don't want to be fumbling with keys etc.
    Try to park with an easy exit without having to turn around etc.
    A wheel lock won't stop anyone breaking in and you'll be in the van anyway so in this instance a wheel lock is not necessary.
    Great if your parked up for the day and go shopping etc.
     
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  6. Andrew gill151

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    When I said wildcamping I meant I will be leaving my motorhome on a friendly farmers land during the day when I am at work locally, therefore it would only be on when I wasn't about.
    I appreciate the advice regarding real wild camping and will consider all of that when we do go in the wild.
     
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    We have diskloks on both our cars - a good bit of kit i.m.o.
     
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    we have one on MH and one on hubbys van. All the vans at his workplace now have them too. I was recommended them by our local police force and havent known of any thefts from vehicles with one.
     
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    Can you tell us how much it weighs we are considering one?
     
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    now you are asking me. if i get chance tomorrow i will weigh it for you lol
     
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    No worries I will look on line I was just thinking about payload. Thanks
     
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    its not that heavy that it would really affect payload. hubby reckons they are probably about 2 or 3 kg.
     
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    Was wondering about this as opposed to a wheel lock. Guess wheel lock is more visible but discloc can be easily fitted in comfort if it's chucking it down outside.
     
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    Honest John, the motoring correspondent rates these highly. Physical security alongside an alarm all helps to secure our vehicles.
     
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    The more "in your face" mechanical security the better makes them look for an easier target.
     
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    Got one on the Talbot for when we are away in Harriet, great bit of kit, use it along with one of those flashing LED's from ebay fitted in the dash, another good bit of kit.
     
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    Brilliant Gadget , the only problem I have come across , in fact quite often , is when You want to unlock the Disklock , You have to fiddle with key for ages until the lock opens !! Very annoyind especially if You have a to be in a hurry , the Lock tumblers appear to rotate out of sync ??
     
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    Great bit of kit, which I've used for years. I've never noticed any damage to the steering wheel. The biggest "problem" with it is storing it when it's not in use. I've mounted the case against the furniture immediately behind the driving seat so the disklok travels vertically and doesn't rattle.
     
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    I just chain the wife to the steering wheel. If they can get it with that tied to it, then Ta Ra Hymer......(y)

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