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Old 03-19-2005, 04:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Here's my writeup on how to do the basic wiring for a simple fuel pump cutoff in your CRX or EF civic. I wont tell you where to hide the switch, though.

http://www.dmcknight.net/crxhowto/kill_switch
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Here's my writeup on how to do the basic wiring for a simple fuel pump cutoff in your CRX or EF civic. I wont tell you where to hide the switch, though.

http://www.dmcknight.net/crxhowto/kill_switch

Very cool. . .I've been thinking of doing something like this, but really had no idea of where to start. BUT, I do have my quick release steering wheel hub--they'll have a hard time driving it even if they get it started
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I always try to park right up next to a wall on the passenger's side in the garage at work. I then turn the wheel all the way to the left, then lock it, and use the e-brake.

This will make it exceedingly difficult to get my car out without driving it out.
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I always try to park right up next to a wall on the passenger's side in the garage at work. I then turn the wheel all the way to the left, then lock it, and use the e-brake.

This will make it exceedingly difficult to get my car out without driving it out.

I try not to worry about my cars too much. My neighborhood is really safe (*knocks on wood*)--I do keep the EP in the garage though I work in a topless bar on the Westside of Indianapolis--so the parking lot at work--especially since I work nights--is the worst time for my rides. My Dodge Ram wasn't even in my possession for 24 hours and someone nailed the tailgate with an aluminum baseball bat (There was a softball park behind the bar in the late 90's). So, stupid shit to worry about there. Rambling. . .
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sweet write up homie
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Good stuff, I remember seeing the H-T posts on kill switches and thinking, "someone needs to write a how-to for the CRX/EF crowd"... because the wires are different.

I want to devise some hidden trunk lock as well, some secondary mechanical latch that I would know to flip before my hood would open, but nobody else would think to look for. I've already said too much! :P
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thats a nice write-up. good idea!!
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