Antitheft alarm installation with trunk release


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Antitheft alarm installation with trunk release

Postby gipsy42 » Mon Dec 08, 2014 5:40 pm



While updating my bike I decided to pick a car alarm because it differs from a moto type while it incorporates the door latch function; please don't laugh, I've used it for securing the trunk and saddlebags. Following are pics showing the steps taken in case someone wants to copy it.
1 Drilled a 3 mm hole in the plastic connecting link to receive the actuator arm; bent the bracket to suit and first attempt of bending the arm, after few tries it was modified.
3 Actuator mounted and arrow shows a hole drilled in the opener unit frame to fix the actuator.
4 Talking about a cheap guy??, tacked from an old garage door opener CB there are the two relays that control the close/open function.
5 For the alarm to detect fail it needs a ground signal from the neutral gear or the side stand, which means to remove tupperware, so while I was there I also got a switched hot line from reverse lever switch, rune it to the back and put two modules of 5 white LEDs ea to signal the reverse.
The trunk light assy is removed and is being split open to convert using LEDs strips as already done on the sides of trunk and saddlebags and fairing
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Re: Antitheft alarm installation with trunk release

Postby joeincalif » Mon Dec 08, 2014 10:42 pm

Nice work but NO ONE STEALS GOLD WINGS!!!!!
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Re: Antitheft alarm installation with trunk release

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:49 am

joeincalif wrote:Nice work but NO ONE STEALS GOLD WINGS!!!!!


Maybe not here, but the original poster lives in Argentina.

Very nice install, clean and functional. I'm surprised the actuator fits into that space, it's smaller than it appears.

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Re: Antitheft alarm installation with trunk release

Postby gipsy42 » Wed Dec 10, 2014 2:09 pm

WingAdmin wrote:
joeincalif wrote:Nice work but NO ONE STEALS GOLD WINGS!!!!!


Maybe not here, but the original poster lives in Argentina.

Joeincalif:
I'm totally aware of that, not worry about the Wing but the only thing that concerns me is that some UNINFORMED cheap thief may get very interested by the stuff tucked in the trunk or saddlebags!! Lol.
I've heard of an estimate of about 450 wings in the country, so they're not a hot deal.



WingAdmin wrote:Very nice install, clean and functional. I'm surprised the actuator fits into that space, it's smaller than it appears.

WingAdmin:
Thank you for your comment, I'm glad you like it, the best part of it is not to deal with the trunk lock anymore. Also I noted you modified the subject which makes the post more visible.
The dimensions of the actuator are 1 x 2 x 6 in, and it fits right in there. Please feel free to copy or move it to the DIY section at your will. Should you need more info of photos, just ask for.
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Re: Antitheft alarm installation with trunk release

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Dec 10, 2014 2:35 pm

mariojl wrote:WingAdmin:
Thank you for your comment, I'm glad you like it, the best part of it is not to deal with the trunk lock anymore. Also I noted you modified the subject which makes the post more visible.
The dimensions of the actuator are 1 x 2 x 6 in, and it fits right in there. Please feel free to copy or move it to the DIY section at your will. Should you need more info of photos, just ask for.
Mario.


I already moved it to the DIY section, which is why I changed the subject, just to make it easier to find for those who might be looking for it in future. :)

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Re: Antitheft alarm installation with trunk release

Postby silverado6x6 » Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:22 pm

I love it! Here in America we constantly have disgruntled individuals who believe that Goldwings must be sterilized from the highways, or at least disfigured, molested , kicked over, parts removed.

Mine is getting a proximity camera setup that will record anything approaching the bike. Yeah , nobody steals a Goldwing is pretty true, makes you kinda wonder though in another country, I have heard that in Australia it's getting common that a new Harley owner will get jumped at a stoplight and have his bike hijacked.
Now I'm thinking of doing this to my 93, good to see projects like this from another country.
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Re: Antitheft alarm installation with trunk release

Postby redial » Thu Dec 11, 2014 5:24 am

I have heard that in Australia it's getting common that a new Harley owner will get jumped at a stoplight and have his bike hijacked.


I took the opportunity to scan through a list of reported stolen motorcycles, and found 6 HD were reported from 2008 to Nov14. There was only one incident, in 2012, where the bike was hijacked at a set of lights, so it is not that common. When you compare with the number of "Postie Bikes" (Honda 110 that are used to deliver mail by the postal service), of which there were 5 reported stolen in the same period.

This is the only occurrence I have heard of a bike, any kind, being hijacked at lights. I dont think it is that common, for mc to be stolen, but I am willing to be corrected.


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