Tinfoil hat taken to the extreme?

Tinfoil hat taken to the extreme?

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    Tinfoil hat taken to the extreme?

    ...and some people wonder why I don't like the radio/keyfob only vehicles. Someone is having a bit too much fun here.

    Key Fobs Mysteriously Being Disabled In Suburban Parking Lot CBS Chicago
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    I thought you could over ride the key fob with the key. Guess not. I wonder if this happens everytime in this parking lot, or just now and then?
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    I'm here to tell you: electronics will always fail when needed most.
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    Most cars have a place to insert a key from inside the fob and enter the car and start it. What city and state was this again?
    ..... that would explain it.
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    I am not aware of any keyfob ONLY vehicles. I have seen some cars (we have one) were the metal key is pretty hidden inside the keyfob and you could think that there wasn't a key for it.

    I prefer having a hard key, radio signals can be jammed, or duplicated.
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    Lay lines combined with piezoelectricity.
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    If you have a new Harley and you lose your fob you have a two wheeled paper weight until you get it reprogrammed by HD. Or you rip out the entire system.
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    My truck has a key+the doo dad to open up 10 meters away. Tho my truck is semi new there are certain aspects of it I was not keen on when I drove it off the lot. First truck/car I ever had without an oil temp gauge. There's just something basically wrong with that. Other than that it's basically been trouble free.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DMan View Post
    I am not aware of any keyfob ONLY vehicles. I have seen some cars (we have one) were the metal key is pretty hidden inside the keyfob and you could think that there wasn't a key for it.

    I prefer having a hard key, radio signals can be jammed, or duplicated.
    My girlfriend had a 2007 Corvette that was key fob only; in case the battery was dead it did have a key that went into a lock just above the tag. You inserted it to unlock the trunk then on the LH side there were two cables, one released the driver’s door and the other released the hood.
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    I just finished reading , "One Second After" so I'm suspicious of everything electronic now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OldVet View Post
    I'm here to tell you: electronics will always fail when needed most.
    Just like Made in China hand tools will.
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    My car does not have any method of keyed entry
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    I don't believe I have the resources to build two of these on wheels. In the meantime, I will keep looking for a car with non-chipped ignition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kapnketel View Post
    My car does not have any method of keyed entry
    Bet you'll wish otherwise when the buttons fail.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kapnketel View Post
    My car does not have any method of keyed entry
    When I was driving 18 wheelers for a living a few tractors I climbed into had push button starts. The key just unlocked the doors. I could tell y'all a short embarressing story about that. But I won't.
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    Ok...guys can change their minds at the drop of a hat. So here goes nuttin.....

    The dispatcher told me to take truck #1 an International. I did part of the pre trip and climbed in the cab to start it up. I'm looking all over inside for the ignition and can't spot it for nuttin. So feeling kinda stupid I go ask Roy where the starter is? Finally I get it started and finish my pre trip. She's warming up when I look down at the speedo and check the odometer. Less than 100,000 miles. This tractor was Brand Spankin' New!!!

    Now y'all need to understand I trained on 1967 Petes and KW's dang near as old as I was at the time. Finally I shut her down and secured the rig and went in to the dispatcher and begged him to give me one of the Pete's (they had like 7 or 9 of them). He whined but I whined LOUDER...

    Twenty minutes later I was rollin' outta there in a 67 Pete and old Dan's world was cool as a cucumber. First run was always a breeze (by trucker standards) cuz there's just drunks and cops on the big road that time of night. I was a pickle hauler....105500 on 8 axles.
    On a good day I was clocked out after 12 hours and headin' home to fall down only to head back for another long night of drivin'...
    Last edited by NONAME762; March 15th, 2013 at 12:08 PM. Reason: I'm havin' my 1st Coke and I felt like it.....
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