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Doors and Locks

Post by AndrewH1 » Tue Sep 16, 2008 3:13 pm

Hey I have a question. I am currently looking at buying a Humvee and was wondering if its possible to put in door locks? Its going to be the off road beast of the house but if I drive it somewhere and park it I would like to lock it so no one screws with it. Any ideas on locks or modifications? PM me or email me at jibber_2289_@hotmail.com

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Post by Hell On Wheels » Tue Sep 16, 2008 7:16 pm

You might want to post this in a different catagory, but yes go to kascar (http://www.real4wd.com/ ) and they have them (p/n 2670-AH) for $41.00 a bit high but for a $30,000 vehicle its well worth it. I bought a complete set, but you can get away with only buying two and in the rear door just disconnect the linkage to the handles to disable the rear door handles from outside and still can be opened from inside. This is only for a miltary vehicle.

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Post by hummer4x4guy » Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:57 pm

In the almost 8 years of having my truck I hever had an issue with or without doors on it. If I feel I want a lil security I will lock the steering wheel or you can just take the screw off the ignition switch and take it with you. I dont normally carry much in the humvee when I'm in "non offroading mode" so there is nothing to steal.

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Post by Action » Thu Sep 25, 2008 5:42 pm

I had a hidden ignition switch in mine. I took the Humvee to the nudie bar once upon a time with no doors on it. When I was leaving, the hood was raised up, the light switches were moved, and the start switch was in run. Luckily, all power was ran thru that switch, so not even the lights worked. All this was done on a fairly busy street in a small town. Some people just have no respect for other people's property.

I also thought about a permanent door stop strap or something like a wire rope to prevent the door from being stolen. If I was at the mall and some stupid ex military kid with a pickup knew he could get them off in a few seconds, I would like a bit more security. I would rather have my X-door hanging on the ground still attached than in the back of some guys pickup headed for ebay.

I like the Kascar handles. It is a simple design, but effective. The key just turns a piece of metal to get in the way of the handle, so it can't move. the inside handle of the rear hatch is the same design with a knob instead of a key.

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Post by hummer4x4guy » Fri Sep 26, 2008 3:22 pm

Well Jason
Dont go to nudie bars... uhh wait a minute scratch that! :-)
Another easy item to keep ppl outa the hood is to replace one brush guard pin with a lock there also... but something good that wont get crud and water in it and lock up...
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Post by Hell On Wheels » Fri Sep 26, 2008 5:24 pm

I have an idea :shock: best thing is pull a crew served weapon off its pedestal and use it as a stripper pole and have the nudie bar on your ride "Hell on Wheels" 8)

I like the idea about using a lock in place of the pin :shock:

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Post by Action » Sat Sep 27, 2008 3:55 pm

I had even went to the trouble of feeding a big brach thru the airlift hoops. They pulled that out and tossed it in the grass.

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Re: Doors and Locks

Post by JimLill » Sat Jul 31, 2010 5:58 am

The $41 locks work fine except they don't work from the inside so if you need protection when driving through "bad areas", you need another solution.

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Post by tj4tj4 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:15 am

JimLill wrote:The $41 locks work fine except they don't work from the inside so if you need protection when driving through "bad areas", you need another solution.
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Re: Doors and Locks

Post by Kurt Lesser » Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:30 pm

Go to McMaster-Carr and order them here: www.mcmaster.com/#standard-door-latches/=n7gf7n

drop down to: Recessed-Handle Pull-to-Open Latches

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