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    GSI bumper any anti theft ideas?

    does anybody know any ways of securing the GSI bumper a bit more as its been stolen once already!

    i was thinking about welding extra mounts or maybe a new sensor for the clifford in the bumper?

    any ideas?

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    putting a couple of sensors in the bumper would be a good start.

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    I have seen this type of thing happen with motorcycle side panels over the years, you could try using high tensile wire to loop through any mounting points and secure them to some where stronger kind of like the anti tamper wires you find on house hold electric meters , the more you do the longer it would take to remove the more chance of catching the little persons.

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    hi mate. just joined myself, was avin a browse n your post caught my eye. i was slightly paranoid about my bumper going walkies when fitting it, so what i did was replace the 2 plastic clips on top with torx headed bolts (shallow heads) screwed into sphire clips Then at the sides i screwed in the bolts, n rounded em off with a drill bit. If i ever need to take em out again ill av to use some grips, but i figure, rather it take me a little longer to remove, than some scum bag whippin it off in no time. sorry for your loss.

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    Mount razor blades under there, lots of razor blades!!!

    On a serious note. Im not too sure mate, maybe if there is such a thing as locking regular bolts, like locking wheel nuts? Bolts with a key
    Reading my signature huh..

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    problem is they will try it evan if its welded on. You need a proximity alarm that warns them off before they evan touch the car or better yet park bumper 2 bumper. If they try and fail you will still most likely need a respray..

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    Try tamper scews like they use for number plates, screw in but need to be drilled to be removed.

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    screws hidden behind the number plate that screw in to the crash bar,

    heavy duty bolts and nuts instead of the crappy plastic push in connectors under the bonnet

    anti tamper bolts in the wheel arches

    even if they manage to get my bumper off it will need alot of repair work before they can sell it on, they would have to "yank it" off splitting the plastic connectors etc.
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