Disc locks are very good, if a little expensive. They cover the entire
steering wheel. Those Autolock things that go between the hand brake and
gear lever are not really any good as they can be removed in seconds.
If you aint got a lot of cash though, the Autolock would put off an
opportunist thief I suppose.
If a thief wants _your_ car, they'll take it no matter what you put on
Security devices such as steering wheel locks and 'Autolok' gear/brake
locks work by being highly visible to the passing thief who would pass
it up for the next car that's easier to take.
I've heard a few people say 'you gotta get one that covers the steering
wheel nut so they can't get 'em off that way', but I can't imagine a
thief carrying a steering wheel around with him a la 'Gone In 60
Unless your 416 has something special and desirable about it, anything
visible should do the job.
The only one that's any good, is the DiscLock that covers the steering
wheel. Don't waste your money on anything else.
Bear in mind that these items are only a detterent - if a decent thief wants
your car, he'll take it. Doesn't matter what security you have.
Also bear in mind that you have a Rover 416 - hardly a theft target !
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