Kill Switch - Chevy Impala SS Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-19-2007, 09:32 PM
Big Olds
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Post

On the 96 would it be ok to run a kill switch from the coil into the interior? would a regular toggle switch work? Would it mess up the coil? There are alot of impalas/caprices getting stolin lately.I really do not want to become another victim Can't afford an alarm system or for my baby to get stolin from some scum bum basted .I also plan on running a switch from the trigger wire going to the starter. Going to hide everything.I want the car set up, so even if they have a key too it, if they don't know, it will not start. Any suggestions, Thanks
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-19-2007, 11:20 PM
MUSSCLE in Milwaukee
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Post

The fuel pump wire can be found behind the gloove box. Put a switch on it.
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-20-2007, 05:17 AM
'91 Caprice Classic 5.0
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Question

How do you go about putting a switch on the fuel pump wire?Im a noob and I know nothing about my car electrical wise.Can you get a diagram I can follow to do this procedure?
 
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-20-2007, 12:17 PM
TurboLT1
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Post

Quote:
Originally posted by Big Olds:
I want the car set up, so even if they have a key too it, if they don't know, it will not start.
I suggest you take the motor out everytime you park your car... Kill switches i guess they are good for the low budget thieves but its only going to slow down a professional...
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-20-2007, 07:13 PM
Chris Luongo
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Post

The car's factory VATS anti-theft system is already quite good. Of course other stuff can still help a little.

If you're going to attempt to kill the fuel pump, coil, or anything like that, you've got to be super-duper sure of the quality of your work..........a failed connection could have the car shut down on the highway, which would be unpleasant and possibly dangerous.

If you interrupt the starter circuit instead, even if something should go wrong, you'll only be stranded in a parking spot, not on the roadside.

If you're a newbie at mobile eletronics, do some reading at www.the12volt.com. Lots of good stuff there.
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-20-2007, 09:05 PM
Big Olds
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Post

What does 'VATS' stand for
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Chevy Impala SS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome