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Old 01-09-2019, 12:27 PM
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Question How do you protect your fuel?

I would like to know if you have some strategy or just believe in the goodness of people.
I want to protect my cars from fuel thieves. I am thinking on different strategies but I always keep coming to the same conclusion.
I think something practical that will give a little more peace of mind. I am convinced that thieves will get what they want every time, it is just a matter of time for them, but I also know that if you have your car with a little protection or better than the next car you will not be the victim.

So I have been looking for key lock gas caps and I am disappointed. They use the most basic kind of key and I have even read the one key fits all so it does not seem to work.
I have seen that there is even a way to open this fuel caps easily with something like this.

Can you suggest a system or gas cap that is a little bit better than OEM without protection?

This kind of key seems to give a little more protection.

I believe that they make some Harley gas caps with this key.

They even make this kind of Cap cover with a lock! Does not seem practical to me.

So I would like to hear your solutions because every time I go to a parking lot or even when leaving the car outside my house
my car is game!
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Doesn't your fuel door lock?
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Wow I didn't know that fuel thieves were still a thing. I live in Baltimore where there are plenty of car jacking/ trying doors /smash and grabs. I've never once heard of people siphoning fuel. And lastly, this is why it wont happen.
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Unfortunately we are having this problem in the area .
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My garage works, then my ring camera will catch the person in the driveway.
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