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Keep in mind also that what some thieves are doing is using what amounts to a repeater....so even if you fob is out of range in its natural sense, there is some technology whereby the thief stands near your front door and uses the repeater to boost.......so the key is having the fob inside something. Thanks for providing this because not long ago I think there were some posts that said any type of box solution was nonsense........and clearly it is not.
 

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Keep in mind also that what some thieves are doing is using what amounts to a repeater....so even if you fob is out of range in its natural sense, there is some technology whereby the thief stands near your front door and uses the repeater to boost.......so the key is having the fob inside something. Thanks for providing this because not long ago I think there were some posts that said any type of box solution was nonsense........and clearly it is not.
Most of those solutions are essentially nonsense right off the shelf. For example, the Amazon website is full of RFID-blocking wallets that do nothing that the thickness of an ordinary wallet wouldn't do to block the signal.

I had to modify my key box to produce the desired result and I had to work at it for a good hour or more to get it to consistently block the radio signals. Just when I thought I had it licked, the jeep would unlock again. The Jeep refused to start, but I hated that someone could get inside it.

So far so good now, though - I haven't been able to unlock the door with the fob in the box since the last time I tweaked it.

Now, it's always possible sticking a repeater device against just the right spot on the box might be enough to relay that signal. I have no way to test it, but I feel like I've done all I can at this point to make it as hard as possible to access it.
 

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Avoid the city for parking. Use garage if you must. ALWAYS have comprehensive insurance coverage for risk of stolen loss. Also pay for SiriusXM Guardian for Stolen Vehicle Assistance to have GPS trace sent to police for recovery.
 

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Avoid the city for parking. Use garage if you must. ALWAYS have comprehensive insurance coverage for risk of stolen loss. Also pay for SiriusXM Guardian for Stolen Vehicle Assistance to have GPS trace sent to police for recovery.
Honestly, if my vehicle ever gets stolen, I don't want it back. I want it to disappear so I don't have to deal with God knows what that may be wrong with it afterward.
 

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Honestly, if my vehicle ever gets stolen, I don't want it back. I want it to disappear so I don't have to deal with God knows what that may be wrong with it afterward.
I"m with you there...based on experience years ago. It was a pretty icky feeling getting that vehicle back with unfamiliar stuff in it. Oh, and a religious music tape in the tape player. Ironic, eh?
 
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We got all kinds of good stuff when my Mother's recently stolen car was recovered, including a hat with a pot leaf design, a Bob Marley jacket, and a surprisingly nice bluetooth speaker. The transmission was trashed, and the car was crashed into a pole while being chased by the cops. The thief also turned out to be a registered sex offender. You just can't make this stuff up.
 
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