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Petrol fuel lock facility in two wheelers vehicles.

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Is Petrol fuel lock facility available in all two wheelers vehicles Viz Bikes, Motorcycles, Scooters etc ?

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Prashant S Akerkar

 

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Thanks.

Got information that Petrol fuel lock facility is available on the Two wheeler.

But in spite of this there are stealing incidents of Petrol fuel.

What is the solution for this?

Quality locks which cannot be easily tampered could be the solution ?

Thanks & Regards,

Prashant S Akerkar

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Very glad you posted those images as I don’t think I’d have known what you were talking about otherwise.

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5 hours ago, prashantakerkar said:

But in spite of this there are stealing incidents of Petrol fuel.

What is the solution for this?

Quality locks which cannot be easily tampered could be the solution ?

A desperate thief can even drill a fuel tank..

 

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Thank you.

Do you feel a mechanical lock password can be installed / fixed on the petrol door box of the two wheeler vehicle ?. This are been currently used in suitcases / briefcases / luggage bags.

If feasible, do you feel this can provide additional security to the two wheeler vehicle from petrol fuel stealing thieves? 

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Prashant S Akerkar

 

 

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There are gas caps (the threaded bit you screw onto the petrol container to keep the fuel in) that lock and only open with keys. Most motorcycles I've ever seen/owned have this.

Are you asking for a way to introduce another layer of security on top of those, or something else?

 

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Thanks.

Either a extra security by adding Mechanical password lock mechanism along with the current lock key mechanism.

I.e Two Locks.

Or

Replacing the current mechanical key lock mechanism with mechanical password lock mechanism.

I.e One Lock.

Thanks & Regards,

Prashant S Akerkar

 

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Adding such is trivially easy, but why would you?

Anyone who can access your tank has your keys and can simply drive your vehicle to his home where he can easily open the additional lock.

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5 hours ago, prashantakerkar said:

Replacing the current mechanical key lock mechanism with mechanical password lock mechanism.

Why would that be more secure than a key?

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Thanks.

Thieves will find it difficult to break the 4 digit password set on the mechanical lock of the two wheeler similar to the 4 digit pin we set on the ATM debit card of the Bank.

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Prashant S Akerkar

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1 hour ago, prashantakerkar said:

Thieves will find it difficult to break the 4 digit password set on the mechanical lock of the two wheeler similar to the 4 digit pin we set on the ATM debit card of the Bank.

I think a cheap combination lock is easier to break into than a cheap key lock (or at least, no harder). The only advantage is that you don't need a key. But you have a key for the bike already so there is no advantage.

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Thanks.

Is it easy to find the 4 digit password set for the petrol door mechanical lock of two wheeler vehicle?

I feel it is difficult to trace and break the 4 digit password set as there are lot of combinations to be done.

Thanks & Regards,

Prashant S Akerkar

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On 2018-08-08 at 4:30 AM, prashantakerkar said:

Got information that Petrol fuel lock facility is available on the Two wheeler.

But in spite of this there are stealing incidents of Petrol fuel.

On many bike models it is easy to access the fuel line, the thief doesn't need to tamper with the gas cap. A locking fuel tap may give som additional security, Google for "locking fuel tap motorcycle".

 

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2 hours ago, prashantakerkar said:

Is it easy to find the 4 digit password set for the petrol door mechanical lock of two wheeler vehicle?

Yes. When I was at school I would regularly undo the locks on people's bikes (not to steal them, just to show off).

Is it easy to pick a lock on a petrol cap? Probably not quite as easy. But as the thief doesn't care about damage, they just have to jam a big screwdriver into the lock and twist. 

The lock on a petrol cap is just a mild deterrent - to make a potential thief try another one to see if it is unlocked. You need to consider the cost-benefit analysis: is it worth spending time and money on a more secure petrol cap when it is only a very minor problem for most people?

If there are some people who live in an area where this is a big problem, then they can buy and fit a more secure petrol cap.

 

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If you make it difficult to steal the petrol, the thieves might decide to take the whole vehicle.

Is this a god thing?

 

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Interesting idea. Maybe it will get those Driller-fillers demoralized.

On 8/8/2018 at 9:37 AM, Sensei said:

A desperate thief can even drill a fuel tank..

I always felt that was one of the themes of Mad Max (n).

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