Ford Custom 2019 Hook Deadlocks & High Position Cab Locks - Sussex - London & The South East, Online Shop & Worldwide Delivery
This is a Ford Transit Custom 2019, where we fitted the cab doors deadlocks into a new higher position. The load area has our hook lock style deadlocks and we also fitted a replacement lock for the factory fitted driver's door barrel (which uses the same key to operate as the deadlocks that we fitted to all the doors).
Sussex Installations T SERIES DEADLOCKS - FORD CUSTOM
The Ford security software update (along with many vans now having higher security driver's door barrels) has meant that thieves are less likely to be able to unlock the load area of the Ford Custom van or Ford Transit van by twisting or attacking the driver's door lock. This is good news for the Ford Custom and Transit owners that the easy driver's door attacks are less freque... [click here to read the full story]
Yes that's right, no van deadlocks from any manufacturer are Thatcham Accredited or Thatcham Approved since the 1st January 2019 when Thatcham had a major shake up of it's TQA (Thatcham Quality Assurance) and it's TRI (Thatcham Recognised Installer) schemes. The reason for the shake ups are unknown for sure, but it seems that it was not viable for Thatcham to have so many categ... [click here to read the full story]
Here we take a look at the situation that a Ford Transit Custom Customer is in. He told us he had been in touch with Ford and that his van was not on their list to be recalled to have the security software implemented. Lucky for this customer he had seen the test I had instructed Ford Custom owners to do in my previous videos and knew that he was still vulnerable. So he drove d... [click here to read the full story]
Here we take a look at our new hook deadlocks. This video shows a walk through of the new hook lock and demonstrates the larger hook of the lock and how they work to help to keep your van secure.If you have read our other news articles, comments on social media pages or seen the videos on our YouTube channel then you will know that we are very passionate about van security! You... [click here to read the full story]
A question that we often get asked is 'What's the best lock for my van?' and our response is always to ask some questions about the van make / model & year of the van and what the van is used for and by how many different people. Our advice is typically to implement a three strategy approach; if possible for the vehicle and within the budget of the van owner rather tha... [click here to read the full story]
Van break ins and tool theft is definitely on the rise in general, but also higher level of destruction attacks are on the rise to.Something that most of us know is that pretty much all make and model vans are really easy for thieves to break in quickly and easily without much noise being created. Some seem to be more prone to attack than others as their particular achilles hee... [click here to read the full story]
When BBC journalist Colin Campbell became a victim of someone breaking into his van, he embarked on a mission to warn other Ford van owners just how vulnerable their vans are to be broken into using lock picking keys; which are easily available on the internet.Colin's online research had led him to find us here at Sussex Installations and he contacted me (Jeff) to see if I'd be... [click here to read the full story]
This video shows an installation to a Ford Transit Custom Van where we implemented Multiple security strategies on a realistic budget, we did the following;*Beefed up factory locking system? - To help prevent the original Ford Locking being circumvented and to help prevent the factory alarm being switched off by a lock picking key.*Fit extra security locks - so that t... [click here to read the full story]
Nearly every day we get a call from a Ford Transit Owner who has been broken into, they are just not aware that they are so vulnerable!
If you are an owner of the Ford Transit (or other Ford Models) made between 2000 - 2014 then you are at a very high risk of losing your tools from your van or even losing your entire van! There is a Ford Tibbe lock picking tool available on th... [click here to read the full story]
Sussex InstallationsT SERIES DEADLOCKS - FORD CUSTOM Deadlocks Ford - Transit - Custom - (2018 On) (10/2019)