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Old 11-12-2012, 04:06 PM
Mike550i Mike550i is offline
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Mein Auto: BMW 550i
I had LoJack fitted when I bought my car. Their theft instructions are similar to BMW Assist in that you always have to report the vehicle theft to the police first. With LoJack if you tell the police the car is fitted with LoJack, they immediately initialize the system, so they say. LoJack also advise you to call them afterwards to report the vehicle stolen. It all sounds similar to BMW assist. The difference is the detection. You might recall a couple of years back some BMW 7 Series loaners, being unloaded at the Detroit Auto Show that went missing! Those boys were a little smarter as they ripped off the roof mounted Shark-Fin GPS antenna so the navigation system could not be used by BMW Assist, whereas the hidden LoJack transponder keeps on chirping. Well at least that's why I sprung for LoJack, although I have had no experince of this and sure don't want any.
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