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Originally Posted by superbiatch View Post
Still got it Dave? I'll pick it up when i'm over your way
I'll have a dig, though it'll pain me a bit to part with it. It's like a bit of my past

Other daft thing: I burned out the ignition live radio circuit on my MkIII Escort (don't ask) so ended up wiring up the stereo to the 'accessories protection' circuit on the Moss car alarm (remember them?) Arming the alarm turned the stereo off, and disarming it turned it back on. When combined with a fully automatic electric aerial, you had an aerial that went up and down when you 'zapped' the car.

This was back in 1990 when most people didn't even have remote central locking (this didn't either to be honest, you still had to stick the key in the door having zapped the alarm) but the lad I sold it to thought it was brilliant. I think it clinched the deal

Still, the alarm on the Mazda was better. I fitted it myself and it was supposed to flash the hazard lights. Instead, I had it rigged to flash the rear fog lights and the front main beams (via a relay.) With having pop-up headlights, this meant they popped up and down when you armed the alarm, and did the same twice when you disarmed it.
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