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Vehicle GPS trackers - any recommendations?

Discussion in 'off topic' started by JTC, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. JTC

    JTC PFM Villager...

    Just bought a van. Want a tracker. Don't want to spend a fortune if I can help it, but most important is being able to track the vehicle should it be stolen. Plenty of devices on Amazon from around £40-100, plus annual tracking charges. Any good?
     
  2. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

  3. Sonority

    Sonority pfm Member

    Dual band, ie, not just cellular, which can be hidden by placing in container or underground car park.
    If you are going to do it - do it right or waste your pennies.
     
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  4. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats


    spot on. Occasionally (once maybe twice a year) I get a call from the tracking co, when they lose the signal when I go to a deep underground carpark.
     
  5. Cheese

    Cheese Bitter lover

    There was a time when such devices would raise serious questions about privacy. Where are the pinkos now we need them ?
     
  6. thebiglebowski

    thebiglebowski pfm Member

    True, you could just paint an ISIS flag on the roof of your car and MI5 will track it for free.
     
  7. wow&flutter

    wow&flutter pfm Member

    Check out Automatrics on YouTube, I believe they start below £100.
     
  8. matt j

    matt j pfm Member

    Not what you're after, but a guy I work with bought a cellular one for £10 for when his lad uses his car, seems to work fine, better than expected actually and gives accurate location information.

    Obviously I assume for insurance purposes, rather than idol curiosity, it needs to be an approved one fitted by the right people.
     

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