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Orbslos
25-04-2008, 21:08
Please can anyone help? I am trying to find some type of lock that can be fitted to the cab doors on my Fiat Auto Roller, any ideas? Orbslos

t&s
25-04-2008, 21:24
some use a chain and padlock i find that a bit scary
imagen padlocked in to a van on fire ,,,,,,,,,,,
there is other devices i am sure you will be advised by many others

AndyC
25-04-2008, 21:50
This company specialise in fitting additional locks for motorhomes: www.harrisonlocks.co.uk (http://www.harrisonlocks.co.uk/deadlocks.php)

AndyC

Trevor
25-04-2008, 22:44
Please can anyone help? I am trying to find some type of lock that can be fitted to the cab doors on my Fiat Auto Roller, any ideas? Orbslos
A bit of bad luck Orbslos sorry to hear about your misfortune.:eek:
I cant help with the lock but i am sure you will get it sorted out.;)

terry1956
26-04-2008, 05:12
Hi, sorry but the locks in the link don,t look up to much, They are just closed on the lip of the door jam, anyone with a small screwdriver could get around these locks.
You have not said if you want external or internal locks,
terry

baloothebear
26-04-2008, 06:55
Dead simple and surprisingly cheap - Mortise locks like you use on the front door of your house CLICKY (http://www.discountlocks.co.uk/Chubb-5-Lever-Deadlock-3G114E-p/chubb3g114e.htm) Please note: These are for illustration only :D Please also notice that they only have the mortise part fitted. This is the type you need, so just hunt around and you you'll find something similar in B&Q&Q or Wickes.

On a conventional Motorhome you have a normal 1 or 2 piece side door. You need to do something about the window and also the door. Bar it off from the inside, both top and bottom, is the answer. The side door is the weakest point on any Motorhome and the locks that are fitted are a misuse of the word "lock"

grath
26-04-2008, 07:20
Please can anyone help? I am trying to find some type of lock that can be fitted to the cab doors on my Fiat Auto Roller, any ideas? Orbslos

We sometimes use a chain, but to be quite honest, if they want to get in that can very easily through the caravan type doors and more damage than the cab door:eek::eek:
Dont use a ratchet strap as they can quietly remove a cab quarter light and then cut the strap with a stanley knife.
If they are going to get in, then the cab door is the easiest and cheapest to repair:eek:
Sorry to hear of your break in:mad:

grath
26-04-2008, 08:31
Look up www.sleep-c-cure.co.uk
I had these fitted to my previous Hymer (the model Fiat cab that finished aroung 2002
They were very good:cool:
The scc1 takes only minutes to fit and no chains are then needed.
The only trouble is that they don't do a kit for later models and the new model

Belgian
30-04-2008, 08:05
To block your front doors:
Push the door lever in; drill a small hole trough the plate and the plastic lever. When you put a pin or a nail in; it is impossible to open the door from the outside, even with a key. As the lever cannot move the lock mechanism remains blocked.
It will cost you only a nail :D

baloothebear
30-04-2008, 10:41
This Sleep Secure (http://www.sleep-c-cure.co.uk/) is B. good. There are some really good items on there. Its well worth a careful read rather than the usual "Oh that's interesting. I'll book mark it for later" - very good find Grath

cipro
30-04-2008, 14:47
Sorry to here about your break in:mad: hope you get things sorted

Would'nt your breakdown company help:confused:

grath
30-04-2008, 17:25
This Sleep Secure (http://www.sleep-c-cure.co.uk/) is B. good. There are some really good items on there. Its well worth a careful read rather than the usual "Oh that's interesting. I'll book mark it for later" - very good find Grath

We had them on our last Hymer and they are very good:cool:
When we sold the Hymer Sam had them on her Mclouis:cool:
Well recommended, I only wish they made them for my present Hymer as even if you break a window the door cannot be opened when the padlocks are fitted:cool:

sammclouis
30-04-2008, 18:02
We had them on our last Hymer and they are very good:cool:
When we sold the Hymer Sam had them on her Mclouis:cool:
Well recommended, I only wish they made them for my present Hymer as even if you break a window the door cannot be opened when the padlocks are fitted:cool:

yes i agree they were very good and a visual deterent ;)

janeandbob
30-04-2008, 19:46
Hi we have these fitted on the cab doors on ours they are really good. The only problem is you cant open them from the inside.

http://www.innovation-engineering.co.uk/safewaysltd/motorhome.htm


On the other door we use one of these:

http://www.brightlock.com/type1.html


We do have an alarm if they still get in while we are asleep I have a baseball bat! Oh and a ball I must say.
Bob.:rolleyes::D

baloothebear
30-04-2008, 20:02
I don't bother with a Baseball bat I use the Mess Webley (http://world.guns.ru/handguns/hg91-e.htm) :D


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