Category: News

Police Secured by Design Accreditation

We’re excited and incredibly proud to announce that Disklok has achieved the coveted Secured by Design accreditation. Secured by Design is the flagship UK police initiative to help ‘design out’ crime through the use of high-quality, innovative products and processes. In order to achieve the Secured by Design seal of approval, our industry-leading Disklok had …

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Thatcham testing updates

After being contacted by a few customers recently regarding our Thatcham quality assured certification, we thought it would be best to update everyone with some significant changes. It is common knowledge that Thatchams’ category 3 (mechanical devises) accreditation is the most recognised accolade in our industry and the Disklok has held this approval for pretty …

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Disklok renews RGB Title Sponsorship 2017

The Disklok is the UKs number 1 steering wheel security device and has built a fearsome reputation over the last 20 years but we also LOVE MOTORSPORT! Our very own sales director has been racing in the 750 Motor Club RGB (Road Going Bike Engined) Championships for the past five seasons, winning the overall title 3 times. …

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Case Study- Land Rover Defender

Our Thatcham approved Disklok has been tried and tested over the 20 years since its inception, and always comes out on top in car security device reviews. After achieving numerous accolades, we know the value of our award-winning steering wheel lock is undoubtable, but there’s no reward or measure of success quite so fulfilling as …

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DISKLOK TEAM IN MOTORSPORT BID

Our very own motorsport duo Matthew and Mark Higginson have been snapped in all their finery with sponsors R P Smith & Co. Matt started racing in 2011 when he sold his road car and invested in his first race car. Both enjoyed track days, with Mark following suit in 2014 when he began racing …

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AUTO EXPRESS ‘RECOMMENDED BUY’

We are thrilled and incredibly proud to announce that Disklok have received the ‘Recommended Buy’ award for 2016, from leading motoring magazine, Auto Express. Included in a test that reviewed car security products, our industry leading, innovative steering wheel lock has been deemed ‘the ultimate in physical security’ by the publication. Disklok first entered the …

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Automechanika Birmingham 2016

      Its over a decade since we last exhibited at a trade show, however we are pleased to announce we will be attending the world renowned Automechanika show in Birmingham this summer. It is the world’s leading exhibition for the automotive supply chain and aftermarket and is coming to the UK for the …

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Disklok Racing mid-season News

2014 750 MotorClub Disklok RGB Champion Matt Higginson is set to return for rounds 5 & 6 at Anglesey this weekend. Having retained the class R title last time around, he will now switch to the Front engined class to try his hand in the more traditional chassis layout. Matt, sales director for Disklok UK, …

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Focus RS’s Targeted

Forum members of the Ford fraternity have been contacting us with huge concerns for their vehicles this week as 9 Focus RS’s have been stolen in 2 days. It is thought that these vehicles where stolen using a form of keyless entry theft whereby the thief taps into the on board computer to start the …

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Disklok Civic Cup Car – Brands Hatch

Our very own Honda Civic Cup car is making great progress after only two meetings in the 750 Motor Club 2015 Championship. Mark is doing an excellent job at the wheel finishing 3rd and 4th in the last two races at Brands Hatch. Watch the high-lights video here:  

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Disklok RGB Championship – Brands Hatch

What an opening to the Disklok RGB Championship, great racing and battles throughout the field especially in some testing conditions. Great to see drivers improving their cars and times over the winter off season, it was certainly worth the wait. Well done to the new guys for finishing their first RGB weekend but commiserations to …

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Prevention Of Airbag Theft

When the Disklok was originally designed over 20 years ago, its main purpose was to prevent Thieves from stealing your car. For all intents and purposes it has been extremely successful in doing so, as it is still the no.1 steering wheel lock in the UK. Of course the Disklok gives no protection to the …

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Disklok – Approved by Thatcham Security

We are proud to announce that we have been approved by Thatcham’s Security as a Category 3 product – the mechanical immobiliser for all vehicles. Thatchams Research is a name you may well have heard before – all new vehicles, car security systems and devices are all tested rigorously by them, and insurance companies base …

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Disklok for Modern Cars – Keyless Entry Theft

Disklok first appeared in the car security market around 20 years ago, when car theft was a common and resurgent problem in Britain. However, it appeared that from the mid 2000’s onwards, car security had become so advanced that car theft was a dwindling crime. So what’s changed? It is something that you may well …

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Small Yellow Disklok’s Back in Stock!

Back by popular demand, the small Yellow Disklok has been introduced back into our product range after a long term absence. Many customers have contacted us recently voicing their view that the Yellow colour is more visible and intern increases the deterrent element further.  

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Disklok to combat Keyless Entry car theft

Electronic car theft is gathering pace in the UK and the Sunday Times have picked up on growing concerns for owners of Luxury branded cars. Sales of steering wheel crook locks peaked in the mid 90’s to protect the theft of performance hatchback and saloons such as the Ford RS Turbo and Vauxhall GSi’s. However, …

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Disklok RGB Championship – Rounds 9/10 Anglesey

  The 2014 Disklok RGB Championship arrived at a sunny Anglesey much to everyone’s satisfaction for rounds 9 & 10 using the coastal circuit layout. The circuit is set in the most idyllic location of any in the country and the actual configuration is most peoples favourite to drive thanks to its mix of corners …

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Disklok RGB Championship – Rockingham Rounds 7/8

The 2014 Disklok RGB Championship moved into the second half of the season at Rockingham contesting rounds 7 and 8. This would be the first time for an RGB meeting to be held here and therefore the first laps for many of the 29 drivers entered. The International super sportcar long circuit configuration provides a vast …

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Silverstone – Rounds 3/4 3rd May 2014

The 2014 Championship resumed where it left of at Donington with a busy one day schedule at Silverstone. Qualifying and both races where ran in glorious conditions on Saturday on the northern National Circuit layout. Silverstone National Rounds 3/4 Again both races provided the commentator and spectators with plenty of action thanks to a 30 …

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Do you have a Push-Button start Car?!

The police are reporting a massive increase in electronic car theft, particularly of high spec German cars and most commonly of those with a button start. On the 8th June 2011, an EC Directive was issued that effectively made every car with a button start easier to steal. The European Commission Regulation (EU) No 566/2011 …

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Castle Combe GT & Sports Championship Round 1

Our MD entered his RAGE buggy into the Castle Combe GT & Sports car Championship, a new series for 2014. The RAGE is powered by a 1400cc Kawasaki engine and would therefore be in class G whilst all other classes use a mixture of car derived engines of all types. The busy Easter Monday schedule …

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Donington GP Rounds 1/2 29/30 March 2014

The 2014 Championship got under way with tremendous gusto, with many new cars and drivers taking to the circuit in dry and sunny conditions. Both races provided the commentator and spectators with plenty of action thanks to re-starts in both races owing to numerous crashes, spins and breakdowns maybe a reflection of over exuberance, rustiness …

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750MC RGB SERIES

The Disklok is the UKs number 1 steering wheel security device and has built a fearsome reputation over the last 20 years but we also LOVE MOTORSPORT! Our very own sales director has been racing in the 750 Motor Club RGB (Road Going Bike Engined) Championships for the past two seasons, winning the overall title last time …

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