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Ok guys been doing a bit of research and need some ideas!
Seems it's common thieves keep jamming things into the key hole of these chargers...
Haven't seen a filler kit for the 2015 models yet, anyone got any ideas?
 

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In the previous years folks just bought passenger door handles (no key hole) and put them on the driver side.
 

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OK, but they can break the glass just as easily.

They can also just put a screwdriver on the edge of the handle and whack it shattering the assembly then use the screw driver to pop the lock.

Don't mistake using the key hole as an entry point as being the only way to get inside quick.. they just use that one because they can. Eliminate it and they will just use option B or C...and be inside just a quickly.

The key hole isn't the single weak link in the fortress. There are many and a good thief knows them all. You simply cannot eliminate them all...especially as long as the car has glass windows.

A good alarm helps so that if they do break the glass or open the door, the siren sounds. But even then, they only need a few seconds to grab stuff and run. it also doesn't eliminate the damage they did getting in.
 

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Yeah I know that's a small deterrent I want.
Heard the 2015 has some nice anti theft features for the car that is. As far as belongings goes I keep nothing inside so guess a broken window it is.
For a dealer to install a new tumbler assembly that was over $300.
Wish I'd know sooner about the smooth key hole piece.
The keyhole is the most quiet and quickest as far as I know so might as well start with that.
 

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Yeah I know that's a small deterrent I want.
Heard the 2015 has some nice anti theft features for the car that is. As far as belongings goes I keep nothing inside so guess a broken window it is.
For a dealer to install a new tumbler assembly that was over $300.
Wish I'd know sooner about the smooth key hole piece.
The keyhole is the most quiet and quickest as far as I know so might as well start with that.
Actually, on the newer Chargers the easiest and quietest way is by breaking the rear quarter glass on the passenger side. Put a hat over the glass and pop it with a flat blade screw driver. Jam it into the edge of the glass and twist while holding a hat over the glass. Nearly silent and takes 3 seconds.
 

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As a police officer I can tell you that many destruction of property reports and theft report occur because people keep their cars a mess and leave valuable and sometimes worthless crap sitting around their car. I can't even begin to explain to you how many vehicles I've taken reports for that people don't know if they're missing anything of value because the car is a mess every day they get in it. If you were to look into any of my cars you don't see anything except what it would look like coming from the showroom floor. No garbage. No water bottles. No coins. No DVD players. Nothing. Get tint to keep lookers' eyes out of your car, and make sure its clean. If they don't see anything worth breaking the window they'll move on usually. I will say though, that we've seen an uptick in the handicap placards being stolen out of vehicles. So to nobody's surprise we have lazy criminals.
 
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