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Tesla Coil Theft Protection System: Bzzt!

Posted in Car Accessories, Car Tech by Corey | August 8th, 2008 | 5 Responses |

Trouble with the local homeless window washers? Want that extra measure of safety in this murderous world? Well, you need a 100,000 volt tesla coil strapped to the roof of your vehicle, it’ll bring new meaning to the term “electric car”.

Check out this video of the bizarre device in action:

Obviously, it’s not a real theft protection device, but it’s damn cool either way.

Peter Terren is the one who built this weird contraption and shot the video. He runs a very cool website called Tesla Downunder with all sorts build projects and information about super cool electro-gadgets like tesla coils and magnetic lifters and lasers and rail guns and ferrofluids and liquid nitrogen and all manner of crazy high voltage shenanigans. It really is something special.

Here are a few more pictures of his “Tesla Car Theft Protection” device:

http://tesladownunder.com/tesla_coil_sparks.htm

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5 Responses

  1. Suzanne Denbow says:

    WANT

  2. ables says:

    This is awesome.

    Those are ridiculous pictures. But alas we’d never make it legal.

  3. Alan Harten says:

    Looks stupid but I wonder how many days will pass before I think. I wish I had one of those taser, sorry, tesler things right now

  4. Joe says:

    Yeah baby, YEAH!

  5. david says:

    too bad if you did trap your car like that its illegal
    and if someone died during youd go away for murder