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      10-20-2014, 08:52 AM   #1
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Remote Start and Alarm Deal for your DDs

Hey guys,

A friend of mine is installing remotes starts and alarms and I wanted to see if anyone would be interested. I can guarantee you that it will be MUCH cheaper than going to any other shop and his work is TOP NOTCH. Currently he is head tech over at a big car audio company in Chicago. I can post some pictures and some of the features he did to my Lexus over the weekend.

Also, for people looking to run this on there M3 he has methods to allow it to run with the car even in gear.

Let me know if you are interested
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Anyway to program this to the key so no external extra buttons?
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Anyway to program this to the key so no external extra buttons?
yes it can be done
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Hey guys,

A friend of mine is installing remotes starts and alarms and I wanted to see if anyone would be interested. I can guarantee you that it will be MUCH cheaper than going to any other shop and his work is TOP NOTCH. Currently he is head tech over at a big car audio company in Chicago. I can post some pictures and some of the features he did to my Lexus over the weekend.

Also, for people looking to run this on there M3 he has methods to allow it to run with the car even in gear.

Let me know if you are interested
Interested...but is it safe for our cars? I've read remote starters aren't safe for our cars. If this is safe, what kind of warranty does he provide? And what's the price? PM me if needed.
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Interested...but is it safe for our cars? I've read remote starters aren't safe for our cars. If this is safe, what kind of warranty does he provide? And what's the price? PM me if needed.
Let me take a stab at why people think it is unsafe.. two reasons
1. they think its bad for the starter, but if you think about it you start the car anyways, just does without a key.
2. put the car in gear, this is no longer a issue as viper and many other companies have come up with sequences that allow the car to say in gear and I believe the clutch is either down or the neutral safety switch.

Warranty wise, I would assume he would cover all the parts that are associated with the alarm BUT will not cover anything else on vehicle. (example, if you get role up and down module, you burn out your window motor that is not his fault)

Pricing varies on what modules and options you want. Also, if you want the full unit of alarm and remote start or just remote start
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Interested...but is it safe for our cars? I've read remote starters aren't safe for our cars. If this is safe, what kind of warranty does he provide? And what's the price? PM me if needed.
I've had a viper 5904 for about 3 years already. I installed it myself it's not very complicated. I wouldn't recommend anything that uses the stock key fob no point in having a remote start if it only works from 10 feet away. The 5904 works up to a mile away with the key fob or from anywhere there is wifi/phone service with the iPhone app.

In a manual car it should not start in gear that is not safe. If done properly it should only start in nuetral.
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I wouldn't recommend anything that uses the stock key fob no point in having a remote start if it only works from 10 feet away. The 5904 works up to a mile away with the key fob or from anywhere there is wifi/phone service with the iPhone app.
Just out of curiosity, with a unit such as the 5904 - if it's compatible from anywhere with wifi/phone service, why not keep stock key fob and simply remote start from phone for those interested in keeping just 1 key fob? That would be best of both worlds? I'd be interested in a setup like that for winters.
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Just out of curiosity, with a unit such as the 5904 - if it's compatible from anywhere with wifi/phone service, why not keep stock key fob and simply remote start from phone for those interested in keeping just 1 key fob? That would be best of both worlds? I'd be interested in a setup like that for winters.
its all up to the user, some like having the unit and some like using the stock fob
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Just out of curiosity, with a unit such as the 5904 - if it's compatible from anywhere with wifi/phone service, why not keep stock key fob and simply remote start from phone for those interested in keeping just 1 key fob? That would be best of both worlds? I'd be interested in a setup like that for winters.
You could do that you would need your phone just to unlock your car without setting off the alarm. Considering a full charge on a iPhone only lasts a 3-4 hours I'd rather carry around an extra keyfob.
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