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Old 12-17-2009, 02:47 AM   #1
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So I did a little searching around the forum and couldn't find much of an answer. The answer I did find was from 2004. My question is about an alarm/auto start for my car. I'm really looking for opinions and suggestions on which one to get. I just saw the Viper SmartStart System. I can use my iPhone to unlock and start my car. I know it'* a bit pricey, but I'm not sure if it'* worth it. Anyone have any input? I'd sure like to hear from you. Thank you.

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I just realized that it'* not an actual alarm system. So I think that'* out.
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The Directed SmartStart is still very new. although it works fine it is expensive so that'* completely up to you. the unit runs $500 plus install. plus a monthly fee for the service.

a Comparable 1-mile 2way might be your best bet. Here'* a Link to the New Stuff, Newest Technology. I currently have the 1091, but I install the 991 quite often (as well as the 1401, and 413) they seem to be the most popular.

http://www.directed.com/ResponderLC3/Default.aspx


Edit: I didnt see you wanted an alarm combo. I have a Brand New Refurbished Viper 791XV Alarm/Remote Start Id sell outright (youd have to have a shop by you install it, or you for that matter) for $250 shipped via paypal. they retailed for $500 a couple years ago, got this unit after a previous brain was shot. pm if interested I have UPS Station at work and can get it out tomorrow, otherwise it might be going in my baby mama'* car lol

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Amazon has the Viper 5901 for an amazing price, I just bought one this weekend from there, it is remote start/alarm combo with 2 way paging
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The Directed SmartStart is still very new. although it works fine it is expensive so that'* completely up to you. the unit runs $500 plus install. plus a monthly fee for the service.

a Comparable 1-mile 2way might be your best bet. Here'* a Link to the New Stuff, Newest Technology. I currently have the 1091, but I install the 991 quite often (as well as the 1401, and 413) they seem to be the most popular.

http://www.directed.com/ResponderLC3/Default.aspx


Edit: I didnt see you wanted an alarm combo. I have a Brand New Refurbished Viper 791XV Alarm/Remote Start Id sell outright (youd have to have a shop by you install it, or you for that matter) for $250 shipped via paypal. they retailed for $500 a couple years ago, got this unit after a previous brain was shot. pm if interested I have UPS Station at work and can get it out tomorrow, otherwise it might be going in my baby mama'* car lol
It is a little on the pricey side even though it is a pretty awesome system. lol. If only it had an alarm. I was actually looking for a 791XV for my truck when I got her. I would love to take it off of your hands but I don't even have my Bonne yet. Chances are, I won't have it until the first week of January. I'm just looking into the parts and everything now so I know how much I'll need to save up.


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Amazon has the Viper 5901 for an amazing price, I just bought one this weekend from there, it is remote start/alarm combo with 2 way paging
Amazong was my next stop. How much did you end up paying for your system?
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I got the Viper 5901 for $208 (retails for like $600) and then a bypass for the PassKey III system for like $26 (you would use the Passlock II bypass for your car)

on Ebay just the Viper sells for like $230, I got everything for $228 I think

then I am taking it to a professional installer, I have done a lot but this is just too much work and the warranty is no good unless a professional does it, I think it is abour $150 for the installation, but I have used this model and it is really cool, I added the radar field disturbance sensor myself to one and it just plugs right in
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All you need is the "Kit" car Red LED'* that scan back and forth when someone walks by Crunk! The unit doesn't have computer generated voice warnings by chance?
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you can get it, but I didn't buy it.....yet

I think I can find the "Kit" thing too
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It would be cool to program your own warnings. " Listen AssClown!, Step Back!!!"
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Haha that would be the perfect warn away sound instead of the chirping
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