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Old 10-29-2004, 03:12   #1 (permalink)
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hi ppl

wanting to put an alarm on my ef ghia

just wondering what type of arlarms ppl have on there cars and how much it cost them
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It really depends on how far you want to go...300 -1100 dollars for most budgets..
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well i want it to go off if someone brakes the window of forces the door open, and maybe shock sensors. cos ive got 18's on it i dnt like parking it in my driveway bc its hidden from the street ppl cant see if anyione stealing my rims or braking into it. so ive been parking it on the road outsie my window

looking at spending around 400-600
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Old 10-29-2004, 03:54   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Alarms

I'd always imagined a car is more at risk on the street than in the driveway, but you do make a good point there...
I'm also in the market. An alarm that will go off when someone's actually trying to steal my car/something in my car, but not when the garbage truck drives by at 5am. Is the sensitivity soley down to the setup/installation of a system, or does it depend on the system itself? (obviously the number/placement of sensors will make the biggest difference, but with a typical installation)

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I have an Rhina RA Alarm, excellent alarm. However, in the end, it is all in the installation which will set you back around $250 depending on the alarm and what you want to be intergrated.
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Old 10-30-2004, 04:54   #6 (permalink)
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The sensitivity of the alarm is set by the installer.If a criminal is really keen on taking your wheels he will try even with the alarm going.

You can set the shock sensor to go off when windows are hit.However if a big truck goes past it will go off.But I mean a big truck...
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Yeah a friend came to visit a while ago and they had an alarm system installed although I think it may have been too sensitive. The day they visited it was quite windy and the bloody thing kept chirping like a loud budgie.
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Anyone got the Vision smartlock upgrade? Opinions?
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Old 10-30-2004, 17:55   #9 (permalink)
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what is it exactly???

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i got a pager / remote starter alarm for us$ 340.
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