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Remote starter, who has one?

I have a Ford remote starter and was wondering what everybody else have



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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 09-24-2008, 05:21 PM
 
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I have one. It believe its an AutoStart, came with the truck has a one-way and two-way remote. So far I'm satisfied with it. On my 2000 I had a Viper, it was amazing, it worked from anywhere anytime, I like it better than what I have now. The drawback to both is the AAA battery which hardly lasts a month.

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factory ford remote on both vehicles

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I've got an older one installed in the exploder, I think it was a Jensen (?) works great when sleeping in the back of it winter camping. Can program it to start for 15 minutes every 2 hours. As previously stated, the batteries run out often though.
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Wife has 1 on her Focus, she loves it....

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my dad has had the ford alarms/remotestart..just complete crap in my opinion.


always had problems, never worked properly. just shit

i had a viper 5900 on my old truck, the best 2-way out at the time in my opinion. started from anywhere, and 2way paging from anywhere was great.

the downside is retail price though. 600$ at that time, although i only paid 299 :D
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I have had a few on the different vehicles ive owned. And i now have a compustart which is the same as i had on my lincoln, and i wont ever buy anything else again, the compustart has works flawlessly.

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I had the ford remote start in my f350, worked good, never used it hahahaha. Dont have one on my current truck.
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I had them on my Harley Trucks (aftermarket) and liked them on cold mornings. Now that I live in a building with my Truck parked underground I don't need it as much anymore.
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