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# 209164 15-Mar-2017 16:39
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Hi,

 

is this a good deal ?

 

 

good system ?

 

any suggestions ? as i am wanting to get one for my Nissan





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  # 1739939 15-Mar-2017 16:41
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Not bad for a remote start alarm with install, but do you need remote start?




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  # 1739942 15-Mar-2017 16:45
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ubergeeknz:

 

Not bad for a remote start alarm with install, but do you need remote start?

 

 

Not really, but even this deal could work

 

 

frankly i dont know much about all the features even.





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  # 1739944 15-Mar-2017 16:49
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At first i was just gonna get the central locking , just a remote to lock and unlock doors.

 

But at same price these guys are providing an alarm with features which i dont even know in detail, which is including installation.





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  # 1739946 15-Mar-2017 16:53
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Yeah IMO not worth remote central locking alone, an alarm and immobilizer is a good idea.  Seems not a bad deal.  Who's it with?


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  # 1739958 15-Mar-2017 17:10
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You'd probably be no better off with or without an alarm of that quality. It'll probably be easily bypassed and your car easily stolen.

 

I'd just look for a cheap central locking kit than waste money on a pointless alarm for that function

 

If you're Wellington based Julian can install central locking https://vehiclesecurity.co.nz/


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  # 1739960 15-Mar-2017 17:22
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nas:

 

You'd probably be no better off with or without an alarm of that quality. It'll probably be easily bypassed and your car easily stolen.

 

I'd just look for a cheap central locking kit than waste money on a pointless alarm for that function

 

If you're Wellington based Julian can install central locking https://vehiclesecurity.co.nz/

 

 

Given the deal is for Auckland, probably not in Wellington.

 

Is a central locking remote install likely to come in under $130??




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  # 1740135 16-Mar-2017 07:38
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ubergeeknz:

 

Yeah IMO not worth remote central locking alone, an alarm and immobilizer is a good idea.  Seems not a bad deal.  Who's it with?

 

 

Its http://www.nzdesi.hitsnz.com/index.html#alarms

 

my neighbor had it installed from them 2 year back and he had no problems until now





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  # 1740136 16-Mar-2017 07:39
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nas:

 

You'd probably be no better off with or without an alarm of that quality. It'll probably be easily bypassed and your car easily stolen.

 

I'd just look for a cheap central locking kit than waste money on a pointless alarm for that function

 

If you're Wellington based Julian can install central locking https://vehiclesecurity.co.nz/

 

 

i am based in Auckland





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  # 1740166 16-Mar-2017 10:09
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can't easily put a remote start in a car with manual transmission (it is do-able, but lots of extra work to make it usable)

 

 


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  # 1740173 16-Mar-2017 10:25
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The important thing with an alarm is that it is first and foremost a deterrent only. One thing the crims don't like is attention.  If is has an immobilizer then that's an added level of some security that might make the ferals go elsewhere.  That's a damn good deal IMO.  

 

   





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  # 1740214 16-Mar-2017 11:45
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 No brand alarms like you're looking at are more issues than they are worth. Especially when they can leave you stranded. 

 

 

 

Have a look at the reviews on here: http://vehiclesecurity.co.nz/blog/product-review-guide-lines the guy knows his stuff. I'd expect to be paying more around the $500 mark for a basic install.


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  # 1744065 19-Mar-2017 21:02

Get something like this mainly for central locking. Depending on what car you have an aftermarket alarm can be a nightmare to add. And they will probably charge you extra if some of the central locking motors are broken. Or if your car doesn't currently have central locking installed.

As this alarm is intended to interface with cars that have working central locking from a lock / unlock button.





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  # 1744068 19-Mar-2017 21:08
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Aredwood: Get something like this mainly for central locking. Depending on what car you have an aftermarket alarm can be a nightmare to add. And they will probably charge you extra if some of the central locking motors are broken. Or if your car doesn't currently have central locking installed.

As this alarm is intended to interface with cars that have working central locking from a lock / unlock button.

 

 

 

If the car is reasonably modern there may not be the traditional lock/unlock control, most modern cars have a distributed variation of CAN-bus, the more modern alarm systems simply plug in to the bus system and are programmed for the type of car they are in.


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  # 1744173 20-Mar-2017 06:08
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gregmcc:

 

Aredwood: Get something like this mainly for central locking. Depending on what car you have an aftermarket alarm can be a nightmare to add. And they will probably charge you extra if some of the central locking motors are broken. Or if your car doesn't currently have central locking installed.

As this alarm is intended to interface with cars that have working central locking from a lock / unlock button.

 

 

 

If the car is reasonably modern there may not be the traditional lock/unlock control, most modern cars have a distributed variation of CAN-bus, the more modern alarm systems simply plug in to the bus system and are programmed for the type of car they are in.

 

 

Considering it is obviously an old Nissan that doesn't even seem to have central locking I would highly doubt it can be integrated via CAN bus. :)

 

 


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  # 1744177 20-Mar-2017 06:35
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sbiddle:

 

gregmcc:

 

Aredwood: Get something like this mainly for central locking. Depending on what car you have an aftermarket alarm can be a nightmare to add. And they will probably charge you extra if some of the central locking motors are broken. Or if your car doesn't currently have central locking installed.

As this alarm is intended to interface with cars that have working central locking from a lock / unlock button.

 

 

 

If the car is reasonably modern there may not be the traditional lock/unlock control, most modern cars have a distributed variation of CAN-bus, the more modern alarm systems simply plug in to the bus system and are programmed for the type of car they are in.

 

 

Considering it is obviously an old Nissan that doesn't even seem to have central locking I would highly doubt it can be integrated via CAN bus. :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

How did you figure out that it is "an old Nissan"?

 

 

 

 


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