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    Remote start

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    Quote Originally Posted by ovkillz View Post
    Has anyone got one installed and if so what kit did they use and isit hard?

    lol well im getting one. Just for the fact because i seen some guy use it with his bird and it was cool. Total show off but i mean, having a vxr turbo and what not tyres doesnt mean anything to some people.

    Ideas on them?
    >.> they're not chavvy are they?
    why the term 'chavvy' getting used so often it has just seemed to appear everywhere.

    If you want it go for it regardless of what people think, unless we are all turning into sheep.

    i think that it will be use full for the winter, when your car is covered in snow, remote start from your house(assuming you havent left it in gear lol) then by the time you need to go car is lovwly and warm and the windows starting to defrost (Also assuming you left heating on) lol

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    Letting an engine idle from cold to warm it up is one of the worst things you can do - the oil is at its tickest, the pressure from the pump is at its lowest, and pressure on the valve train components is at it's highest when cold/idling. Plus it will take much longer to reach optimum working temp

    The best thing is to start it up and drive off immediately, but don't rag it

    Plus check with your insurance before (if) you fit on, as most don't like remote starter

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    thats tru i didn't think of it that way.

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    You will need to bypass the factory immobiliser aswell which the insurance company won't like either
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    if you get a Clifford Alarm system with its own immobilser and central locking control, you wont have to worry about not having an immobilser, they are insurance friendly and you can add a remote start module to it which will work fine, because it has its own locking and immobilser system, Just be sure to use the clifford remote, not the astra key to lock the car! lol
    I'm after another Coupe Turbo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clemo SXi View Post
    if you get a Clifford Alarm system with its own immobilser and central locking control, you wont have to worry about not having an immobilser, they are insurance friendly and you can add a remote start module to it which will work fine, because it has its own locking and immobilser system, Just be sure to use the clifford remote, not the astra key to lock the car! lol
    Sorry mate that will invalidate the thatcham grade of the alarm,even if it is used in conjunction with the transponder bypass kit.

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    Seems to be a gimmick though ovkillz.

    Wouldn't be sensible for me though, I rarely use the handbrake on my car when parked on level ground. Preferring to leave it in gear, especially in the winter to prevent the brakes from being frozen ON.

    As Ffoeg stated, "Letting an engine idle from cold to warm it up is one of the worst things you can do"

    A neighbour used to do that, one day someone stole the car.

    Do as you see fit, good luck. :-)
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