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Old 11-17-2012, 06:21 PM
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I would like a remote start on my truck any feedback on what brand or not would be a great help
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I have had a Directed Electronics Avital on mine for about 5 years and works great. Not too bad programming the necessary delays.
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I have a Clifford on my 03. Has nice range but I need to have the timer turned down. It has a 15 sec delay for the glow plugs and sometimes the truck won't start with remote. Have to cycle key and it fires right up.
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mine is a Pythone Remote Start and Alarm had it for 7 years works Good

Its made by Directed Electronics as well

Google directed electronics they have come along way since I got mine

the Old School style like mine keypad goes a Mile Range the keypad will alert me if alarm goes off or something will also tell me what set it off

the new Smart phone style is whereeverr cell signal is advalible
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I would like a remote start on my truck any feedback on what brand or not would be a great help
viper alarm with remote start, and an iphone app. works excellently...

you can track, disable, operate remote circuits with relays, locate,
geofence, etc.

it'll also, i believe, start for 10 minutes every couple hours if the
temperature is below a set point...
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viper alarm with remote start, and an iphone app. works excellently...

you can track, disable, operate remote circuits with relays, locate,
geofence, etc.

it'll also, i believe, start for 10 minutes every couple hours if the
temperature is below a set point...

This is what I have as well now for a couple years. Works great, I'll never own another truck with out it.
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mine is a Pythone Remote Start and Alarm had it for 7 years works Good

Its made by Directed Electronics as well

Google directed electronics they have come along way since I got mine

the Old School style like mine keypad goes a Mile Range the keypad will alert me if alarm goes off or something will also tell me what set it off

the new Smart phone style is whereeverr cell signal is advalible
A mile would let me start it while out on the lake Mmme,or coming up a river with the smart phone app. gonna do some research. thanks.
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I have a Clifford on my 03. Has nice range but I need to have the timer turned down. It has a 15 sec delay for the glow plugs and sometimes the truck won't start with remote. Have to cycle key and it fires right up.
I have a Clifford imobilizer,so im wondering if i stick with clifford it mabe be more compatible with any changes to wiring ect?. I hear good things about direct electronics though.

Gonna strart reading up on this stuff. thanks
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I have a Clifford on my 03. Has nice range but I need to have the timer turned down. It has a 15 sec delay for the glow plugs and sometimes the truck won't start with remote. Have to cycle key and it fires right up.
Do you know what model clifford you have. I have seen a Matrix 20.7x on ebay which looks a very good deal,but cant find any info anywhere to see if its diesel compatible.
Im reading options,do you know if timer start means it will work on a diesel,to give time for the glow plugs ?
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Do you know what model clifford you have. I have seen a Matrix 20.7x on ebay which looks a very good deal,but cant find any info anywhere to see if its diesel compatible.
Im reading options,do you know if timer start means it will work on a diesel,to give time for the glow plugs ?
My Clifford is a Matrix RSL 1.1. It has a 1 mile range. It is approx 4 yrs old. It spent the first part of its life in a SRT8 Charger.

The timer is for the glow plugs.
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