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Old 12-22-2012, 06:12 PM   #21
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I also have the Viper ( 5301 - for my manual tranny )

Go with the two way .....I like to know that it's in range....and it has started.

Best Buy was near .....and did a good job.
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Old 12-07-2013, 09:05 AM   #22
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Bumping this thread... Anyone get a remote starter lately? Any new recommendations?
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Old 01-06-2015, 05:18 PM   #23
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Any new remote starter recommendations? I like the thought of the AutoCommand and using the factory remote.
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Old 01-07-2015, 04:53 AM   #24
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I Posted that over two years ago and am still using my Viper 5901.
After 2+ years I am still pretty happy with it and would buy it again. I have no idea about the pricing anymore but I didn't think it was that bad when I bought it.

It has saved me a few times, the two way feature. I was hit in a parking lot while I was inside having lunch once. My key chain went off and told me that there was something going on, "Shock" warning I think but I forgot what exactly it said. But I got up and went outside in time to watch some lady trying to pull away after she sideswiped my truck. I got her for a hit and run and the truck fixed. The other time was some kids jumping up and down in my bed set it off.

I would buy again, still don't like the key chain material but it's held up even thought it looks like it's gone though hell. I would look into the pricing of the cell phone app/feature that let's me go though my phone if I were to do it again

Posted from over two years ago.....I have the Viper 5901, no problems with it so far. I did want the color LCD model but couldn't justify the extra 150 for it. If you have it installed some where watch out for all the extras that you might need. Best buy tried to almost double my price for a key module or some extras that were not included.

I don't know if it works from a mile away like they advertise but it goes really far. Also the two way lets you know if it's going off or if someone hit you. I don't like the material of the key chain housing though, it's a silver paint that's already scratching off after three months. And you have to charge this one, I get about a month before it lets me know it's about to die. Just a simple mini USB plug.

I am happy with it, security and remote start


There is one thing about the Viper 5901 that I didn't mention that I don't like but I bet is the same with most systems. With the factory key-less remote if you hit unlock just once it only opens the driver door, then twice for the rest of the doors. I installed the electric Pop & Lock and wired it to the passenger door but because of the Viper it always opens/closes with the alarm. It's a stupid little annoyance but just wanted to throw it out there.**
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1. What kind you have. Python 991
2. why you decided on this particular one? 2 way remote, reliability, features
3. how happy are you with this one? The wife wonders why I didn't get one in her car
4. if you had to do it again would you? yup
5. if done again would you buy a different kit? new model maybe

I've had this system for 6 years now and it has a range of 1 mile. I tested it at a park and not only saw the lights turn on, but also get the engine on signal (duh...two way). It has adjustments for how long you want the engine to run, you can see what the temperature is inside the truck, it's rechargeable, has way more features than you'll ever use. Unlocks all doors with one push or just the drivers side. Programmable remote. Comes with alarm and kill switch as most come standard. I'm notified of what kind of alarm it is. Can be used on manual transmissions.
Just like the response above...I have to recharge mine about once every 1.5 months (even after all these years). Aren't all these made by DEI? sounds like the same product in the end....just different names! lol
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Viper 5806V with Smart Start. DEI is the biggest, oldest car security company...they know what they are doing and I installed their products professionally for years with no problems.
Yes, I love it. Yes, I'd buy it again.
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1. http://compustar.com/products/pro/RF-P2WSS.html, haven't gotten it installed yet, but will.
2. I had it on my WRX, it was fantastic. Range is fantastic at up to 6000 feet (start it from your office, start at the top of a ski mtn and ski down to a warm car) and the LCD screen is very nice to have since it will tell you when a door is open, if someone hit your vehicle and if the remote start actually turned on.
3. Happy enough to get it again
This is the exact kit I'm going to use. I've seen it on a few different cars and its a well built kit with lots of options.
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