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Remote start on a first gen?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Sheepdog, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. Nov 18, 2009 at 8:38 AM
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    Sheepdog

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    I was thinking about throwing a remote start kit on my 02 Tacoma. Has anybody done this before? I just want to see if it's either a good idea or a bad one. I want one because it's cold in the mornings now and I would like to be able to start my truck and get the heater going without having to go outside to do it. lol
     
  2. Nov 18, 2009 at 8:43 AM
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    Mine came with a viper alarm w/remote start. I thought it was a bit extravagant at first, but now I love it. Start a few minutes before I leave in morning, truck warm (or cool) when I get there, I LOVE it.
     
  3. Nov 18, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    You think it's cold there! You can do it, my buddy that installs them doesn't cuss as much as he does on other cars.
     
  4. Nov 18, 2009 at 10:30 PM
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    Hahahahaha. Thats good to know. I REALLY want one but I don't want to pay more than $250. Anybody know of a remote start kit with keyless entry that would fit my budget?
     
  5. Nov 18, 2009 at 10:36 PM
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    I want to take the viper alarm from my mustang and put it in my truck, is it hard to do an alarm?
     
  6. Nov 18, 2009 at 10:48 PM
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    how much was it to get installed?
     
  7. Nov 18, 2009 at 10:51 PM
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    no prob thanks anyways man
     
  8. Nov 18, 2009 at 11:41 PM
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    Hey ross, what kindof wheels do you have? They look A LOT like mine.
     
  9. Nov 19, 2009 at 2:02 AM
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    They are eagle alloy 136, same?
     
  10. Nov 19, 2009 at 2:09 AM
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  11. Nov 19, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    Mine are 16 inch eagles. I'm not sure what model but they look just like yours. They look good on your silver Tacoma. Great match!!!
     
  12. Nov 19, 2009 at 6:08 PM
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  13. Nov 19, 2009 at 6:17 PM
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    Check out my site, it's mostly up to date and there's too much to list here.
    Remote start is GREAT! It's always sunny and 72 degrees in my truck :)
     
  15. Nov 19, 2009 at 6:49 PM
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    Rob, your truck is badass. I don't even have to see the rest but the SAS with the arb winch bumper makes me SOOO jealous. VERY nice truck!!!

    Thanks for your input too.
     
  16. Nov 19, 2009 at 6:53 PM
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    Check out my site, it's mostly up to date and there's too much to list here.
    Thanks for the kind words :) I finally got to build the rig I always wanted. It's been a fun build and even more fun playing with it.

    I am glad I can pass along a little of what I have learned along the way.
     
  17. Nov 19, 2009 at 7:06 PM
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    I want to straight axel my truck so bad. But I don't have $2K to do it. I HATE my IFS!!!
     
  18. Nov 19, 2009 at 7:57 PM
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    $2k? I sunk a bit more into mine :)
     
  19. Nov 19, 2009 at 8:02 PM
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    Well I have a dana 44 off a cherokee and a friend who will put 4.10's in it for a 100 buks. And my dad had his own welding company so he could do all the work on the mounts and whatnot. So all I would have to do after that is get a longer driveline, leafs, shocks, and all the other stuff. But to do it right, I would need about 2K that I don't have.
     
  20. Nov 19, 2009 at 11:07 PM
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    Yep. Connections for things like that would bring the price in some :)
     
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