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Why would you need to start your car by cell phone?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by tacomarock, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. Dec 30, 2009 at 6:36 PM
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    tacomarock

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    I was talking to a shop about a remote start and the guy tries to sell me a setup I can start with my mobile phone.
     
  2. Dec 30, 2009 at 6:37 PM
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    dually

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    Not as many as the 98..
    That viper system? The one with the iphone app?
     
  3. Dec 30, 2009 at 6:39 PM
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    Delmarva

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    so you can do it from anywhere... if your truck is parked at an airport and you're halfway across the country, then you could start your truck occasionally to make sure the battery doesn't die. :)
     
  4. Dec 30, 2009 at 6:44 PM
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    Afwrestler1986

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    Yeah, it would really help anyone who is deployed and worried about their truck sitting for long periods. :cool:
     
  5. Dec 30, 2009 at 6:45 PM
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    Delmarva

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    It annoys me that mine only works from 400 feet away... :( This would be neat like feet.
     
  6. Dec 30, 2009 at 7:01 PM
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    Was not sure about viper but yea an app on the Iphone.
     
  7. Dec 30, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    tacomarock

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    never thought about that one.
     
  8. Dec 30, 2009 at 7:15 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    its the viper smart start..I guess its incase you dont feel like bringing a key fob with you everywhere..My buddy was going to do it, but its like $400 with module installed, plus like $30 month activation fee.
     
  9. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:10 PM
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  10. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:14 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    its amazing how they leave out how theres a monthly fee for it also.
     
  11. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:15 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

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  12. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:18 PM
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    hendooman

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    If you are halfway around the map and you start your truck, how do you know it actually started, and can you turn it off the same way?
     
  13. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:18 PM
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    how so? its the same thing as remote start, just on your phone. How is that being lazy?:confused:

    I had remote start on my truck, and love it. On the cold days, ill start my truck from inside to help get the oil into the engine before driving.

    Or snow days, helps to melt the ice from the windows.
     
  14. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:19 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    Have someone there?

    lol call AAA and ask them to go see if your car is running?:D
     
  15. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:26 PM
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  16. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:42 PM
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    Do you have a build thread for your truck? looks good!
     
  17. Jan 4, 2010 at 7:29 PM
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    CoreyJ

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    There is no $30 a month service charge for the Viper SmartStart unit. The first year of service is free, and its $30 a year for the service.
     
  18. Jan 5, 2010 at 7:34 AM
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    you are correct.. i am an installer.. i just added this to my truck yestreday.. let me tell you... its the shit.....works anywhere you have cell signal or wifi...

    i already have 3 buddys wanting this too.
     
  19. Jan 5, 2010 at 2:59 PM
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