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Remote start?

Its getting colder up here, so I want a remote starter for my truck. Im wondering if anyone has installed their own, how difficult it was, and what brand you would recommend.

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I installed my own, it was very easy because I was provided directions from KC Auto Sound. I can tell you that I would NOT recommend Code Alarm. Unless you want to buy mine off of me. Brand new in box, lifetime warranty.

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lol no thanks, im going to go with Compustar. Thanks for the input, how long did it take? Was it just finding the right wires to tap into?

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I installed mine. I cant think off the top of my head what brand it is but it was easy to install. I didn't get the wiring harness so the hardest part what locating the proper wires.

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viper works great..
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Installing wasn't easy, but it wasn't totally difficult either. Just time consuming. Double checked everything, yada yada yada. Alarm worked great for the first 3 months, then crapped out. Then it took 3 months to get a replacement... which was DOA. Then the next one wouldn't remote start. Now I'm onto #4. Its never left the box.

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