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Alarm system for our diesels

I'm looking for an alarm system for my truck. I know nothing about them, that is why I am posting on here looking for advice. Just wanting what is a good system and what you think of the system if you actually own it. I don't live in anything close to a bad neighborhood, just been having some weird dreams that have me worried lol.

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Viper 5901 (or newer).
Love mine.
Remote start is nice too.
Also put the rear door handles on the front.

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I was going to put the rear door handles on mine but 80% of the time, my locks stick ad I have to open it with a key so that wouldn't turn out too good lol.

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You may want to look into this option, will not keep them out of your truck but will keep if from being driven off into the night ( or Day )

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Had a Ravelco installed Monday on my truck. So far no test by a thug, but it does seem to work since my remote start is useless unless it is plugged in.

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'10 Tailgate with step
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Anyone want to let me in on the price for it? I would possibly be interested in it as long as the price isnt above my budget.

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x3 on Ravelco!!
I just paid $425, but I think prices are dif. depending on location. Now I can actually go to a store and not have to worry about my truck being gone when I come out.
Alarms do nothing for a seasoned car thief.

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I was going to put the rear door handles on mine but 80% of the time, my locks stick ad I have to open it with a key so that wouldn't turn out too good lol.
I disabled my door locks by purchasing the jimmijammer after my truck was broken into through the driver side key hole. Luckily I heard the alarm and nothing was taken.

Now my alarm keeps messing up and will not always lock/unlock the truck. It always deactivates the alarm and once i get the door open the lock/unlock button on the door works flawlessly.

I just ordered the 5901 and will have a friend install it for me. We are going to try and get the remote start tied into the tach wire behind the gauge cluster. I'll update with my results. I also read that we need a diode to keep my battery from draining.
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