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post #1 of 6 Old 12-24-2009, 03:20 PM Thread Starter
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heres an idea

i remember seeing someone on here talking about running his block heater off his batteries cause he had no where to plug his truck in at work. well heres my idea.
people with remote starts. make a 12 volt timer somehow to plug into your cig lighter and time it with your spare keypad to start the truck every hour or two throughout the day. your remote start will time out after 10 to 15 minutes to shut the truck off and keep it warm for when you get off.

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My remote start will automatically start the truck every time the truck gets below 32 and run for 15 minutes if I turn on that function. Waste of fuel IMHO.

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My remote start will automatically start the truck every time the truck gets below 32 and run for 15 minutes if I turn on that function. Waste of fuel IMHO.
are you serious josh? if you are, i didnt know they had that function available.

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Yep it will do the same for above some preset temp (95 I think)

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yea i had a cheap alarm with remote start on a gmc gasser that i had and it had that option

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Yeah the option Josh mentioned is standard on 98% of remote starts on the market

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