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Old 07-15-2008, 01:43 PM   #1
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Car alarm suggestions?

Hi,

What is the best car alarm for a SMB van?
What ones should be avoided?

I certainly do not want the alarm that has 8 different sounds and cycles through them for a hour!

I am looking for a basic one that will beep the horn, if a person tries a forced entry.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks,

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Old 07-15-2008, 04:32 PM   #2
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Mine was installed by the company that does SMB-West's work and it is an Avital. It is simply a brand of Directed Electronics that also makes Clifford, Hornet, Viper etc. I am under the impression that all these inexpensive ones are similar. It depends on upgradability and what other options one wants that affects the price. i.e. 2 way tracking, electronic tilt if the van is lifted by a jack or tow truck, remote start etc.

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Old 07-15-2008, 11:06 PM   #3
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Ah interesting, I saw a Hornet for sale and it had the same remote as my Avital.

Stay away from Bulldog products. They're cheap and warrantied forever but they hide behind hours long queue on the support lines and the alarm while passable isn't something you'd want in your $ van.
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