Re: To Alarm or Not to ALarm
There are some good alarm options out there, had a mid level Clifford put in several years ago, has glass sensors, another nice feature is remote start(love that for warming up my diesel in winter), didn't get it but they have a 2 way remote that warns you if your alarm is going off, great for city dwellers that are in proximity to their parked rig, they might all come with that feature now. Could just get a kill switch or that ravelco but If I'm in a place where I don't want to use my alarm or I know it will be triggered I just bypass the alarm and use the interior lock button, esp with my sensors. As an added bonus to my DP tuner, the switch can be set to 0, no start, and/or also removed from the vehicle making it impossible to start until the switch is plugged back in and the proper sequence to unlock it are entered to switch it out of no start mode. Most thefts that occur are opportunistic, don't make it easy or leave things of value in plain sight for the smash and grabbers, an alarm just might be the deterrent needed to keep them from targeting your ride, I like my sensors for that reason, you can usually dial in the sensitivity to where the alarm will chirp if someone is trying to jimmy the lock, or sometimes they will test for an alarm with glass sensors by whacking their targeted ride to see if they get a warning chirp, if they do, they will usually move on, at least that's the idea..
'03 Ford E350 7.3L Diesel
(de)SMB'd Custom RB-50
Quigley 4X4 w/Deavers & Agile Offroad's R.I.P. package
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