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    Does anyone know someone who installs remote starters in manual transmiision cars? I bought both my husband and my son the starters last year for Christmas. However, the guy who was going to install them hasn't done it yet and my husband asked if it could be installed for his present this year. Needless to say, I haven't been able to find anyone who puts them on manual transmissions so I thought I'd post this to see if anyone has some good suggestions for me.

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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by 5clones View Post
    Does anyone know someone who installs remote starters in manual transmiision cars? I bought both my husband and my son the starters last year for Christmas. However, the guy who was going to install them hasn't done it yet and my husband asked if it could be installed for his present this year. Needless to say, I haven't been able to find anyone who puts them on manual transmissions so I thought I'd post this to see if anyone has some good suggestions for me.

    Thanks!
    What kind of wife buys a remote starter and then tells her husband he can wait until the next Christmas to have it installed?



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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by 5clones View Post
    Does anyone know someone who installs remote starters in manual transmiision cars?
    Thanks!
    There are some people on here with over 30,000 posts so you can rest assured that every topic you can think of has been discussed at some point.

    The only advice I'll offer was what my grandpa said about remote starters. "When I get so lazy I can't tell one of my kids to go start the car, you can put me in pine box." Anybody I recommend would likely scare you with his travel cost.

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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by Irresponsible View Post
    There are some people on here with over 30,000 posts so you can rest assured that every topic you can think of has been discussed at some point.

    The only advice I'll offer was what my grandpa said about remote starters. "When I get so lazy I can't tell one of my kids to go start the car, you can put me in pine box." Anybody I recommend would likely scare you with his travel cost.

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...ml#post1497241
    I don't have kids, and I can only get revkah to go out there so many times. At some point, I need to start it.

    For that, I have the remote starter.


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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by Irresponsible View Post
    There are some people on here with over 30,000 posts so you can rest assured that every topic you can think of has been discussed at some point.

    The only advice I'll offer was what my grandpa said about remote starters. "When I get so lazy I can't tell one of my kids to go start the car, you can put me in pine box." Anybody I recommend would likely scare you with his travel cost.

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...ml#post1497241
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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonestate View Post
    What kind of wife buys a remote starter and then tells her husband he can wait until the next Christmas to have it installed?
    Well, I thought I was being a wonderful wife & Mom when I bought them but didn't have the foresight to know that the guy who was going to install them for me was going to have family medical issues come up. Thanks to the other guys who suggested a link to the other posts on remote starters however they don't mention anything about getting them on manual transmissions. Thanks for any help you can give me.



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    Re: remote starters

    I don't know of anyone that installs on manual transmissions ... sorry.

    but I have on each vehicle I currently own and will have one on every vehicle I own in the future.

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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by 5clones View Post
    Does anyone know someone who installs remote starters in manual transmiision cars? I bought both my husband and my son the starters last year for Christmas. However, the guy who was going to install them hasn't done it yet and my husband asked if it could be installed for his present this year. Needless to say, I haven't been able to find anyone who puts them on manual transmissions so I thought I'd post this to see if anyone has some good suggestions for me.

    Thanks!
    If anyone does in dsm metro, it would be these guys:
    Ford & Garland | Car Audio & Speakers | Sound Systems | Des Moines, Iowa



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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneluke80 View Post
    If anyone does in dsm metro, it would be these guys:
    Ford & Garland | Car Audio & Speakers | Sound Systems | Des Moines, Iowa
    THanks for the suggestion. I just called them & they don't do them on manual transmission but I appreciate the suggestion.



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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by 5clones View Post
    THanks for the suggestion. I just called them & they don't do them on manual transmission but I appreciate the suggestion.
    It may not be "legal" to install on a manual transmission - what happens when someone forgets to put the car in neutral - hits the remote start button and the car takes off and runs into someone or something???

    Perhaps best to resell the units on Ebay or CraigsList and find a new Christmas gift!

    Sorry to be a downer - but the liability is real.



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    Re: remote starters

    Anyone had any good/bad luck with best buy doing it? They carry the viper system that you can start with a iphone/droid app. That would be really handy.


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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Anyone had any good/bad luck with best buy doing it? They carry the viper system that you can start with an iphone/droid app. That would be really handy.
    I have not, I have used local car audio/detail shops to install them ... but I am intriguing about the app remote start....

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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by 5clones View Post
    THanks for the suggestion. I just called them & they don't do them on manual transmission but I appreciate the suggestion.
    Where are you located? I know that Accurate Auto Trim here in Ames installs remote starters but not exactly sure if they do on manuals. I know they do a ton of accessories for cars so you may want to try them if you are around central Iowa


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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Anyone had any good/bad luck with best buy doing it? They carry the viper system that you can start with a iphone/droid app. That would be really handy.

    If you want a viper, just go to the experts, like ford and garland, not the geek squad. I avoid best buy at all costs.... I wouldnt go cheap on a remote start installation, they are complex nowadays with so much electronics involved in vehicles..



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    Re: remote starters

    Quote Originally Posted by Klonz View Post
    It may not be "legal" to install on a manual transmission - what happens when someone forgets to put the car in neutral - hits the remote start button and the car takes off and runs into someone or something???

    Perhaps best to resell the units on Ebay or CraigsList and find a new Christmas gift!

    Sorry to be a downer - but the liability is real.

    I suggest Google then read all the mishaps that occur when someone "forgot" to put car in neutral and set the brake.. I agree -- get rid of them and find something else.



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