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I forgot to include the active alarm system in the Mustang order.

Grrrrrr.

What's a good model or brand? Never had a car worthy of an alarm before.
 

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crimestopper,viper,code alarm(sherwood), are all good.Actually if you want PM me as I have a couple left over when I sold alot of car audio stuff.I will give you a deal on it if you are interested...
 

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Whiplash-GT said:
Viper 791 XV

if you're going thru the install of an alarm you might as well get the remote starter too :D
Alas, five speed.
 

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JetBlack said:
I forgot to include the active alarm system in the Mustang order.

Grrrrrr.

What's a good model or brand? Never had a car worthy of an alarm before.
If you had to forget an option, this was the right one. A good aftermarket unit is well worth the additional money. The factory unit does not protect the trunk or hood and does not have siren.
 

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If you had to forget an option, this was the right one. A good aftermarket unit is well worth the additional money. The factory unit does not protect the trunk or hood and does not have siren.
Are you sure about this? If so, please explain. I have the switches in both of mine to alert their lifting.

Also, though it's NOT a siren it does have an additional horn in the trunk.
 

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Me too did not get it because of some issues my sales guy mentioned...

Me too am very interested in an AM system (car is rapidly approaching +$40K in value, to me and not the insurance company... :sosad: To insure her at 40K was a joke!)

So, which one, how much $$$? Install cost?
 

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JetBlack said:
Alas, five speed.
it can be adapted over..
i'm running one right now, same tranny

most rem starters these days are adaptable to stick..
they're designed where the car has to be shut off in neutral, you can't touch the clutch or brake pedals while it's still running/key back..and it has to be running after the doors are closed
as well the e-brake has to be engaged......
if the alarm is shut off and the door opens and then is shut and re-armed it won't start....someone "could" have put the car into gear
 

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Whiplash-GT said:
Viper 791 XV

if you're going thru the install of an alarm you might as well get the remote starter too :D
I second this! Great alarm and I've had no problems with mine on my Explorer. I forget the price. I think I got it for about $500, and that was including the install. It might have been less than that. But definitly worth way more!
 

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JetBlack said:
I forgot to include the active alarm system in the Mustang order.

Grrrrrr.

What's a good model or brand? Never had a car worthy of an alarm before.
clifford makes a good alarm, and also offers acces. that you can add to your system. but what ever brand you choose to buy .. buy a pager alarm, because if they want your car bad enough they will likely get it. with the pager in your pocket it gives you that few minutes to run out the show or restaurant and check on your baby. it might cost you a few hundread extra but trust me its worth it someone who lives near toronto
 

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For whatever it's worth... Code Alarm is the maker of all Ford Factory Alarm Systems. I had a Clifford back in the day and it was pretty good with the shock sensor adjustability and all.
 

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Factory Alarm Details

I ordered my '06 Gt with the alarm system. My sales person encouraged
me to get this, maybe because it means a more expensive car was sold. I think I remember reading in the owners manual that the alarm system covers the doors, hood and trunk. Also a heavier duty battery is installed to sound the alarm(horn) louder and longer. The alarm is also nice because of the fact my car is a convertible and it has sensors for when the roof is down.
 

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Waxed'05 GT said:
For whatever it's worth... Code Alarm is the maker of all Ford Factory Alarm Systems. I had a Clifford back in the day and it was an pretty good with the shock sensor adjustability and all
My parents seem to enjoy setting off the car alarms in cities, as they rumble through town, on their Harleys. Is "an [sic] pretty good with the shock sensor adjustability and all" meant to mean that I can tone down it's sensitivity so that the neighbor's dog, howling at the fire truck, won't set it off, at 0200?

Can I make it so that a wayward gnat, accidentally grazing the tip of the antenna won't set it off, no matter how many times he/she flies into it in a drunken rage [hey, you never know, with fruit flies]?

I can't stand the sound of people's alarm going off for no reason. Makes me hope the dang car *does* get stolen, so I won't have to listen to it anymore. I must say that I don't hear that as much anymore, that's for sure. Makes me want to do something drastic, like JB Weld-up his tailpipe or something.
 

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Gig4Fun said:
Are you sure about this? If so, please explain. I have the switches in both of mine to alert their lifting.

Also, though it's NOT a siren it does have an additional horn in the trunk.
Just ordered a 2006 GT last week, and the salesman told me there was no switch for the trunk or hood. But if you have these, then he's probably wrong. I'd still opt for the aftermarket. I've had a Viper on an 11 year old Camero, and never had a problem. The newer Viper 791 XV has a 2-way remote which alerts you to alarms when you are out of audible range of the siren. The remote also shows the status of the alarm system on a small LCD screen on the remote.
 

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probepro said:
Just ordered a 2006 GT last week, and the salesman told me there was no switch for the trunk or hood. But if you have these, then he's probably wrong. I'd still opt for the aftermarket. I've had a Viper on an 11 year old Camero, and never had a problem. The newer Viper 791 XV has a 2-way remote which alerts you to alarms when you are out of audible range of the siren. The remote also shows the status of the alarm system on a small LCD screen on the remote.
I have two GT's and they both have the factory "Active Alarm OEM option" and they have switches for the trunk and hood. I wish salesmen "really" knew everything. It would be easier to trust them then.
 
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