3-Series (E21, E30)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.
alarms very drastically in price. i got mine for $200 installed. stick with DEI or audiovox/prestige. those are the two big players in the game.
dei makes hornet/viper/clifford/python and a couple other brands. they are all basically the same alarms
audiovox makes prestige, jensen, pursuit and a couple other brands.
stick with those brands. ive used cheap chinese alarms before and the brain always ends up diving in the deep end after a while. they use lower quality copper braided wires which harden and crack/fray over time.
you can get a good APS996t or pro9800(my alarm of choice, has 7 operating channels to program other remote features not just the alarm/remote start) for around 150-200 + install if you shop around online. install on the e30 for a remote start isnt hard, takes about an hour at most. finding the right tach signal can be a PITA is the only thing. going off any fuel injector signal works though, which isnt hard, just have to tap into the loom.
__________________ Not currently on the Bimmer kick. Drivin' a 2003 Silver Civic at the moment, but I am STILL the Founding Member of the "325eXTATIC You're my hero" club.
Originally Posted by <b>superdeadman</b><br>Josh W. IS my hero!
Originally Posted by <b>JoeMadoo</b><br>325eXTATIC, you're my hero...
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