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Currently in the process of getting insurance quotes.

Some insurers ask what type of alarm is fitted, giving a list of about 10 BMW variants.

My car is a '92 520i SE (UK car). The alarm has a BMW fob in a rectangular shape with the corner cut off. The alarm has a key to by-pass it, and is a total closure type ie locks the car and closes all windows and sunroof.
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Usually they just ask if it is an active or passive alarm. This would be a passive alarm because it sets when you lock the car.

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just tell them its the one that will lower my insurance the most. :P

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