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Old 10-02-2004, 11:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all B) I searched a while without any success for the information I need.

I have a 318i 1998 (e36) with what I suppose is the stock alarm system. I have a 3 buttons remote that locks the doors and enables the alarm. If I open a door without the remote... big panic :P

So... Is this system good enough... I heard of Stellar or ?? upgrade?? Is it that simple to install?? Why is this better? I will not put "jobber" alarm that will need a lot of wire cuts to make it work, that sure!

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Both are fine. If you have one, there is no need to switch to the other.
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Steallar good if it works right... mine mostly works. my parking lights don't flash and windows don't go up but I have a few therorys to that one.

Stellar uses the code hoping stuff and is more expandable. Stellar uses a shock sensor vs a window break sensor so if someon hits, bumbs or cat jumps on your car it may set off the alarm depending on the sensitity level you set. Rhe sensor is 2 stage so i will warn then alarm. and you can add another sensor like a window break, ultrasonic sensor, or proximty.
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Ok, thanks for the answers! Regarding my stock alarm... where are the sensors? Can I adjust the sensitivity??

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the stellar allows for that change on the shock and other sensors. the BMW has an adjustment that can bemade by opening the alarm and adjusting the 2 switches in there.
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