OEM alarm retrofit

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OEM alarm retrofit

Post by Smokin » Mon Jun 22, 2009 1:34 am

Is this difficult? I've seen it offered sub $150 (but then you have to pay the dealer to reprogram the keys). I know it's prewired but don't want to crack into something too difficult.

There were a rash of break-ins today in the parking lot and not one car had an alarm to scare the @#$$%(*& off. :-(
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Re: OEM alarm retrofit

Post by Rick Hunter » Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:58 am

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showth ... p?t=130986

Check post 9.

I would have done it myself if I did it again.
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Re: OEM alarm retrofit

Post by Smokin » Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:24 pm

Thanks. Is it possible to get the interior motion sensor in the retrofit? Being a coupe, that would be nice.

Is the placement of the tilt sensor the same for M and non-M?
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Re: OEM alarm retrofit

Post by pvr » Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:29 pm

Amazing that it is not standard at your side of the pond. We can not even get the car insured without an alarm ...
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Re: OEM alarm retrofit

Post by Smokin » Mon Jun 22, 2009 8:05 pm

Isn't it though? My '93 Probe GT had an alarm. Neither of my BMWs has. Hubbys pre-owned X5 has it but I'm not sure if it was standard or optional.
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