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Dec 18, 6:14pm - #354459 
Remote Starting?

I have a manual transimission and I love it other then the fact that I live in Wisconsin and where I got my alarm installed wouldnt hook up remote start. It is getting to be really cold up here and remote starting would be so wonderful. My question is does anyone know how to hook it up. I am guessing that I need to ground or bypass a clutch saftey switch. I also never ever in the two years I have had this car parked it in gear I just always use the e-brake. I know this is what everyone is worried about but I will be very careful becasuse I dont want to crash my car. If anyone know how please let me know?
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Dec 18, 6:16pm - #354460 
you can, but groupbuy4celica said it will jump when you start it.

"remote start with a manual tranny.. makes the car jump when you hit the engine start switch, kinda makes it leap forward a few inches.. dont ask me why but it happens.. i know this from my many friends that had gotten engine starts on their cars.. other then that this alarm itself is a pretty awesome unit.. let me know if your interested!"


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Dec 18, 6:16pm - #354461 
get the Compustar remote start alarm thumbsup it is made for manual cars and it wouldnt let you start your car if youre in gear thumbsup


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Dec 18, 6:20pm - #354462 
Yeah, the Compustar is what I got. It works great in my manual. All you need is a clutch bypass. The range can be over a mile if you're willing to shell out the money. I have the quarter mile one. It also comes with a paging unit.

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Dec 18, 6:32pm - #354463 
Yeah I already have an Alarm on the car now it is the Viper 771XV. It is remote start capable but they wouldnt hook it up and I didnt know how to do the whole alarm so they did it. Now I want to remote start to work but I dont know how?

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Dec 18, 7:10pm - #354464 
where did you guys get your manual remote starts? at all the stores in town they have it only for the autos...

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Dec 19, 10:08am - #354465 
I got mine from best buy. It was an all in one alarm and remote starter.

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Dec 19, 1:38pm - #354466 
Originally Posted by blitzceli
you can, but groupbuy4celica said it will jump when you start it.

"remote start with a manual tranny.. makes the car jump when you hit the engine start switch, kinda makes it leap forward a few inches.. dont ask me why but it happens.. i know this from my many friends that had gotten engine starts on their cars.. other then that this alarm itself is a pretty awesome unit.. let me know if your interested!"


Does it hurt the car if it jumps like that when using the remote start for manual trans?

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Dec 19, 5:02pm - #354467 
So no one knows how to bypass the clutch. Looks like I am going to do some calling to find out how to do this. Thanks anyways!

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Dec 19, 5:12pm - #354468 
Originally Posted by blitzceli
you can, but groupbuy4celica said it will jump when you start it.

"remote start with a manual tranny.. makes the car jump when you hit the engine start switch, kinda makes it leap forward a few inches.. dont ask me why but it happens.. i know this from my many friends that had gotten engine starts on their cars.. other then that this alarm itself is a pretty awesome unit.. let me know if your interested!"


The car will only jump if it is in gear when you remote start it. I installed it on mine and as long as you're in neutral it won't move at all.

Seeulater, If you want I can help you do it when I have off. I'm off on sunday and monday after x-mas. If Not I can walk you through it.


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Dec 19, 5:17pm - #354469 
Really that would be awsome if you could help me. I dont work either of those days either! Yeah I know that you are not supposed to keep it in gear. I really wish I had it working it is like 7 degrees out. If you wanna meet up that would be great. I have the alarm installed already! If you have a cell number or something I could reach you at that would be great.
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Dec 19, 10:54pm - #354470 
pm me, i installed for best buy...


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Dec 20, 8:41am - #354471 
Best buy, Do they believe in solder yet??

Garrett, I'll pm you number. Hopefully you have a warm garage. rofl


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i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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Dec 20, 10:13am - #354472 
how much does this stuff cost?... and is it legal? confused

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Dec 20, 1:58pm - #354473 
Originally Posted by IxkissablexI
how much does this stuff cost?... and is it legal? confused


remote start is not legal. you will get thrown in jail! haha. j/k...why would you think it is illegal to start your car? Thry run from anywhere from $80-400 plus install.

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Dec 21, 7:24am - #354474 
I have the remote start in my 6 speed. Its very illegal in VA to have it on a stick. But i have a friend that owns a stereo install shop so he was able to hook it up for me. The thing is that if you leave it in gear and start it it does jump foward. We found that out the hard way when my dumb husband left it in first and started it in a parking garage. The car jump forward and hit the retaining wall thumbsdown:

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