[200q20v] Remote car starters

Dan Simoes dans at audifans.com
Fri Dec 22 23:09:33 EST 2000

I would love to install one in all my cars, but it's a nono on a stick. 
I'm surprised a shop would even offer to do this, it's a tremendous

If you could rig up a circuit such that it is open when the car is in
any gear and closed when in neutral, you could safely do this.  Doesn't
sound like the "switch" method they are offering is safe - just remember
to leave the car in neutral, who needs the switch?  Unless they can
trigger the switch by the car being in neutral, as I suggest...

PeterBergin at aol.com wrote:
> Has anyone installed a remote car starter on our cars?  Inquired at a
> respected local shop in Minneapolis and was told that they had a
> special kit
> that would suit are cars.  It included a switch to be turned on after
> the car
> was left in neutral.  I am parking out side this winter, and 10 below
> sucks!
> Any experiences or horror stories would be appreciated.
> Pete
> 91 Avant
> 86 Avant (just sold)

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