Retrofitting newer remote in UrS and alarms

josh Wyte josh_wyte at
Thu Jul 5 13:12:37 EDT 2001

Well, I hardly have stunning range with the existing
remote.  I've talked to other A4 owners who've done
this "upgrade" and they haven't noticed any
degradation in remote range.  Course that's the A4's,
so maybe the system is a little different in the other


--- TM <t44tq at> wrote:
> Igor and I have discussed this mod- retrofitting the
> "new" switchblade keys to the older RF system.
> Unfortunately, it does not work well, from what Igor
> has found. The old system has a strong transmitter
> in
> the key and an insensitive receiver in the car. The
> new
> system has a weak transmitter in the key and a very
> sensitive receiver in the car. When you combine the
> newer
> key type with the old receiver, you get the worst of
> both
> worlds.
> I think putting the new type receiver in the car
> would
> require a lot of work, probably not worth it.
> I'd like to put even the IR system that the V8 had
> into
> my car, but that would still be a lot of work. I
> guess
> I will put an alarm in the car- any suggestions from
> those
> well-versed in automotive security systems? Anyone
> know how
> difficult it would be to properly install an alarm
> system
> in my '91 200q? I want something with a dual-stage
> shock
> sensor, intrusion sensors for hood, trunk and all
> four
> doors, keyless lock/unlock, and a single-tone siren
> (not
> that annoying multi-tone stuff).
> Taka

Josh Wyte 
Momentum Motorsports
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