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    car alarm recommendations

    Im trying to decide which alarm to get for my 99 Grand am, I can get any alarm installed for 150$ and trying to decide what alarm to get, either the Autopage RS850 Vs PRESTIGE 996. (what is the diff between the 996A and 996C?) I want to spend under 200$ for the actual alarm. Which one do u guys recommend? Another question is where to find accesories for it, I would like at least 1 backup batt+siren, plus a few piezo alarms, are they proprietary to each brand or can I just buy any?
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    I'd go with a Viper alarm. I don't know those two brands, so I can't give advise on them.. Sorry
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    about a month ago i got the Prestige Platinum. they place i got it at said it was the best Prestige they make. It comes with 2stage shock sensors and starter disabler it ran me about 200 installed.. Ive been happy with it no problems and it is very sensitive. you can adjust it though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SiGmA_X
    I'd go with a Viper alarm. I don't know those two brands, so I can't give advise on them.. Sorry
    My comment is the same. All my car alarms (5 total) has been viper. Very reliable and good remote range. Very easy if you are DIY.
    Anyway, I don't rely on car alarm for security but convenience instead because here in SoCal, most/all cars have alarm and when it set off, people just think it annoying and ignore it.
    Just put all your goodies out of sight and make them less attractive to thief to-be as much as posible.
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    There is an alarm out there that sounds like somebody honking the horn in distressful random fashion. I can't remember the maker thought, but if you can find it get it. Me and a friend were in a parking lot and somebody had ones of those and it went off and people accross the parking lot started to walk up to see what was going on.

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    DEI products(viper, clifford, avital, etc) are of superior quality to nearly all other brands.BTW nearly any alarm can honk the horn, most made in the last 5 years have an output specifically for this.

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    this is the one iv got
    http://www.directed.com/security/vip...nder.asp#690XV
    i love it when ever the alarm beeps so dose the remote
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    thanks guys, i know viper is the best, but im tryin to get somethin a lil cheaper.
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    Quote Originally Posted by djrkd
    thanks guys, i know viper is the best, but im tryin to get somethin a lil cheaper.
    You should be able to find a viper 300 or similar for pretty cheap.

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