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The standard factory fitted A3 alarm (HELP)

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Vikz, Jul 15, 2006.

  1. Vikz

    Vikz Member

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    wanted to check how loud my alarm is so i sat inside and armed it then tried starting the engine and off went the alarm, it's not even that loud.

    it would have to be REALLY quiet for anyone to hear the alarm go off. is there away you can change the loudness?

    help much appreciated.

    cheers.
     
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  3. madvw

    madvw Active Member

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    No. Basically, it's ****.
     
  4. Vikz

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    thats flipping great. i buy a nice car with a **** alarm!

    what about if i were to change the siren?
     
  5. C_Audiboy

    C_Audiboy Vroom Vroom

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    I'd forget it, the standard alarm is so psih- fit a Clifford or something......
     
  6. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
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    Lets face it peeps, in this day and age, alarm or no alarm, if someone is gonna break into your car, THEY WILL! They will at least need your carkeys though, to drive the thing away with the immobiliser in place.

    When was the last time you heard a car alarm and done something about it?
     
  7. jonS3

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    i was surprised at how bad the alarm is!
     
  8. fingermouse

    fingermouse thats me

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    mine goes squuek squeek its quite pathetic...


    is time it went off I didnt even realise it was my car lol
     
  9. madvw

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    exactly. Car alarms are more of a pain in the arse than anything else. They go wrong, and they wake you up in the middle of the night.

    If my car was nicked, I'd rather not be aware of it going on, and I especially wouldn't want it back afterwards....
     
  10. chrisb

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    Agreed. The immobiliser is much more use, though it does mean the scumbags might mug or burgle you for the keys.
     

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