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Old 01-28-2013, 11:57 AM   #1
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Just got a 2008 focus help me

I just bought a 2008 ford focus and it doesn't have an alarm system and I'd like to know where to get a good one thanks


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Old 01-28-2013, 12:32 PM   #2
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Local audio shop?
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Old 01-28-2013, 12:45 PM   #3
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Yeah, any local tech shop will be able to install a good one. Around here, Viper systems are held in high regard.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:29 PM   #4
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Old 01-28-2013, 10:24 PM   #5
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viper is made by D.E.I as well as several other brands. code alarm is another one i've used and liked. I would suggest if you don't know how to install them take it to a professional shop (that solders connections) and have them do it. it's very easy to damage electronics in the car if you install these incorrectly.
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Old 02-02-2013, 10:15 PM   #6
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I've personally used Viper for the past couple of years and they have worked fine. My only complaint is that they have cheaply built remotes in my opinion. I no longer use Viper on my focus mainly because of the remotes and because I wanted something new. I am currently using a Compustar Pro unit which is an awesome system. I also have the Compustar Drone hooked up so I can use my Iphone to control the whole alarm system. You should check them out.
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Is it an "S" model with no options? Last I checked, the focus came with the PATS system.


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