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Remote ignition....

Discussion in 'Modifications and Projects' at netrider.net.au started by AcrossUrbanSports, Jun 15, 2007.

  1. hi all! just curious has anyone had a go at this/or ur thoughts on it?

    www.streetfighters.com.au/ASF_HT_remote_ignition.asp



    I KNOW u can NEVER deter the persistant/professional theives, but ive had my ignitioned screwed with in an attempted theft and so hav many others.....

    Costs bout 90-100 all up. My ignition barrel is screwed so the price is definately comparable!
    ive got no probs with wiring it up myself so......

    ur thoughts?
     
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  2. Not a bad idea really. BUT make sure your remote battery never dies on you while your "in the middle of nowhere" or it could be along push home.
     
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  3. I thought you meant like my boss has rigged upto his car where it actually starts the engine. I was considering put that style on my bike but it wouldn't work too well with a carby bike plus it is kinda useless bar the wank factor :p

    I guess if your ignition barrel is stuffed it may be something cool to do but appart from that it seems even more useless than a remote starter. Why do you need to turn it on from afar ? just another thing to go wrong.....
     
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  4. Sometimes I think how much I'd like my bike to be on.. Like right now. Maybe get a built in sim card so you can turn it on from miles a different city. Convenient :D

    But seriously though, I do wonder how the remote starters work, I guess it reroutes the need to have the key turned to on, that could be annoying. So You'd be using the kill switch I guess.
     
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  5. Im wondering does the remote also engage my choke when it starts cold?? Key for me.
     
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  6. it doesnt actually start the bike, just puts it into the on position (as if by a key) you still have to press the starter button to get the engine going
     
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