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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-12-2009, 11:13 PM Thread Starter
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Im going to start this up with Door Electronics and Alarms. How easy is it to route cables through the door to the cab? And how is putting in an alarm? SHOULD i get a professional to do it? I mean im capable I just know if its possible.
And this is on my 07 LS

-wants auto locks and an alarm-
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um i dont know about installing an alarm, and did have it professionally installed. you have to keep in mind that every door, including trunk and hood (alarm depending) have an actuator--its just a pop button that the alarm senses... and knows when the door is open, or shut............................. These would all have to be installed individually and wires ran, which is a pain.


As for just running cables through the door into the cab its easy..... use a heavy guage wire, or old coat hanger as a lead wire, to push through the bendy rubber knuckle in the door jam, and have your real wire taped to it and feed it through----time consuming, but effective and simple
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IIRC you'll need different door panel internals to get auto locks, but the alarm and remote start aren't that hard if you know what you're doing.. you don't need to wire in EVERY single one door sensor, you want it to go off if ANY door opens while engaged, right? :-p

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if you already got power everything, this is fairly easy. But if your installing the motors and everything, you got a project on your hands. Routing the wires in that case will be the easiest thing.
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i suggest professional install, help out the economy

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-14-2009, 09:05 AM
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ya and the work will be guaranteed if the alarm starts screwing up, which is common with some alarm brands etc. Sh*t could get complicated. Alarm install is about the only thing i will have professionally done. You can dot he automatic door unlocks yourself after the alarm is installed. Prolly gonna have to do that myself cuz the guy who isntalled my alarm decided that he did not want to do my automatic door locks with it...gave some bull excuse that it could not be done....wtv i saved $160
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-28-2009, 11:19 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks All

Sorry, been busy.
Thank you for the replies. I guess I will get it done by someone. The guarantee sounds good too.
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