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I don't know how hot/warm the water is. Once I came to his home early, I saw a lot of water on the ground (it was not raining the night before), and he replied briefly that he had just prepared his sister's car so that she could go to work. (I used the :rolleyes: icon in my post; I guess you guys know what I mean).
Yeah, which window scrapper should I use? Honestly, I don't have time for gym; I'd like to spend the time for my class and my students.
My car doesn't have the alarm, so if I go with the OEM remote starter, it will cost me like 650+. I still haven't decided yet. If the dealer can install the remote starter, can they reprogram the car so that the engine only shuts off when the car is put out of park without the key in the ignition?
I got a Quote on the Viper Smart Start VSS5000 for mid to high $600. If you're going to spend that much on an alarm then you might as well get your money's worth.

As for the Heated Ice scrapers, here are some links:
http://www.google.com/search?q=heated+ice+scraper&hl=en&rlz=1C1DVCI_enUS387US390&prmd=ivs&source=univ&tbs=shop:1&tbo=u&ei=NvP3TPnsMYm4sAOs57j5AQ&sa=X&oi=product_result_group&ct=title&resnum=1&ved=0CDkQrQQwAA

http://www.nextag.com/heated-ice-scraper/compare-html
 

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^^^ im talking about the one from Toyota nor the viper. viper stuffs are good my bro loves it.
lol I was referring to the poster above you, I guess you posted while I was typing :p

^ my old old car had remote start....if the key wasn't in and you touched the brake, the car died right away.
Yea usually they have the brake wire connected to shut it off, hood pin, and sometimes e brake. The main things you need to use to get your car moving.
Other than that even IF those werent connected and a theif got into your car, you car would only go for how ever many minutes it was programed to be on for... 10minutes or so and even then, you have no power steering and without the key, your steering will lock up.
 

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I agree.. a thief can and will just break the window and take it if they really want it. The best way to get around this is to just get a remote start. Also, 99% of all remote starts will even let you remote start it while the car is running. Example: I pull into the local mini-mart. I hit the remote start while it is running. I can then take the key out of the ignition and the car will stay running. Run into the store, buy my *insert "My wife desperately needs this" item*, and hop back into the car without ever turning it off. Car stays nice and warm.
I hope my alarm does that.I heard about doing it to the push button cars but never with a key.Im going to try it like in a hour.Hope it works and just doesnt make noise when the starter hit the flexplate.
 

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Today’s engines warm up in less than 30 seconds.
Really because my 2011 v6 camry with 45k takes an actually 10 minutes to reach Operating temperature-Do you think my thermostat is bad or is that normal for the car i just bought it this summer
 

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Not only that but you also wasted gas. With gas prices we currently have I only use my remote start in the morning to warm up my car since its been all night in the cold. However I dont think car goes back to Cold in less than an hour while your getting some groceries. It might get cold inside but as soon as you turn your heat back on it will throw out warm air since it hasnt been that long.
I agree with you i went to the store and saw a guy left his camry running while he went in the store and i was like why would you do that. But a better scenario or example would be if you left you phone inside your home and you don't want to cut off the car because you will only take 2 minutes but you don't want to leave it running with the chance of someone stealing it. I don't live in a dangerous neighborhood but i live very close to a new casino and i don't want some idiot taking my car.
 

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Ok, perhaps 18 deg F isn't cold to some of you, but even then, I never let my car idle longer than it took me to put on the seatbelt and maybe adjust the radio. Car warms up quick once it is moving. Only issue really was the transmission was shifting rough for a few minutes, but there is no way around that. Just take it easy for the first few minutes of driving.

I remember I ran my 6.0L diesel for about 5 min once and put the throttle lock at 1200 to try to get it to warm up faster but it was just as cold when I went back in. The next day, I just started it and drove off. It was almost near operating temp after 1/2 mi. Diesels operate different though so I'm not sure how relevant this is.
One thing to take in consideration is that you're damaging your engine while doing that. Now i'm not telling you how to drive your car nor am i telling you to wait until the needle gets to the middle line just my opinion as a tech. When a engine is cold and you're driving it away it like your forcing the engine to move. There is a saying that a cold start up is equivalent to 1000 highway miles. I dont believe it to be 1000 but highway miles are very stress free on the car itself. Also why do you think the manufactures idle the car higher when its cold,why do you think a cold engine uses more gas,why do you think a cold car will not do things like go into overdrive etc. Again i'm not telling you how to drive i'm just passing on some info if you dont like it fine someone here might take it into consideration.
 

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I agree.. a thief can and will just break the window and take it if they really want it. The best way to get around this is to just get a remote start. Also, 99% of all remote starts will even let you remote start it while the car is running. Example: I pull into the local mini-mart. I hit the remote start while it is running. I can then take the key out of the ignition and the car will stay running. Run into the store, buy my *insert "My wife desperately needs this" item*, and hop back into the car without ever turning it off. Car stays nice and warm.
Hey thanks alot i always told my self i was going to do it but i never did untill i say this post.My car stayed on after i took out the key,now i dont have to cutt off the car just to leave it for a few seconds.
 

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if thats what you want go ahead. I myself am getting the new 2011 top of the live viper with remote start and engine kill for 600 installed, but they have cheaper ones out there, it is all up to you what you prefer
Hey man we think alike. Which model did you get. I got the 5904 and i love it. I'm super protective of my cars and viper is just the best.They have from 150- the top of the line 330 i got on ebay. With all the upgrades it came to 700-800( I didn't mind because toyota wanted 900 to install a basic alarm system) If anyone as much as looks into my camry the alarm goes off.Its helpful when i go into places autozone and there those bums waiting to fix or spray someone's car and i want to leave my windows down.I just put away my valuables in the glove box lock them and walk away the car even lock itself after 15 sec or so.
 
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