Thatcham Cat 1 alarms

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  1. Findlaters

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    Hello Folks
    I'm going to get a Thatcham Cat 1 alarm fitted to the van. Which are the best ones to buy or avoid? Has anybody fitted one an had nothing but trouble with it?

    Thanks in advance
    Les
     
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    Hi
    On our last two vans we have had the Cobra both been ok. Pete :thumb:
     
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    Same here - Cobra, no problems
     
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    Hi try ,

    I have it on my van and am pleased with it and the service is excellent , even down to giving you info , instead of the usual " bring it in Sir " ...if you have a problem they will talk you through the system over the phone .:thumb:


    http://www.vanbitz.com/
     
  5. Terry

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    All alarms that get Thatcham cat 1 are by there very nature OK -Provided you get a fitter that knows there job and about M/Hs any should be ok :Wink:
    edit Avital on van and Viper on truck
    terry
     
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  6. Findlaters

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    Thanks for the replies. I've never fitted an alarm before so it's good to hear of others experiences with them. Looks like the Cobra could be the way to go:Smile:
     
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    If your vehicle already has a manufactures immobiliser then you may only need a Cat 2 to 1 upgrade. The most important part from an insurance perspective is to obtain a installation certificate otherwise your insurance company may not discount.
     
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  9. Phill D

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    i strongly recomend the Strike back system fitted by vanbitz. i have had it on my last 2 vans and have total confidence in it in all respects. also service from Eddie and his team is excellent. :thumb:
     
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    I'll need to look into this as mine already has an imobilise (don't suppose there's much point in having 2) I'll check with Safegaurd.

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    Thanks for the recommendation Phill, unfortunately I live north of Aberdeen so this would mean a 600 mile run for me:Smile:
     
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