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Here is a great idea for your Slingshot. Tony from Auto Alarm Specialist of Miami can install an alarm system for your slingshot that can alert you via text the condition of your slingshot when armed. You can even arm and disarm it from your phone. You can do shock, proximity, starter kill, remote monitoring, geo fencing and so much more. Give Tony a call and he can hook you up with a starter level to an advanced level for your SS. We all love your SS and what better way to protect and track it. 305-298-4814

 

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Given some of the horror stories about alarm-installs gone wrong, I'm tempted to just install a flashing blue LED and a switch to deactivate it to make it look like I've got an alarm installed.
 

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Have someone like car toys install it and you can't go wrong. They are the best installers in the business. Very professional installs with wire looms, tie wraps, etc. used to install it like the factory would.
 

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I installed my old gorrilla alarm from my Canam. It has a sensitive shock sensor so if anyone monkeys with my can am it blows the alarm.
 

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I have an alarm installed that is proximity and shock sensor. So if someone gets to close for an extended time or pushes on the car it sets off the alarm. This then sends a notification to my phone and smart watch. I am able to disable the alarm from either. I am also able to track the sling by GPS if I wished to do so.
 

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Which alarm do you have (name of product)?
[SQUOTE="ernstgot, post: 543649, member: 21529"]I have an alarm installed that is proximity and shock sensor. So if someone gets to close for an extended time or pushes on the car it sets off the alarm. This then sends a notification to my phone and smart watch. I am able to disable the alarm from either. I am also able to track the sling by GPS if I wished to do so.[/QUOTE]
 

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You are walking down the street, or across a parking lot, an alarm goes off, everybody just kinda looks around, grins and laughs, and continues on with what they are doing.....................

Or..............some "kids" set the alarm off, wait for it to shut off, and then set it off again.................

Or..............the real pro knows how to deal with the alarm...........

When we don't want anybody to mess with our SlingShot we simply just slip the cover on..........................:meh:

Honestly, if anybody is really all that concerned about their vehicle, wouldn't it be a whole lot less bother and worry to just leave it home in the garage where it is safe? :confused:

Bill and Justina
 

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You are walking down the street, or across a parking lot, an alarm goes off, everybody just kinda looks around, grins and laughs, and continues on with what they are doing.....................

Or..............some "kids" set the alarm off in a car, wait for it to shut off and then set it off again.................

Or..............the real pro knows how to deal with the alarm...........

When we don't want anybody to mess with our SlingShot we just slip the cover on..........................:meh:

Bill and Justina
You're in Oregon so...
If I hear my alarm I know I need to un-snap my holster
 

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You're in Oregon so...
If I hear my alarm I know I need to un-snap my holster
:D:D How funny Tim, so you never get out of earshot of your alarm and you are constantly prepared to charge back to your SlingShot gun raised when the alarm is tripped?

I believe that you just help us make our point, Tim? :D

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How funny Tim, so you never get out of earshot of your alarm and you are constantly prepared to charge back to your SlingShot gun raised when the alarm is tripped?

I believe that you just help us make our point, Tim? :D

Bill
Your analytical concern for everyone else is heartwarming Bill
Wish I had a pair of glass-slippers too
 

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Which alarm do you have (name of product)?
[SQUOTE="ernstgot, post: 543649, member: 21529"]I have an alarm installed that is proximity and shock sensor. So if someone gets to close for an extended time or pushes on the car it sets off the alarm. This then sends a notification to my phone and smart watch. I am able to disable the alarm from either. I am also able to track the sling by GPS if I wished to do so.
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I have compustar with drone
 

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You are walking down the street, or across a parking lot, an alarm goes off, everybody just kinda looks around, grins and laughs, and continues on with what they are doing.....................

Or..............some "kids" set the alarm off, wait for it to shut off, and then set it off again.................

Or..............the real pro knows how to deal with the alarm...........

When we don't want anybody to mess with our SlingShot we simply just slip the cover on..........................:meh:

Honestly, if anybody is really all that concerned about their vehicle, wouldn't it be a whole lot less bother and worry to just leave it home in the garage where it is safe? :confused:

Bill and Justina
That's just stupid.
  • Slingshots always get attention. Mess with it enough to set off the alarm and everybody notices.
  • A good alarm is so piercing nobody wants to mess with it twice.
  • Criminals don't want to mess with it for the above reasons.
In Estes Park Colorado we parked the Slingshot two blocks away from a diner and the Keychain kept alerting me. When a spot opened up I pulled it 40' from where we had a table outdoors. It was usually kids leaning in that set off the proximity sensor which tripped a warning of three piercing chirps, causing the parent to grab their kid and pull them away--exactly the reaction I wanted. Same with the motion sensor--don't touch it!

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NOTE: I have a professionally installed Viper (with most of the stuff like door alarms & interior light connection disabled. Polaris now has a plug-and-play system I'd install myself and am thinking of buying for Squirrel.
 

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Well --

Just used that 'Ignore' option for the first time.

If anyone is wondering, it actually DOES block Billtina's asinine comments (which is to say it blocks ALL of Billtina's comments)!

Wish I would have found it sooner!

Here is my take on vehicle alarms:

If the bad guys REALLY want it -- they will figure out a way to get it. Your job is to make your vehicle less attractive to steal than others. Vehicles with good (i.e. difficult to defeat) alarms are less attractive targets than vehicles with poor (easy to defeat) or no alarms.

The same goes for your house, by the way. If they really want in - they will get in. You just want to make your house the least attractive target (i.e. lots of light, video cameras, few or no places to be concealed from view, etc).

@WI_Hedgehog is 100% correct tho -- they are very effective at keeping idiots away from your Slingshot.
 

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Hi all - new here - just got ride of my Harley for a SS - getting older and can't make those long trips any longer. I have been searching relentlessly for an alarm with auto-start, and messaging as well a proximity alarm. I have enjoyed the humor on the forum about the alarm systems but I truly need to make a purchase. I understand that there is no such thing as a foolproof system - but after 30 years in law enforcement I can tell you that anything that draws attention to a vehicle when someone is attempting to jack it will act as lights turning on, and watching the roaches scurry. Also anything that slows a perp down will surely move them onto another unprotected property. Anything that can guide me into the right direct would be greatly appreciated.
 

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I just looked at this. It appears to be ONLY compatible with the 2017 SLR, no other models.
Not so. Talked to my dealer and he pulled out the box and showed it to me. Nowhere on the box or his online info does it say 2017 SLR only. I just installed one on my 2017 SL and everything fit and worked just fine (after a full charge on unit and remote) The only harness you get into is the key switch, the hazard flashers and the radio. I believe that even if you did not have the factory radio the harness would still be there and powered. Others on the internet are reporting using the same alarm on their slings without problems. Of course you could just install a scropio SR-i900R and have the same alarm without the plug and play part. I got mine from my dealer $449.99, used the Polaris $50 off coupon, then my loyalty points so the end price was $314.99, good deal.

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Not so. Talked to my dealer and he pulled out the box and showed it to me. Nowhere on the box or his online info does it say 2017 SLR only. I just installed one on my 2017 SL and everything fit and worked just fine (after a full charge on unit and remote) The only harness you get into is the key switch, the hazard flashers and the radio. I believe that even if you did not have the factory radio the harness would still be there and powered. Others on the internet are reporting using the same alarm on their slings without problems. Of course you could just install a scropio SR-i900R and have the same alarm without the plug and play part. I got mine from my dealer $449.99, used the Polaris $50 off coupon, then my loyalty points so the end price was $314.99, good deal.

LC
I once told someone here to take the web store with a grain of salt, it's not always right. Guess I should listen to myself.....:p

Thanx for the info. I don't have all the discounts, so it would be full price for me. It becomes a toss between the convenience of plug/play vs lower cost of the scorpio.
 
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