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Canadaram03

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I used to know a guy who travelled back and forth but he retired .

I’m going to have to bite thebbullet and have it shipped to the great white north. South of Detroit actually and I figured out how to send him a message .

Awaiting his reply, I’d feel a lot better knowing I had one of them things installed
 

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I don't think you are charging enough.

Have you put together a Youtube video for the question: How to install?

Remove 2 screws holding the kick panel over the bottom of the steering column.
I also removed a small 2-pin connector on the backside of the kick panel and lowered the panel into the footwell. The hood release will remain attached.
Unplug the connector on the backside of the start switch.
Connect the harness assembly to the backside of the start switch.
Replace the original connector removed from the backside of the start switch onto the harness assembly.
Install your preferred kill switch in an undisclosed & secret location and connect it to the single pair of wires from the harness assembly.

Now, visualize. This kit is painfully simple to install. :cool:

The best possible method to see the installation would be to remove the kick panel and you will see the backside of the start switch. This should take no more than a minute or two.

Inspect the connectors on the kill switch harness assembly to locate the release tab before removing the connector on the start switch.

Try removing and then replacing the connector on the start switch, just to get the feel. That's it. :cool:

This is a view of the backside of the start switch with the connector removed, after removing the kick panel.

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He’s just replied, he’s on vacation.

I’m glad I joined this place. I was on dodge talk 20 years ago and it was ok for a while
 
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I don't think you are charging enough.

Have you put together a Youtube video for the question: How to install?
Video no, but getting close to having step by step to post here done.


I hear you on amount charged. I don't make that much making these, but for me I'm trying to help others since I myself have received so much help with items I've needed or wanted from this forum. Good things always come back to you when you give them is what I believe as well, so I'm good with it. :)
 
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Remove 2 screws holding the kick panel over the bottom of the steering column.
Unplug the connector on the backside of the start switch.
Connect the harness assembly to the backside of the start switch.
Replace the original connector removed from the backside of the start switch onto the harness assembly.
Install your preferred kill switch in an undisclosed & secret location and connect it to the single pair of wires from the harness assembly.

Now, visualize. This kit is painfully simple to install. :cool:

The best possible method to see the installation would be to remove the kick panel and you will see the backside of the start switch. This should take no more than a minute or two.

Inspect the connectors on the harness assembly to locate the release tab before removing the connector on the start switch.

Try removing and then replacing the connector on the start switch, just to get the feel. That's it. :cool:


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Thanks Michael! You're the best sir!
 

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Out of curiosity, do you know if this could somehow be wired to one of the OEM aux switches in the switch panels instead of having a separate button installed?

I considered doing this type of installation too but then decided against it because...

I'm sure this is possible, but I haven't gone that route due to fear of button mashers trying all buttons they see to try and get the vehicle to start.

Anyone else done this that can chime in?

As Jeff mentioned, any unidentified button may get pressed in a button-mashing fit. I wouldn't risk it, my switch is well hidden.

This might be a good time to mention that, on my Warlock, the current draw on the start switch line was only 35 mA. This allows using a very small switch instead of a larger, higher current toggle or button switch.

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Sorry for the delay in response. I'm sure this is possible, but I haven't gone that route due to fear of button mashers trying all buttons they see to try and get the vehicle to start.

Anyone else done this that can chime in?

I considered doing this type of installation too but then decided against it because...



As Jeff mentioned, any unidentified button may get pressed in a button-mashing fit. I wouldn't risk it, my switch is well hidden.

This might be a good time to mention that, on my Warlock, the current draw on the start switch line was only 35 mA. This allows using a very small switch instead of a larger, higher current toggle or button switch.

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I get what both of you are saying. But in my professional experience, car thieves aren't staying long if a car won't start unless it's at night and a low light area. They go for the easy ones. Still running, stole a spare set when they burged a house/vehicle, using a scanner then push button and go, jiggle keys, etc. Most aren't gonna start mashing buttons. If the car doesn't start, they gone.
 

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I get what both of you are saying. But in my professional experience, car thieves aren't staying long if a car won't start unless it's at night and a low light area. They go for the easy ones. Still running, stole a spare set when they burged a house/vehicle, using a scanner then push button and go, jiggle keys, etc. Most aren't gonna start mashing buttons. If the car doesn't start, they gone.


If in your professional opinion, it's a safe risk, I'd say, go for it. You can buy a Mopar switch panel that has auxiliary switches that could be used.

Unfortunately, I've never seen individual switches, only a complete switch bar that contains no blanks, like our existing switch bars.

The complete switch bar will likely cost significantly more than an individual toggle switch but will have a cleaner finish to the mod.

You might find useful info in this thread.


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Am I understanding that this switch is on the starter circuit, not on a run circuit, so that once started the vehicle will run regardless of switch position? If so then will it not have to be manually switched off to function as intended? And if so, could a push button switch be used to avoid having to remember to turn it off?

I'm with the others who avoid PayPal. What about sending a check?
 

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If in your professional opinion, it's a safe risk, I'd say, go for it. You can buy a Mopar switch panel that has auxiliary switches that could be used.

Unfortunately, I've never seen individual switches, only a complete switch bar that contains no blanks, like our existing switch bars.

The complete switch bar will likely cost significantly more than an individual toggle switch but will have a cleaner finish to the mod.

You might find useful info in this thread.


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It is a safe risk to take. I haven't yet seen a car thief try to figure out why a vehicle won't start. They wanna get in and get away with it as soon as possible. They aren't gonna hang around to potentially get caught. Same goes for the ones who break into vehicles, center console, glove box, what's in the back seat and gone. Less than roughly 30 seconds from time they are in and out of the vehicle.

I asked the question because some people might want a more OEM type mode with this since the wiring is actually fairly basic. Especially if they already have un-used aux switches. I like a clean OEM look, but I'm not opposed to the super cool James Bond'esc hidden button.
 
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