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New Toyota Corolla Alarm

The new 2018 Corolla Hatchback comes in 3 models. The entry-level GX has remote locking with an ignition key. The SX and ZR both come with a smart key and push to start button. The ZR also has a very basic factory … Continue reading

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Toyota Corolla Wagon Alarm/Immobiliser

The Toyota Corolla Wagon (with manual transmission) is one of the few new cars that does not come with an immobiliser as standard. The Current Shape (E160) Corolla wagon was released in 2012. Only two models are available in New Zealand. Both are GX specification, one a … Continue reading

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Toyota Prius Alarm Options

Toyota Prius Alarm The Gen 3 Toyota Prius comes with a factory immobiliser, keyless entry and push-to-start button. It does not come with an alarm. I recommend the Cobra AK4615 CAN-BUS alarm which works with the factory remote. I can also add … Continue reading

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Toyota Previa Upgrade Alarm

The current generation Toyota Previa (XR50) has been in production since 2006. It comes with a factory transponder immobiliser and  keyless entry, but no alarm. Two good Toyota Previa alarm options For the models with a normal remote key, I … Continue reading

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Cobra AK4698C Hiace Courier Alarm

The AK4698 has now been developed to work as a Courier alarm for the Toyota Hiace. I’m simply referring to it as the AK4698C (C for Courier) as it is programmed and wired up differently from the conventional alarm. The … Continue reading

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Toyota Hilux Tailgate Lock

The Toyota Hilux does not come with a locking tailgate so I’ve developed a locking module that works with the factory remote. It will work with any current generation Toyota Hilux that uses a handle to open the tailgate. The … Continue reading

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Toyota Hiace Upgrade Alarm

The Toyota Hiace is beyond doubt the most popular van in New Zealand. It also claims the top spot for the vehicle that I have installed the most alarms into. Last time I counted I was comfortably above 250 Hiace … Continue reading

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Toyota Rav4 Upgrade Alarms

The Generation 4 Rav4 has recently received a clean new look for the fourth generation model (XA40) getting a facelift late in 2015. Last month I finally got my hands on one so thought it would be a good time … Continue reading

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Toyota Corolla/Auris Alarm Options

24/10/2018 Update: Details about the New 2018 Corolla Hatch can be found here… The current version of the Toyota Corolla hatchback (E180) is known as a Toyota Auris outside of New Zealand and Australia. It’s been available here since 2012 and … Continue reading

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Toyota Yaris Alarm Upgrade

Update 17/03/2017 The Yaris has just had another face-lift. Today I installed a Cobra AK4218 into one and discovered that it looks quite different from the previous version. I’ve now updated my notes to cover the updated specifications. The AK4218 … Continue reading

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