Category Archives: Upgrade Alarms

Alarms that operate from your factory car remote. News and reviews…

Fiat Ducato Upgrade Alarm

The current Fiat Ducato is now in its 3rd generation and was released in 2006. It’s also re-branded and sold as a Peugeot Boxer and a Citroen Jumper. All models come with keyless entry and a transponder immobiliser as standard but … Continue reading

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Isuzu D-Max Upgrade Alarm

The Isuzu D-Max is another popular Ute which I’ve worked on recently. It comes with factory keyless entry and immobiliser as standard but lacks an alarm which is a must have if you are are a tradesman and keep tools … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi Triton Upgrade Alarm

The Mitsubishi Triton as it is known here in New Zealand is also know as the L200 in other lands. The current version which was released in 2015 comes with factory keyless entry and immobiliser but lacks an alarm. Last … Continue reading

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Mazda 3 Upgrade alarm

The Mazda 3 (Or Axela as it is called in Japan) was first released in 2003. All New Zealand models have a factory immobiliser but some of the early Generation 1 Japanese Axela (BK Shape) imports did not have any … Continue reading

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LDV V80 Alarm

The LDV V80 van is becoming quite a common sight on the NZ roads which is quite remarkable give that they have only been on sale here since 2014. It comes with an engine immobiliser and keyless entry as standard … Continue reading

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Mazda CX-5 Upgrade Alarm

The Mazda CX-5 was released in 2012. It comes with a factory immobiliser and Mazda’s smart key with push to start button. There is no factory alarm system so the Cobra AK4615 is my recommended upgrade if you want the … Continue reading

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Hyundai i45 Upgrade Alarm

The 6th generation Hyundai Sonata is known as the i45 in New Zealand. It comes with a factory transponder immobiliser and key-less entry. If you want a decent alarm then a OEM upgrade is the obvious way to go. Cobra AK4615 … Continue reading

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Cobra AB3868

As with all other Cobra alarms the AB3868 has a siren which is shrill, loud and attention grabbing when set off, exactly the way any good car alarm should be. It can also be programed for what ever volume you desire for the arm and dis-arm chirps. 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 top spot for the vehicle that I have installed the most alarms into. Last time I counted I was comfortably above 250 Hiace alarm … Continue reading

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Suzuki Swift Upgrade Alarm

The current version of the Suzuki Swift (Generation 3) came out it 2010. The top of the line RXS model comes with the Suzuki Smart proximity key and push to start button. The other models simply have a traditional remote … Continue reading

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