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Old 03-26-2010, 07:43 AM   #35
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Yea your right.
Sorry my idea wasn’t any better then the audible turn signals.
Ok two other Ideas.
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Read this thread
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...factory+remote
they talk about turning off the door locking.
I want the door locking on (I know it can be turned off in the control center). I've got kids and I just feel safer with it on (fell out of a moving car myself when I was a kid ).

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Cause you know there will be times when any noise wont be appropriate (coming home late and not wanting to wake the neighbor hood when I lock the door)or I might just get tired of it always talking to me.
I will keep looking for the schematics to the factory remote.
Yeah, which is why I'm glad the RideTones has an "on/off" button on the unit.
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Old 03-26-2010, 09:17 AM   #36
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Do you have a link to the exact setup you bought, that is awesome
Yep, here it is. Looks like it's only $35 with shipping now... even cheaper than when I bought it.
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Old 03-26-2010, 12:24 PM   #37
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any updates/ details on how the installer got this done? i've ordered mine and want to provide all the details to the installer so they can get it done right the first time
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Old 03-26-2010, 02:21 PM   #38
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He couldn't tie it into the remote lock/unlock so he tied it to the amber lights up front (since the ligts flash when the lock/unlock buttons are pushed). What he forgot about is that those lights also come on with the turn signal.

I need to take it back and have him install a relay switch and tie it into the ignition or interior accessories system (as luckytii7 said above) so that the system is disabled when the car is actually running.
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Old 03-29-2010, 01:43 PM   #39
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where do you get this relay switch? is it something the audio installers typically have?
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:57 PM   #40
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where do you get this relay switch? is it something the audio installers typically have?
Yeah, that should be no biggie.
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Old 03-30-2010, 04:28 PM   #41
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awesome, i'm having my ride tones arriving tomorrow, i'm getting a sub installed at the same time as the ride tones so hopefully it all goes smoothly
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Old 04-03-2010, 10:17 PM   #42
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Any luck on this? My installer tried for two days to get this done with no luck he even tried to use a separate aftermarket alarm. He said the wiring to lock and unlock was a five wire system that is new. He tried building relays to get the signal to the unit but finally gave up.any help would be appreciated
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Old 04-06-2010, 11:34 AM   #43
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Any luck on this? My installer tried for two days to get this done with no luck he even tried to use a separate aftermarket alarm. He said the wiring to lock and unlock was a five wire system that is new. He tried building relays to get the signal to the unit but finally gave up.any help would be appreciated
Like I said earlier in the thread, my installer couldn't get it to work with the lock/unlock either. He tied it to the amber lights up front as they flash when locking and unlocking. However, that's also the turn signal so I go back in on Thursday to have him install a relay to the ignition circuit. That way the RideTones system will be "off" when the car is on.
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Old 04-06-2010, 01:53 PM   #44
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thats a pretty good plan i don't think my installer really picked up on this, he kept trying to tie it to lock and unlock and just got frustrated with it. I'm taking it to a different installer with the same game plan you have and hopefully it will work
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Old 04-06-2010, 02:29 PM   #45
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I'm not sure why they couldnt get it to work with the lock/unlock circuits. that's odd
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Old 04-06-2010, 02:40 PM   #46
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the unit requires a positive or negative input, they told me the camaro sends a signal with both, and the voltage was also weird, it kept a signal going to it, anyway they tried all these relays and diodes, and even an aftermarket alarm and couldn't get it. so we'll see if the connection to the lights with the ignition relay will work
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Old 04-12-2010, 10:32 AM   #47
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Had a relay circuit put in last Thursday and everything works just fine now... it plays the sound on the lock & unlock (when the amber lights flash) but the circuit is broken when the car is running (so it doesn't go off when I use the turn signal).

About $40 for the RideTones kit (when I bouht it) and $75 for installation. Not bad for a rather unique mod.
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Old 04-12-2010, 01:38 PM   #48
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do you get two separate sounds? i had mine put in but it uses manual lock and unlock and a different one for ignition
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Old 04-12-2010, 01:43 PM   #49
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my installer was able to make 4 of the sounds work, one when you open the trunk with the remote, one when the car starts up, one when the car is turned off, and manual lock and unlock in the dash. when you close the trunk it also makes a sound. They charged a lot more for installation though. I would like the remote lock and unlock to work, but i also like making it go off when i'm driving around.
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Old 04-12-2010, 05:51 PM   #50
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do you get two separate sounds? i had mine put in but it uses manual lock and unlock and a different one for ignition
I just had the one for the lights. Didn't tie it to the ignition.
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Old 05-19-2010, 03:20 PM   #51
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do you get two separate sounds? i had mine put in but it uses manual lock and unlock and a different one for ignition
what do you mean manual lock? you mean the lock and unlock button on the inside of the car? and you mean to tell me that everytime you start the car it makes a sound? that would be bad@ss!
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