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I know that it's listed for the Element,but it doesn't really look any different than any other add on remote starter,except that it gives you the option of starting it with the factory key fob.:? So you're really not gaining much by purchasing that exact unit.:|
If you want a nice quality unit,for not much more money,then check this out.8)
http://www.hondaclubstore.com/element/remote_start.htm

Edit:Also,mostly all aftermarket remote starters can be programmed to control existing factory keyless entry systems anyway.
 

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I personally have never heard of "stellar" before so i would say it is hard for them to claim that they are the "best remote start manufacturer in the world." Also it is not "OEM" nor is it even vehicle specific. I dont want to sound biassed here, but it doesnt hold a match to the one in the club store. If you are that interested in saving 50 bucks then try it out and let us know how it went. :roll:

Oh and i love the play on supporting american jobs and it being "designed" in the USA. then they bash stuff that is made in china, but i bet it is made in the sweat chop across the street from every other security manufacturer if not the same building. that is all
 

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I know that it's listed for the Element,but it doesn't really look any different than any other add on remote starter,except that it gives you the option of starting it with the factory key fob.:? So you're really not gaining much by purchasing that exact unit.:|
If you want a nice quality unit,for not much more money,then check this out.8)
http://www.hondaclubstore.com/element/remote_start.htm

Edit:Also,mostly all aftermarket remote starters can be programmed to control existing factory keyless entry systems anyway.
Interesting unit. You have to loose or have a key made for this thing to work? You lose a fob too. I have a thing for Best Buy installed units. It cost more buy you get a lifetime on the parts and labor. With that other unit you can can still keep your 2 fobs and keys and not go down to 1 with the one posted at the club store.
 

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no, it has a negative output to tell a transponder bypass when to activate for the remote start, but it doesnt have the actual key box or data transponder interface with it. more extra money you have to spend and figure out how it gets hooked up. total savings.... 10 bucks? :roll:
 

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no, it has a negative output to tell a transponder bypass when to activate for the remote start, but it doesnt have the actual key box or data transponder interface with it. more extra money you have to spend and figure out how it gets hooked up. total savings.... 10 bucks? :roll:
The one that you posted a link to has a key box. The manual says to butcher the key so that if someone finds it they cant start the truck. Step 5 in the install manual. http://www.hondaclubstore.com/element/instructions/Element Remote Start System instructions 4.pdf
 

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The one that you posted a link to has a key box. The manual says to butcher the key so that if someone finds it they cant start the truck. Step 5 in the install manual. http://www.hondaclubstore.com/element/instructions/Element Remote Start System instructions 4.pdf

I think you maybe missing the point he was trying to get across.:? For that E-bay remote starter to actually work,a key box/transponder bypass interface,will have to be purchased separately for the unit to work/function properly on the Honda Element.:| So in other words,you're not really saving much,plus the unit being sold in the E.O.C. store is a well known quality brand unit,which comes with everything needed and it also has been setup/configured to be Element specific.8)
 

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The one that you posted a link to has a key box. The manual says to butcher the key so that if someone finds it they cant start the truck. Step 5 in the install manual. http://www.hondaclubstore.com/element/instructions/Element Remote Start System instructions 4.pdf
in addition to eww's seeing what i was talking about, my other statement in regards to the "butchering" of the key is that it is standard industry practice after the installation is complete to do that to prevent someone from finding the unaltered key and stealing your car. In fact it is in the MECP new basic study guide (out spring 2010) page 360, and the current advanced study guide page 315. the reason the keybox was used instead of a data interface was to keep the cost down for everyone as well as prevent "no start with the key" problems from people that are not professional mobile electronics installers from messing with transponder wiring.

and besides, its better than you leaving your valet key in the overhead bin unaltered. ;-)
 

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in addition to eww's seeing what i was talking about, my other statement in regards to the "butchering" of the key is that it is standard industry practice after the installation is complete to do that to prevent someone from finding the unaltered key and stealing your car. In fact it is in the MECP new basic study guide (out spring 2010) page 360, and the current advanced study guide page 315. the reason the keybox was used instead of a data interface was to keep the cost down for everyone as well as prevent "no start with the key" problems from people that are not professional mobile electronics installers from messing with transponder wiring.

and besides, its better than you leaving your valet key in the overhead bin unaltered. ;-)
Want to save money and your key? Do what I did with my alarm. I went to my dealer and they literally gave me a key that they cut incorrectly and just coded it for my alarm! My key is a blank that has a few cuts in it that were incorrect for another vehicle. From what the Parts guy told me, every dealer has these keys behind the counter and if you ask for them they will generally give them away and code them either for free or a few dollars. I gave the guy $10 for doing that for me and saving me on buying a new key or giving up an existing key.

I bet that isn't in the MECP manual! :grin: :cheerleader:



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Want to save money and your key? Do what I did with my alarm. I went to my dealer and they literally gave me a key that they cut incorrectly and just coded it for my alarm! My key is a blank that has a few cuts in it that were incorrect for another vehicle. From what the Parts guy told me, every dealer has these keys behind the counter and if you ask for them they will generally give them away and code them either for free or a few dollars. I gave the guy $10 for doing that for me and saving me on buying a new key or giving up an existing key.

I bet that isn't in the MECP manual! :grin: :cheerleader:
thats odd that they were able to do that since i thought the key had to be cycled in a certian pattern when the honda computer told them to in order to program it. :? either way i like the idea.
 

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thats odd that they were able to do that since i thought the key had to be cycled in a certian pattern when the honda computer told them to in order to program it. :? either way i like the idea.
No idea how it's done, but they cut the key before programming it. He said that there are always lots of bad keys because they are not easy to cut.

All I know is my key can't start my Element. :)



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DITTO! Thats more like it! :razz:
 

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absolutely true! My Viper came with the keybox so it wasn't an issue for me. :)
nor would it be for someone that got one from the club store since it also has a keybox. :grin:
 

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Dumb question but I'm going to ask...you can use the valet key? If so I may have to think about this one in the club store.
 

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yes you can as long as it is one that will start the truck and not just a "test key" that the dealership uses before cutting a transponder key.
 
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