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Old 01-26-2011, 03:54 AM
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Okay, my truck (2008 Mega Cab SXT) has the 3 button keys. I'm thinking heavily about upgrading to remote start, but (like my raido thread), want to keep it factory.

I know I'll need two new remote start fobs, get the blades cut to match, and have them programmed. (I work at a dealer, so that shouldn't be a big deal).

What components do I need to get?

Will I need to replace the main receiver for the remote lock/unlock, or do I need to just get the WIM?

Is there anything else that I will need to get it hooked up....like a new ECU?
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There should be a kit available with everything you need. Have your parts guys dig up the PN for you.
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There should be a kit available with everything you need. Have your parts guys dig up the PN for you.
Ok, I'll hit up the parts guys, the service writers kindof scared me with their general level of ignorance.

To quote: "The remote start isn't available in an 08, only in the newer model trucks"

My response was to point out the 07 Thunder Road 1500 with remote start...and he just mumbled and ignored that I was right.
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