the cruisers alright, thank god!!!

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:D well, my house nearly went up in flames last night! but, thankfully the cruiser( which is the most expansive thing i own) survived the smoke attack... although everything else i own is covered by ashes.

now onto the real problem. i drive a 94 fj 80 with every option,including front and rear diffs( for those who are less fortunate that was a shot below the belt i know) . however, i don't have a factory installed security system and would like to know if anybody knows what the deal is? i mean , why bother with all the bells and whistles and then leave out the remote alarm/ door locks? please help. are they available after the fact? thanks vic.
 
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Vic,

The factory secutity system (in 94 it was a TVSS or Toyota Vehicle Security System) was an option, not a standard feature.

Unfortunately the installation kit has been discontinued for several years. You will need to pursue an aftermarket system of some sort.

D-
 
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I have a factory system in all mine, thought it was standard but you had to buy the remotes and "install" from the dealer. I have a factoty setup in a parts vehicle. Does anyone know how tough it would be to put in or remove from my parts Cruiser?
 
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Yeah, close call...I wouldn't want all the time I've put into that cruiser to go up in flames!

...counsel has surveyed the damage and advised the homeowner of his rights... ;)

As for the keyless entry...keep it simple...aftermarket with remote starter!

-H-
Who's damn glad he didn't lose a friend in a fire last night! :cheers:
 
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[quote author=lagwagon link=board=2;threadid=8651;start=msg74140#msg74140 date=1071099498]
I have a factory system in all mine, thought it was standard but you had to buy the remotes and "install" from the dealer. I have a factoty setup in a parts vehicle. Does anyone know how tough it would be to put in or remove from my parts Cruiser?
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It's not too bad. the controller is under the driver's seat and you just follow the harness forward from there.

The TVSS applies to 91-94 and had three versions, 91-2, 93 and 94. I know the 94 version fits a 93 as that is what I put in mine. 95-up have a VIP system that is different.
 
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if you can locate one from a parts car it "shouldnt" be too hard.

the 96(mine,but a VIP RS3000,as dan states)is the same as far as location goes(black box under drivers seat)and i obtained a toyota "kit" from e-bay(lucky find by a friend right after i got my 96 in march 02).

should be able to "deinstall" from a parts car(maybe take a couple of digicam pics)and then reinstall in your vehicle..my "kit"
came with the scotchloc "thingies" to splice into the door relay and horn wiring(if i remember correctly,and i may not(just a couple of single wire conections ),and a couple of toyota plugs to connect other parts of the harness(multiple wires),so when doing the "deinstall" be very aware of what goes where!!!!!!



doug

ps:glad everyone is OK + the cruiser made it out
 
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So what's the deal with the alarm. My 94 has a black box under the driver's seat. What do I need in order to activate the alarm?
 

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