Thread: 2009 M3 Alarm
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      11-29-2009, 08:03 PM   #123
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Originally Posted by window2time View Post
I agree this seems like a reasonable price. However, it is the 8hr installation flat-rate listed in the pdf that scares me. That means total cost of over $1k for the E92 right?
Scott
I suppose so if you let the dealer install. Does your M3 need the headliner modification (or replacement) and do you have the LED on the mirror? I'd recommend you tackle the install yourself or take it to a third party you trust and let them do it. If the BMW doc says 8 hours its probably more like 1/2 that in the real world. Unfortunately the dealers charge by book time, not real time.

FYI, the OEM alarm kit for the prewired cars says 1.5 hours to install. I've seen it done in 30 minutes with another 10 minutes to program.