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VECTA alarm fitted to an RV8
One of our new members with a 93 RV8 has "a VECTA alarm system that uses the remote from the Land Rover/Metro etc. He says he has two red shafted alarm keys and needs to use one to disarm the alarm before he inserts the ignition key. One of the alarm keys does not seem to disarm the alarm when he inserts it into the receiver on the steering column. He seeks a solution as he is not keen on having just one key available and working. He says he has checked online and cannot find VECTA alarms anywhere and the phone number provided on their information which was with the car no longer gets through to VECTA."

I have not heard of this alarm system as it must be a retrofit of a "Thatcham classified" alarm or immobiliser, frequently required by some motor insurers. That requirement is sadly wholly unnecessary as the Factory fitted system is very good and accepted by the specialist RV8 insurance policies arranged by Peter Best Insurance Services. One solution might be to get an RV8 specialist like Clive Wheatley mgv8parts or Brown & Gammons to revive the original Factory system, particularly if VECTA seem to have ceased providing support. Does any member have any knowledge of the VECTA car alarm system and if so do they know of any car security company that can service the VECTA system?
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09/09/2012 @  21:22
Under topic: RV8
 
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VECTA alarm fitted to an RV8
See notes from Peter Garton and Nic Houslip posted as a NEWS item at: http://www.v8register.net/subpages/news120911vecta.htm
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12/09/2012 @  08:06
 
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