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Your car ever set off other car alarms?

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Interestingly noticed on a few occasions that I seemed to have set off other car’s alarms, simply by driving past. Kakimoto exhaust really is loud :) Guess it also tends to reverberate a bit in a closed space.

Happened twice in closed shopping centre parking lots.

Happened once when driving closely past a parked car, but I was gearing down and think the exhaust threw a flame and loud pop.

Anybody else have similar experiences?
 

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Yup, especially in London.
 

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I've got 4" pipes, from the Mine's downpipes to the 4.5" Apexi resonator. It sets off alarms pretty regularly.
 

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I have an Apexi silencer that I planned to run when I really want to listen to my stereo or to be neighborly....other than testing it for five minutes, haven't touched it since :p
 

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Used to happen to me alot when I had my Subaru! Only now and again in the Gtr.
 

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It has happened on occasions.
Other side of the coin though.
Matt J pulled up next to mine & set my alarm off. The damn thing wouldn't set again properly for the rest of the day. Noisy [email protected] !!!
 

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Errr, happens to me all the time.

Drive through the town, and set alarms off all the way down main street.

Worst one has to be a young lads Celica on the route I take to work in the mornings, if I'm not careful at 6am, I set off his alarm. First morning it happend I saw him run into the street in his shorts. :chuckle:
 

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My car and my bike always set off a CR-V's alarm here ... But then again, most of the neighbourhood hears me coming... :chuckle: :chuckle:
 

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I set off alarms quite regularly (HKS Ti race system), but it happend all the time in my MR2 (Blitz NUR spec) :chuckle:
 

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Matt,
It's OK mate.
TBH, my alarm is a bit neurotic anyway. Mind of it's own !
 

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happens all the time. multi-storie car parks are the best, or under ground car parks even better:D
 

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happened once to me while driving past a parked car, but usually I don't drive hard
Have "apparently" an Apexi cat back fitted on the GTS & it's for sure louder than 93db but don't know how many exactly
 

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I lived in Las Vegas for a few months. The parking garage at the airport was perfectly tuned to my exhaust. Nothing cosmic, just a H.O. 2.3L engine with headers and exhaust, but I could set off every alarm in that place just idling around looking for a parking spot. :chuckle:
 
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