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"Red Clip" alarm spoof for 996 C4S Cab?


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Pardon me if this has been discussed elsewhere, but I searched and couldn't find anything.

I had the famous "red clip" for my Boxster, a little plastic doo-dah that fits in the recess for the convertible top latch when the top is down, enabling the interior ultrasonic alarm system.

I upgraded to a 2004 996 C4S Cab earlier this year, and now that summer has belatedly started in the Pacific Northwest, I've got the top down for extended periods. I tried my old 986 red clip, but it doesn't fit, and I cannot find an equivalent for the 996. Any ideas where I can get one? I've googled until my fingers are sore, but can't find one.

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Pardon me if this has been discussed elsewhere, but I searched and couldn't find anything.

I had the famous "red clip" for my Boxster, a little plastic doo-dah that fits in the recess for the convertible top latch when the top is down, enabling the interior ultrasonic alarm system.

I upgraded to a 2004 996 C4S Cab earlier this year, and now that summer has belatedly started in the Pacific Northwest, I've got the top down for extended periods. I tried my old 986 red clip, but it doesn't fit, and I cannot find an equivalent for the 996. Any ideas where I can get one? I've googled until my fingers are sore, but can't find one.

I think suncoast may have one. I know they sell Boxster ones so I would think they would sell 996 ones.

Hope that works out. I use a viper alarm on my boxster and I really like it. Sometimes it is too sensitive actually but you can adjust all of that.

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I think suncoast may have one. I know they sell Boxster ones so I would think they would sell 996 ones.

The Suncoast page here lists that one as only for Boxster, doesn't mention 996 or 997. That's why I'm asking. I suppose I could fabricate something ....

Why I'm at it, can anyone describe to me the logic of preventing raising the rear quarter-windows when the top is down?

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I think suncoast may have one. I know they sell Boxster ones so I would think they would sell 996 ones.

The Suncoast page here lists that one as only for Boxster, doesn't mention 996 or 997. That's why I'm asking. I suppose I could fabricate something ....

Why I'm at it, can anyone describe to me the logic of preventing raising the rear quarter-windows when the top is down?

gnet:

Just a guess... It's done so that there is no chance that the convertible top frame, as it unfolds and is raised, does not come up on the wrong side of the windows.

Regards, Maurice.

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