Automatic door lock kit

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Does anyone have any recommendations for adding a key fob to an 85 c10? I've been tossing that idea around in my head. I'm just not sure if there's a specific kit for it or anything. Thanks in advance.
 

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I’ve had the kit from LMC truck for years, and it still works. However, the lock solenoids that come with it have failed and I replaced them.

The new solenoids are just as cheaply made as the ones in the kit, but they are still working. Unless the prices have gone up, the universal solenoids that come with most kits cost less than $5, and you get what you pay for. However, I haven’t found a source for better quality parts.
 

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I assumed he had power locks already and just needed to add a remote and a receiver. Available on Amazon
 

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I assumed he had power locks already and just needed to add a remote and a receiver. Available on Amazon
Mine already has power windows and locks. I just thought it would be cool to have a key fob.
 

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I’ve got the module from a 98 that I plan to wire into my 84.
 

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Mine already has power windows and locks. I just thought it would be cool to have a key fob.
Right and you can get everything you need from Amazon for cheap to add remote
 

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Do you recommend any of them or should I just look around and see what I can find
I would just walk over over and unlock my door but,to prevent having to walk over and unlock the door you're going to need a remote and a receiver to trip your factory switch. They have plenty on Amazon I have no idea if any of them are better than any others.
 

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I would just walk over over and unlock my door but,to prevent having to walk over and unlock the door you're going to need a remote and a receiver to trip your factory switch. They have plenty on Amazon I have no idea if any of them are better than any others.
Thanks I'll l see what Ican find
 

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if you get a cheap one, you might want to use the receiver to control relays to send power to your locks. I doubt it will handle the power. Do some research before you purchase. I'm guessing the cheap actuators draw less current than the old school GM actuators.

Something to think about and verify so you don't waste money.
 

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if you get a cheap one, you might want to use the receiver to control relays to send power to your locks. I doubt it will handle the power. Do some research before you purchase. I'm guessing the cheap actuators draw less current than the old school GM actuators.

Something to think about and verify so you don't waste money.
Thanks man I'll look around and do some research
 

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If you like to junkyard hunt and want it to look factory and most importantly be cheap:

 

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