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Old 01-13-2016, 07:46 PM   #11
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I'm with Bob. We just bought a 2013 MKX and it has push button start and I'm 100% hooked. I got used to it in about 5 seconds and that will always be the first thing I look for. A keyless Moho would be the best.
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Old 01-13-2016, 08:33 PM   #12
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Push bottom Berk.....kinda has a ring to it. I'm in.
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Old 01-13-2016, 09:08 PM   #13
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Or is it...

TMC Debuts Tag-Axle Venetian Diesel in Tampa | RV Business

...to complement the Venetian’s industry-first push-button engine start.

Ohhhhh Berkshire...care to fire a answering shot?

The auto industry has had this feature for over 3 years now....
You're trying your best to push the Berkshire price point out of reach for a lot of folks
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Old 01-13-2016, 10:08 PM   #14
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Unless I've got tonights' winning PowerBall ticket (first time ever playing) then the only Berk I'll ever see will soon belong to BamaBob.
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Old 01-13-2016, 10:29 PM   #15
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Unless I've got tonights' winning PowerBall ticket (first time ever playing) then the only Berk I'll ever see will soon belong to BamaBob.
Yep, because it will take that much to pay for it.

Good luck on the power ball, bought our tickets also. Be nice to get a couple of extra bucks. We DID have the power ball last Saturday.......worth every bit of $4.00!
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Old 01-14-2016, 08:32 AM   #16
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We have the "smart key" feature in our '14 Toyota Highlander that we have had for two years. In all truth, I kind of miss the old turn the key to start feature. I really don't like carrying keys in my pants pockets so if I don't have a jacket on where I can put them in the jacket pocket, my wife will carry the keys in her purse when we are out and about. If I drop her off somewhere to do something we have to be very careful that I don't drive off without the keys (there is a little warning beep). If that happens you are fine until you shut the car off somewhere, but good luck getting it restarted or locking it without the keys being close.
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Old 01-14-2016, 01:22 PM   #17
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My 23ss roo has that as soon as I get close the door is always open and lights on and that's because my DW (dam wife )holds on to the key and unlocks the door first, she thinks I will lose the key
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Old 01-14-2016, 01:37 PM   #18
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Yep, because it will take that much to pay for it.

Good luck on the power ball, bought our tickets also. Be nice to get a couple of extra bucks. We DID have the power ball last Saturday.......worth every bit of $4.00!
Wooo...same here Dennis - got the PB 10 on 2 tickets, paid for our investment I guess.

SOMEONE in TN,CA & FL is a happy camper now - $500,000,000 each. That will buy some kinda MoHo!

RE: Comments about pushing the price point upward.

According to my son's friend, who is a Ford Service Manager, a unique keyed tumbler ignition assembly & key costs about 3 times what a keyed ACC/Start button costs--including the fob that controls it (the connection to the solenoid is software programmed, thus no key needs to be cut).

According to my son's friend, you can't punch out the ignition switch and hotwire the vehicle either. The computer will disable the ignition circuit if someone tries to do an end-run around the transmitter fob.

Not trying to run the price of a Berk up, just trying to alert folks to features that are commonplace in cars these days, and should be making the transition to MoHos.
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Old 01-14-2016, 02:04 PM   #19
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Well I think I am in the pass group for the keyless ignition.

I had this "great" feature on a car a couple of years ago. Worked real good until the computer that controls it went out while driving down the road. The electronics were all going nuts but the car was still driving so I high tailed it home. Only problem is once I got home, I could not shut the car OFF. After several phone calls with the dealership, I drove it to them and left it there still running. Not sure what they did to shut her down but it they had to replace some pretty expensive electronics.

I think I'll keep my key!
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Old 01-14-2016, 02:21 PM   #20
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A few years ago we were at a boy scout camp out.
one parent gave car keys to boy to get items from car.
he came back and said the remote wont open the car, we all look at him and said did you try the key? The boy says, what? the key?
we had to tell him how to use the key to open the door.
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