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Unread 12-28-2013, 08:18 PM   #1
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I'm thinking about selling my 2006 Honda Ridgeline. I live in Anchorage.
Before moving to Anchorage 3 years ago, I had my mechanic install an engine block heater. Then, 2 years ago, I had a local certified reseller install a remote start system.

These two features are much loved in Anchorage (everywhere in Alaska, really). And in some parts of the state the block heater is a must-have (cars won't start without 'em). So, despite the advice that aftermarket features don't increase a vehicle's value, I still feel like these two could raise the value somewhat over Kelley Blue Book (at least in Alaska). But I can't find anything online that will help me estimate by how much. Any help?

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Block heater? Probably not much. More cars than you'd think come with 'em and just don't use them.

Remote start maybe a couple hundred. Again, anything new comes with remote start.
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block heaters are like $25 when you buy your car.
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He may have ruined his cylinder walls and compression wings.
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Yeah. Should hold up fine, long as you don't drive like a primate.

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