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Old 02-09-2009, 08:33 PM   #1
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What Nav System would you buy?

I was with a buddy last weekend that had a 2008 BMW....I like the nav system he has. What system would you buy for your Camaro if you bought one?

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Old 02-09-2009, 08:34 PM   #2
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Old 02-09-2009, 08:37 PM   #3
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Old 02-09-2009, 08:38 PM   #4
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Old 02-09-2009, 09:59 PM   #5
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You and the female Nav voice should hook up. She dont have a sense of humor either... But to answer your original question, Tomtom or Garmin. They have the best comercials!
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Old 02-10-2009, 10:40 AM   #6
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Ject - what system you using on your storm?

Google Maps aren't the best. . . no way I'll pay 10 bucks a month for Verizon's VZ Navagator. . .

I have a Garmin unit. . best brand on the market.
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Old 02-10-2009, 11:17 AM   #7
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What about something like this:

http://gizmodo.com/5027616/rear+view...ed-smartmirror

I think this works best since it doesn't require tearing up anyone's dash. Simple & neat!
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Old 02-10-2009, 11:31 AM   #8
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Now that is cool jparra.. . . Only bad this is if someone wants to keep the onstar. . . can't put this mirror in place.
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Old 02-10-2009, 11:39 AM   #9
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garmin nuvi 755 or 765 if you need bluetooth.
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Old 02-10-2009, 11:40 AM   #10
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Maybe someone will develop a GPS unit that uses an HUD type system. Now that'd be fun.
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Old 02-10-2009, 12:04 PM   #11
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True, but from what I've read On-Star is old technology. It must update if it wants to complete with the likes of Microsoft Sync. Read the following:

http://www.gminsidenews.com/forums/f...ze-fail-73233/
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Old 02-10-2009, 12:56 PM   #12
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True, but from what I've read On-Star is old technology. It must update if it wants to complete with the likes of Microsoft Sync. Read the following:

http://www.gminsidenews.com/forums/f...ze-fail-73233/
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Old 02-12-2009, 03:39 PM   #13
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good read there. . . . not so good for OnStar
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Old 02-13-2009, 06:53 PM   #14
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Old 02-14-2009, 04:21 PM   #15
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Garmin all the way.
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Old 02-16-2009, 07:01 AM   #16
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I've got a Garmin Nuvi 260W and love it.
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:08 PM   #17
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Old 02-18-2009, 09:26 PM   #18
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You're gonna catch hell trying to put aftermarket audio/video in, seeing as a lot of the DIC commands can use the stereo. I had considered navi until i saw all the cool things the stereo does. I'm gonna miss having a navi but i'll get over it.
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Old 02-19-2009, 02:25 AM   #20
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Old 02-19-2009, 08:41 AM   #21
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Are there any GPS units that have bluetooth? In the training videos, it shows "GPS Unit" under the bluetooth connect options on the stereo.

Not quite sure how that would work...
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Old 02-19-2009, 09:55 AM   #22
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I'm happy with my TomTom 730.
Picked up a Tom Tom for the gal before I got her the Acadia to drive (that has Nav). It's completely worthless. Has a difficult time finding signal..ANYWHERE. I've driven from mid NH to Mass and had it never find a signal. Doesn't matter what car it's been in. If it does find signal...I've had it tell me that I'm in the middle of the Atlantic ocean for the whole drive. I tried software upgrades etc and nothing works. If you really need it, that is when it's sure to not work.


Simply the most wasted money I've ever spent on any device. I'd have done better buying an infomercial gadget.

On the same note, I had directions and connections package on the wife's Aura...also worthless especially in a place like Boston. One wrong turn and you are screwed because it takes so long to reload that you are 3 miles away before you can get new directions back to where you were supposed to be. You don't have a map to SEE what you are supposed to do at complex intersections and the wife refused to use after getting more lost WITH it than she ever has without it so I canceled it.

Yeah please tell me something that works up in the Northeast RELIABLY.
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Old 02-19-2009, 09:59 AM   #23
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I bought a 4.3" Navigon refurb with lifetime FREE traffic updates. Sweet unit - I found everything in Chicago last weekend, and knew where the traffic construction and tie-ups were.

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Are there any GPS units that have bluetooth? In the training videos, it shows "GPS Unit" under the bluetooth connect options on the stereo.

Not quite sure how that would work...
I'm sure there are others, but I know the Garmin Nuvi 360 has Bluetooth.

I have a Nuvi 350, and one of the few differences between 350 and 360 is the bluetooth.

I'm curious what connecting the Bluetooth of the car to the Garmin is for though...
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Old 02-20-2009, 02:47 PM   #25
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I love my Garmin nuvi 265T for my G8!
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