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Old 03-10-2009, 10:11 PM   #1
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cigarette lighter location...

obviously this is not going to be used to light up a cig... who would want there beautiful new camaro to smell like ?

but... like many others, i have a radar detector. Is the only adapter in the center console? that is the only place I have seen it so far. Is there not one on the dash somewhere like most cars?

it would just be really annoying if the only place it came from was the center console. I don't want a stupid cord going from the center console to my windshield...
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:21 PM   #2
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They should be putting them in the A pillar by now. Drives me nuts! Or at least have a cavity in the dash wehere you can hide the cables or plug them in.

As much as I would hate to say it, I think there is only one. But I am not 100% certain on that.
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:26 PM   #3
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what kind of radar detecor ? Me beltronics has a cable that can be wire to the fuse box and ran up the pillar and under the headliner to come out at the rear view mirror.But for the Camaro im getting a hidden one with custom install.........and laser jammers
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:38 PM   #4
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i recently got a passport escort 9500ix... its freakin awesome... tells me where red light cameras are and learns false signals. I guess there could be a way to wire it into the headliner, the only problem is that the plug in part has a mute button, which is really convenient and keeps you from leaning all the way up to the dash to mute...
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:42 PM   #5
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There are two power plugs, one is just in front of the shifter and one is inside the center storage, seems to me you could make a decent looking split off the onstar power with just a little work to really reduce the clutter though.
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:58 PM   #6
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is this one!?!?! if so i would be very happy

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Old 03-10-2009, 11:35 PM   #7
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no that's... launch control??? or something like that
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:42 PM   #8
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i recently got a passport escort 9500ix... its freakin awesome... tells me where red light cameras are and learns false signals. I guess there could be a way to wire it into the headliner, the only problem is that the plug in part has a mute button, which is really convenient and keeps you from leaning all the way up to the dash to mute...

https://www.escortradar.com/store/di...cord-blue.html

can have that controller ran to a nice spot that is close to you (probably closer than the cigarette lighter version) .
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Old 03-11-2009, 12:51 AM   #9
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no that's... launch control??? or something like that

Yes actually i think it is because the "launch control" isn't a specific button, it's the traction control button pressed twice that enables launch control and that button is next to what you circled so i think what you circled is it, bcuz it looks like it has a latch

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Old 03-11-2009, 12:55 AM   #10
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i'm actually lookin for a detector that scrambles and warns but is not TOO expensive any thoughts?

btw does teh passport 9500ix scramble too ?
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Yes that's a power plug, I believe that to the left of the power is the traction control button and that's what ucla is thinking of. There are pics around that show this more clearly, you might check the Indy pic threads if you want a better look as I'm fairly sure someone got pics of both plugs, just keep in mind those were preproduction interiors and some little things don't look quite right.
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Old 03-11-2009, 09:38 PM   #13
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I have the 9500 Escort as well. Great detector.

I do suggest to everyone to direct wire their detector. If you are technically savy, I'm sure there is a 12v acc power somewhere in the overhead console (especially if you get the moonroof). Or you can run the wire tucked up in the headliner, down either A-pillar, under the dash, and into the 12v outlet in the center console next to the traction control switch.

If you're not as technically inclined, I would still recomend having someone do it for you. A direct wired detector has a clean look and obviously turns off and on when you start the car and shut it off.
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I have the 9500 Escort as well. Great detector.

I do suggest to everyone to direct wire their detector. If you are technically savy, I'm sure there is a 12v acc power somewhere in the overhead console (especially if you get the moonroof). Or you can run the wire tucked up in the headliner, down either A-pillar, under the dash, and into the 12v outlet in the center console next to the traction control switch.

If you're not as technically inclined, I would still recomend having someone do it for you. A direct wired detector has a clean look and obviously turns off and on when you start the car and shut it off.

but nobody would leave it up on the window when not in the car right ?
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Yes that's a power plug, I believe that to the left of the power is the traction control button and that's what ucla is thinking of. There are pics around that show this more clearly, you might check the Indy pic threads if you want a better look as I'm fairly sure someone got pics of both plugs, just keep in mind those were preproduction interiors and some little things don't look quite right.
correct. there're two things directly in front of the shifter.
the one on the left is the Traction Control button.
the one on the right is a 12V power outlet
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Old 03-12-2009, 09:42 AM   #16
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Sweet now i can have a place for my radar and my GPS
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I plan to remove my 4 pack of gauges, and replace them with the tray that comes in the 1SS.....

That way I can mount my GPS on the tray in front of the shifter.... I can’t stand it when the GPS is mounted to the windshield.

It would be nice if there was a way to tap into a power source (with a 12V car adapter) that is only hot when the key is in the on position. That way the GPS turns off when you turn the car off.

You could hide the wires and adapter under the console.... hopefully this is one of the mods that I can do in the first few weeks. If so, I will take a bunch of pictures and do a installation walkthrough.
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I plan to remove my 4 pack of gauges, and replace them with the tray that comes in the 1SS.....

That way I can mount my GPS on the tray in front of the shifter.... I canít stand it when the GPS is mounted to the windshield.

It would be nice if there was a way to tap into a power source (with a 12V car adapter) that is only hot when the key is in the on position. That way the GPS turns off when you turn the car off.

You could hide the wires and adapter under the console.... hopefully this is one of the mods that I can do in the first few weeks. If so, I will take a bunch of pictures and do a installation walkthrough.
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I may need to hang on to them just in case I ever get rid of the GPS.

However, If I cant find a way to order the tray that comes on a 1SS... I may have to work a trade with someone.... I will let you know.
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I plan to remove my 4 pack of gauges, and replace them with the tray that comes in the 1SS.....

That way I can mount my GPS on the tray in front of the shifter.... I canít stand it when the GPS is mounted to the windshield.

It would be nice if there was a way to tap into a power source (with a 12V car adapter) that is only hot when the key is in the on position. That way the GPS turns off when you turn the car off.

You could hide the wires and adapter under the console.... hopefully this is one of the mods that I can do in the first few weeks. If so, I will take a bunch of pictures and do a installation walkthrough.

i dont plan on mounting it on the windshield...i hope ill be able to come up with a way to mount it underneath the stereo but we will see when i get my car...untill then its still kind of undecided.
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Perfect... Traction Control and 12v receptical.

BTW - Launch Control mentioned earlier is for standard transmission.
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Old 03-14-2009, 01:50 AM   #24
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but nobody would leave it up on the window when not in the car right ?
I do, but we barley lock our doors at night... lol
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