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Old 12-14-2010, 12:59 AM   #103
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Here is a mount I'm Thinking about getting.http://www.blendmount.com
My primary concern is the visibility with that mount...there's already very, very little real estate between the bottom of the mirror and the dash...
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Old 12-14-2010, 01:25 AM   #104
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I'm the same way. At my height I'm already looking directly into the rear view mirror. I can't give up anymore of my visibility out the front. I had to mount my RD to the right of the rear view mirror.
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Old 12-14-2010, 06:41 PM   #105
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My primary concern is the visibility with that mount...there's already very, very little real estate between the bottom of the mirror and the dash...
The mount is in the rear of the portion of the mirror, so the only part you see are the lights.
The idea of this mount is to have a good place to mount the RD, and if necessary a quick method to remove it witha press of a button.
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Old 12-14-2010, 10:12 PM   #106
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The mount is in the rear of the portion of the mirror, so the only part you see are the lights.
The idea of this mount is to have a good place to mount the RD, and if necessary a quick method to remove it witha press of a button.
take a look at the pic...you're loosing at least an inch of vertical visibility between the lower portion of the mirror and the dash.
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Old 12-14-2010, 11:55 PM   #107
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take a look at the pic...you're loosing at least an inch of vertical visibility between the lower portion of the mirror and the dash.
Yeah. I guess if you're making a right turn, and a hottie is going by you might not be able to see the important body parts.
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Old 12-17-2010, 08:27 PM   #108
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My primary concern is the visibility with that mount...there's already very, very little real estate between the bottom of the mirror and the dash...
Yes it was my concern to, I was just thinking of it,,, and than I ran across this,don't remember if it was this thread or another. http://www.southerncarparts.com/cama...nt-p-2653.html Got mine today.
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Old 01-15-2011, 02:31 PM   #109
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reason why the pictures are gone? :(
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Old 01-15-2011, 03:15 PM   #110
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Yes it was my concern to, I was just thinking of it,,, and than I ran across this,don't remember if it was this thread or another. http://www.southerncarparts.com/cama...nt-p-2653.html Got mine today.
I got mine about a week ago...I love it, but I put mine on the drivers side and ran the power cord down the A-piller and hard wired it into the fuse box. For $7 I got a hard wire kit from Safe-N-Sound for my 9500ix off of ebay.
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Old 01-15-2011, 03:17 PM   #111
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reason why the pictures are gone? :(
because the OP either took them down, or he changed providers, or something like that....as he had hosted all of those pictures on his comcast account.
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Old 01-15-2011, 09:39 PM   #112
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because the OP either took them down, or he changed providers, or something like that....as he had hosted all of those pictures on his comcast account.
yup...hosted on comcast and switched to AT&T...sorry fellas...I don't have them anywhere else....
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Old 01-16-2011, 09:09 AM   #113
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been thinking about doing this but how quickly can they be taken down because im not to far from virginia and theyre illegal there
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Old 01-16-2011, 09:34 AM   #114
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I've been reading here and other posts about switched power sources, one I found useful and very easy to get at is the wire to the cigarette lighter. I use this for my radar detector.
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Old 01-21-2011, 01:52 AM   #115
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I got mine about a week ago...I love it, but I put mine on the drivers side and ran the power cord down the A-piller and hard wired it into the fuse box. For $7 I got a hard wire kit from Safe-N-Sound for my 9500ix off of ebay.
Installed mine a while back, passenger side, A-piller and ESCORT hard wire kit into the fuse box..
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Old 01-21-2011, 03:27 PM   #116
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Installed mine a while back, passenger side, A-piller and ESCORT hard wire kit into the fuse box..
I have this same detector and mount. Does yours vibrate up and down a lot even on a relatively smooth highway? Mine does, and I know it can affect its effectiveness/range, but is there anything I can do to stop it? Thanks!
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I have this same detector and mount. Does yours vibrate up and down a lot even on a relatively smooth highway? Mine does, and I know it can affect its effectiveness/range, but is there anything I can do to stop it? Thanks!
Mine does or should I say DID, but only on a bumpy road.....I fixed it though, I had some 1/4" black closed cell foam and cut a little piece as wide as the mount. Pulled it down a bit and put it in between the mount and the head liner.....NO VIBRATION!
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Old 01-21-2011, 06:55 PM   #118
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Mine does or should I say DID, but only on a bumpy road.....I fixed it though, I had some 1/4" black closed cell foam and cut a little piece as wide as the mount. Pulled it down a bit and put it in between the mount and tghe head liner.....NO VIBRATION!
Thanks for the idea, I'll keep an eye out for that foam. I did some experimenting on the drive home today and it seems it has a resonance around 72-75mph even on a smooth highway.
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Old 01-28-2011, 11:56 AM   #119
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Have you noted any difference in laser sensitivity moving the 9500 up that high? I've ordered one of these mounts, just to get the detector off of the windshield and suction cups. However, that moves the detector further away from where most LEO will try to obtain a laser lock.
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