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so my dad just gave me his old radar detector (real old)
i am not sure if it will still work but i figured it wont hurt

i have two ideas for mounting
1. to the EZpass velcro strips

2. it has a magnet on it so i was wondering if there is anyway to take the center part of the dash with the vents off and put the metal mounting thing under it so i could just put the radar detector on top and it would just stay on the dash cause of the metal underneath (i tried to search but found nothing)

maybe?
 

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i would say 5"x5"x2"

it works pretty well on the EZpass velcros (the magnet can be placed on the top or bottom)

but i just think it would be cool if it could "magically" stick to my dashboard
 

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basically my question is how do you take off the middle piece of the dashboard that has the vents?

and would a magnet work through that plastic?
 

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[quote author=erz5005 link=topic=137956.msg2974861#msg2974861 date=1236147867]
basically my question is how do you take off the middle piece of the dashboard that has the vents?

and would a magnet work through that plastic?
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remove dash strip, take out the two screws holding the vents in, pull out the whole piece and your done... im sure a magnet would work through the plastic might just need a stronger magnet than what you have now
 

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[quote author=xxSlidewaysxx link=topic=137956.msg2977623#msg2977623 date=1236273958]
Save your money and get a new one, Beltronics STI driver or a V1.

Try http://www.radardetector.net/forums/ for more details
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OP is saving money its free... couldn't be cheaper
 

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check out themountguys.com or just mountguys.com.cant remember which.anyway if you get one you'll be satisfied.mine stays in place with 1200 watts rms.
 

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[quote author=mikesta link=topic=137956.msg2977818#msg2977818 date=1236279002]
[quote author=xxSlidewaysxx link=topic=137956.msg2977623#msg2977623 date=1236273958]
Save your money and get a new one, Beltronics STI driver or a V1.

Try http://www.radardetector.net/forums/ for more details
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OP is saving money its free... couldn't be cheaper
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bingo
 

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[quote author=erz5005 link=topic=137956.msg2978685#msg2978685 date=1236302579]
[quote author=mikesta link=topic=137956.msg2977818#msg2977818 date=1236279002]
[quote author=xxSlidewaysxx link=topic=137956.msg2977623#msg2977623 date=1236273958]
Save your money and get a new one, Beltronics STI driver or a V1.

Try http://www.radardetector.net/forums/ for more details
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OP is saving money its free... couldn't be cheaper
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bingo
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One that is old will not help you, trust me
 

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i tried it out on the highway, and low and behold, it started beeping and then there was a cop around the bend
so even if it only works sometimes
it wont hurt
 

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[quote author=xxSlidewaysxx link=topic=137956.msg2979617#msg2979617 date=1236351881]
Just don't get too excited and count on it to save your bacon.....enjoy
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i am not, it is just an added defense
 

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[quote author=erz5005 link=topic=137956.msg2979120#msg2979120 date=1236314769]
ha

in the picture i am actually look at this page on my computer
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My post is in the screenshot! :lol:

Yeah I'd be surprised if that thing would go off on any radar other than automatic doors :sad:

Personally I don't even think it's worth going through the trouble to put something so old/outdated in your car...IMO...

EDIT: Just reread your post and saw that it apparently went off for a cop :shock: Well it's a Whistler which by today's standards is a good/decent company so who knows! :lol:
 
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