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I wanted to hardwire my radar detector in 00' rs. I wanted to know if the hole where the hinges are for the dash compartment drop down into the compartment behind the dash. That way I would be able to run my wire down from the windshield through the hinge hole and over to my ignition where I would be able to tap into the wiring. I saw how peaty did his butt I still want to keep mine in the center of the dash so I can still use my 360 degree laser protection.
 

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Well, I hardwired my detector to my sunroof power/maps lights very easily.



Just open it up, remove the two screws, then find the wires and tap into them.

However, unless you have laser detector modules remotely mounted by your front and rear license plates, I suspect your "laser" detector is highly ineffective. Laser is often way too narrow to hit that high up in your car, unless the cop is wildly flailing with his laser gun or at an extreme distance. If you really want laser protection, you should check out the laser jammers out there, such as the Escort ZR3 laser shifter. Tested at something like 96% effective by speedlabs.

http://www.escortradar.com/zr3.htm
 

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HAH dude i hell of did it sorta like that wiht my passport 8500


cept i wired a 4 wire phone cable down thru the headliner, around the back of the door down thru the c pillar, then under the door liner then up to the blank where the fog light switches are... there i opened up the stock cigarette lighter thingy and took the power wire out of the front and sent it out the back, then i sent the power wires to a ground and a power... then i plugged the wires from the cigarette lighter thingy into that ohone calbe i ran. Then i pushed out the blank switch thingy.. and stuck the cigarette lighter thingy in there... and now i can hit the mute button still, and see the lights... but its all hardwired and pretty... if you really want i can take pictures.
 

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HighTachPres said:
Passport, boooooooooo
V1, YAAAAAAAAH!
i had a gift certificate to best buy... it was the only thing in that store that wasnt complete shit... god i hate them
 

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? DVDs, plasma TVs, CDs out the wazoo, what don't they have? sheesh don't buy a radar detector from there :) You know the best out there, its pretty much a waste of money to get anything other than a V1
 

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If I have a tinted windshield banner will I still be able to use the radar detector up that high or will the tint affect it. It said in my instructions to keep it free from tint ...........who the hell knows!?
I like the map light idea though.
 

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read the directions, they speak the truth. What's so bad about putting a radar detector in the middle of the windshield? Hell if i'm going to fork out the $$ for a radar detector, i'm going to get the most out of it!!!
 

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HighTachPres said:
? DVDs, plasma TVs, CDs out the wazoo, what don't they have? sheesh don't buy a radar detector from there :) You know the best out there, its pretty much a waste of money to get anything other than a V1

best buy is my arch nemisis, and i don buy cds, and i have a plazma tv, and i rent dvds :barf:
 

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i hard wired mine to the ignition...
it turns on whenever i start the car ;)

i really dont have any pix of it tho.
it's up in the LHS near the A pillar.. (just behind the steering wheel upper left...)


cheers
Jamie
www.subiegalracing.com
 

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HAH dude i hell of did it sorta like that wiht my passport 8500


cept i wired a 4 wire phone cable down thru the headliner, around the back of the door down thru the c pillar, then under the door liner then up to the blank where the fog light switches are... there i opened up the stock cigarette lighter thingy and took the power wire out of the front and sent it out the back, then i sent the power wires to a ground and a power... then i plugged the wires from the cigarette lighter thingy into that ohone calbe i ran. Then i pushed out the blank switch thingy.. and stuck the cigarette lighter thingy in there... and now i can hit the mute button still, and see the lights... but its all hardwired and pretty... if you really want i can take pictures.
I want Pics!
 
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