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Radar detector for model 3

YOMAMA

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Aug 16, 2018
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Here's how I mount my radar detector.
Suction cup from Amazon was $15

Didn't want to pay $150 for blendmount

Still need to route power cord to 12v
 

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bradhs

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Was in my car this morning and I feel that you've mounted it too low. It should be just under the rear view mirror so that you have the best line of site to the front and in my case, I have a V1, the rear too.
 

woodguyatl

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Oct 3, 2018
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This is one feature that I just want auto makers to add to the car itself as an add-on. It would be way nicer if it could integrated into a sensor built into the vehicle with options on how it works via software.


I think perhaps the issue would be that they are illegal in some states so they would have to be disabled for sales in those States (certainly possible) but could be a pain.
 

YOMAMA

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Aug 16, 2018
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gilbert, arizona
Was in my car this morning and I feel that you've mounted it too low. It should be just under the rear view mirror so that you have the best line of site to the front and in my case, I have a V1, the rear too.
Yeah I know, it should be high and center.

I have to sacrifice for ease of install
 

7racer

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for this running radar detectors, are we sure there isn't a loss in sensitivity due to the front windshield. I just read the manual the toll tags still need to be mounted to the right of the mirror mount....or is that not true anymore?
 

StealthP3D

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I think perhaps the issue would be that they are illegal in some states so they would have to be disabled for sales in those States (certainly possible) but could be a pain.

Radar detectors are only illegal in one state, Virgina (and Washington D.C.). Also, military bases. This could be circumvented by only having the antenna installed, the processing unit could be purchased seperately. But I really don't see any car manufacturers doing that.
 
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