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      04-07-2007, 08:51 AM   #23
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The shop owner where we had the DC dyno for the Proceed installs talked about doing a mount on the rear windshield and inserting the remote display in the ashtray. The rear windshield would have to be pre-tinted to help hide the V1 and mount though. He insisted that the hardwire setup would be difficult to spot and labor would be $200-300 range.
I would be worried that both seats and the driver (and passengers) would seriously degrade the detector's forward capabilities.
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      04-26-2007, 10:47 PM   #24
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Hey sstarch, any update on this?

I noticed you asking for a similar update on the custom exhaust
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      04-27-2007, 07:36 AM   #25
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Nope, i think im going to do a custom install myself, i have a V1, just waiting for my car to get back.
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So you are still waiting on the fuel pump?
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Yup....2 to 3 more weeks, as they say.....
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Did you get your V1 installed yet?
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Did you get your V1 installed yet?
He never got the chance to do so I think. His fuel pump went nuts before hand.
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He never got the chance to do so I think. His fuel pump went nuts before hand.
dam fuel pumps.
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He never got the chance to do so I think. His fuel pump went nuts before hand.
Are you having one put it too? I may do one on my M ashtray.
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You may want to look at the custom moded ultra thin V1 concealed display this guy offers on eBay:

http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZagravicQQhtZ-1



It looks pretty cool to me.
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You may want to look at the custom moded ultra thin V1 concealed display this guy offers on eBay:

http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZagravicQQhtZ-1



It looks pretty cool to me.

That's pretty interesting. I'd be a bit concerned about knocking the display down everytime I hit mute where it's mounted in some of his promo pics.
And I've found that the mute button on the concealed display can get picky requiring a few presses over time (4 displays installed in 6 cars since '98).

I went for the ashtray with the full concealed display.
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Are you having one put it too? I may do one on my M ashtray.
Do you mean a V1? No, at least not now. It would be really a waste of money for me since I usually just drive where cops are driving around looking for speeders. I very rarely see them aiming radars.
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I just got another K40 Calibre front and rear + laser difuser off eBay for $510. This one will upgrade the Bel 975R I have in another car.
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Do you mean a V1? No, at least not now. It would be really a waste of money for me since I usually just drive where cops are driving around looking for speeders. I very rarely see them aiming radars.

same here! I normally use my eyes, its free and observe traffic pattern. Most of the time I get caught is when Im day-dreaming, it happens alot on a BMW

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