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      01-20-2012, 09:09 PM   #1
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Escort Radar Install

On average how long does a Escort Radar Detector Hardwire take along with Escort ZR4 laser shifters take to install by a professional on a 335i?

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When I had it done it took about 6 hours. I had it done professioally at my friends shop and I watched as the tech worked. To do a good job is fairly time consuming.

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i installed the escort radar detector with the mute button extension in under an hour. not sure about the laser shifters though. pretty simple install and wires hide very well.
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When I had it done it took about 6 hours. I had it done professioally at my friends shop and I watched as the tech worked. To do a good job is fairly time consuming.

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How good does the Laser Shifter work, in your opinion, sorry to thread jack.
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Thanks everyone!! Appreciate it.

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When I had it done it took about 6 hours. I had it done professioally at my friends shop and I watched as the tech worked. To do a good job is fairly time consuming.

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How much was the labor on it!
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How good does the Laser Shifter work, in your opinion, sorry to thread jack.
Everything I've read about escort laser shifter says it about the worst of all the a
Laser jammers.
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How good does the Laser Shifter work, in your opinion, sorry to thread jack.
Everything I've read about escort laser shifter says it about the worst of all the a
Laser jammers.
What would you recommend?
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What would you recommend?
V1 for radar, Laser Interceptors for Laser Jamming

http://www.laser-interceptorusa.com/
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What would you recommend?
V1 for radar, Laser Interceptors for Laser Jamming

http://www.laser-interceptorusa.com/
Ok thanks!!!! I have heard that laser interceptor was having some problems with their laser heads. Is that true? I already have a 9500ix and love it because I drive a lot in the city.

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Ok thanks!!!! I have heard that laser interceptor was having some problems with their laser heads. Is that true? I already have a 9500ix and love it because I drive a lot in the city.

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Be careful with the Auto-Learn Feature. I've disabled mine, since it blocks bands within a certain distance of the false alarm. I know this since I had my buddy's V1 in comparison one night. The 9500 was silent, as the V1 had picked up a slight K-Band from an automatic door (Auto-Leanred feature disabled this), but when a City cop popped over the hill in front of us, we were blasted with K-Band, and the 9500 still remained silent. The 9500 did pick up other threats sooner though.
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Ok thanks!!!! I have heard that laser interceptor was having some problems with their laser heads. Is that true? I already have a 9500ix and love it because I drive a lot in the city.

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Be careful with the Auto-Learn Feature. I've disabled mine, since it blocks bands within a certain distance of the false alarm. I know this since I had my buddy's V1 in comparison one night. The 9500 was silent, as the V1 had picked up a slight K-Band from an automatic door (Auto-Leanred feature disabled this), but when a City cop popped over the hill in front of us, we were blasted with K-Band, and the 9500 still remained silent. The 9500 did pick up other threats sooner though.
Ok thanks for the heads up!! Appreciate it!!!!
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http://www.laser-interceptorusa.com/
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