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Radar Dect hard wire/ Mount

I was wondering if any of you guys could give me some advice on hard wiring my radar dect. I would like to get one of the mirror mounts but being that my mirror doesn't have any power to it I don't think that will work. Has anyone hard mounted and wired a radar? If so where did you mount it and how did u wire it? Thanks!
 
Yes, I hardwired my RX65 last year when I bought my Boss, and I just purchased the rear-view mirror mount which is awesome!! no more suction cup marks on my windows.. anyway the hardwire mount was easy, i used a wire tap to plug into the fuse box. ran the wire behind the panel up along the door to the dash and then up the the a-pillar. under a groove where the windsheild meets the headliner and then it hangs down to the mirror. works like a charm and was pretty easy to set up. .I can take some pics later tonight if you want.
i can also tell you what fuse I tapped into so that you only get power when the engine is turned on.. i just dont remember it off hand, will have to get under there and look.
 
Man that would be awesome! Also did u buy a wiring kit from somewhere and did you use anything to secure the wire in the groove between the headliner and windshield? Thanks again!
 
BigJim said:
Man that would be awesome! Also did u buy a wiring kit from somewhere and did you use anything to secure the wire in the groove between the headliner and windshield? Thanks again!


V-1 with blendmount in My GT... In the boss I plan to tap in to the dome lights....

here is the link to blendmount:

http://www.blendmount.com


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Sorry BigJim the wife swamped me with home improvement projects when I walked in the door last night. But I will be able to take some pics this evening and post.

i did purchase a hardwire kit. I have the beltronics RX65 and this is what i got
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Beltronics-Smart-Direct-Hard-Wire-Kit-GX65-RX65-RX55-/120712094012
your radar detector should have the equivilant.

also I did not use anything to secure the wire between the windshield and headliner. If you pull on the wire it will come out, but i have never had an issue with it coming out on its own. Even when my radar detector is NOT connected I have no issues with the wire. I can push it up so that its not dangling down and it doesnt fall. I do this during track events and the wire stays put.

will you get some pics this evening
 
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I used the Blendmount for my Escort radar detector. Hard wired into a switched 12v circuit on the dome light circuit so it powers on/off with the ignition. I forget which, but there are two supplies to the dome light and only one of them is switched. Also used the wire cover from Blendmount to hide the cable from roof for a more finished look.
 

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