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Old 06-05-2011, 01:31 PM
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Thanks Sep23! Have to say that I followed this very helpful install today while installing the hardwire for my V1. I was able to identify the wires necessary for switched 12v power, and tapped them very easily using the same type of in-line wire taps shown above.

I'm not super happy with the placement of the remote display. My usual place is where the A Pillar meets the dash top. On the F10, it's not really all that flat. I installed it there anyway, as I didn't like any of the other places that I test fit it on. Just personal preference.

As for getting the overhead console open, it's really easy - just pull. I've taken apart a lot of interior trim in my life, so I know the right amount of pressure needed to release the snap-in connectors. Given enough gentle pressure, the whole thing just pops right out. Pull from the windshield side first, as the rear is hooked into the overhead.

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