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Old 03-07-2013, 09:45 PM
AVB-AMG AVB-AMG is offline
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M6/6-Series - Radar Detector / Laser Shifter Options

I am interested to hear what other M6 and/or 6-series owners have done and/or are doing for adding police radar detection and laser detection/shifting devices to their vehicles.

What brands have you chosen and location options on the dash, windshield or rear view mirror for placement, as well as the more expensive and effective custom installed stealth configurations. Any thoughts as well as photos would be appreciated...
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Old 03-08-2013, 02:38 AM
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Don't know if it is available in your neck of the woods but I have Stinger VIP installed in mine with duo laser detect and shifter in the front and duo at the back as well. Works well.
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Old 03-08-2013, 07:43 AM
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Stinger VIP

mlai:

I checked out the Stinger VIP web site and am impressed by their clean looking and technologically sophisticated design and capabilities.

Unfortunately, they use lasers to jam laser detectors, which is illegal in the United States.

Their system is the most elegant of all that I have seen, utilizing technology for miniaturization and sensitivity. That also explains its $3,000+ cost....
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Old 03-23-2013, 10:42 PM
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Radar-Mirror.com - Most Discreet and Clean Option for USA

Having had an ESCORT Passport 9500ci stealth radar detector / laser detector-shifter system in my 2007 M-B ML63 AMG, I can attest to its effectiveness and value. I met a fellow enthusiast who introduced me to Radar-Mirror.com and how they incorporated the functions of the separate display module into the interior rear-view mirror for a most discreet and elegant custom installation solution. I am leaning towards getting this system for my 2014 BMW M6 Coupe, once it has been delivered. Here is some additional information:

Radar-Mirror.com is The Leader in Custom Integrated Rear View Mirror Systems™ for luxury, exotic and high performance automobiles. They specialize in custom installation of aftermarket electronic information systems into your vehicle's factory rear view mirror. Non-factory electronic components such as radar detectors, laser jammers or vehicle monitoring gauges are typically found stuck on the windshield, mounted on top of the dashboard or in another location that immediately appears out of place.

In addition to compromising the factory appearance of your car's interior the presence of such devices often invites theft, resulting in damage to your vehicle and loss of the device. This is particularly common with radar detectors. In the event you are pulled over for speeding, surveys among law enforcement officers confirm the presence of a radar detector hanging from your windshield in plain sight will increase the probability that you will receive a citation.

With a Custom Integrated Rear View Mirror System from Radar-Mirror.com you can enjoy all of the benefits and protection from your radar detector, laser jammer, gauge assembly, or other electronic information system without the clutter, cords, inconvenience and risks normally associated with these kind of components.

Radar-Mirror.com pioneered the use of custom translucent two way mirrors for radar displays and is the exclusive provider of integrated vehicle monitoring systems for Horsepower Freaks.
Radar-Mirror.com is an authorized dealer for Escort Radar, Beltronics, AEM and PLX Devices.

Escort 9500ci with Integrated Mirror Display
Includes Factory BMW Compass Mirror with HIGH BEAM ASSIST / Homelink / Red Alarm LED
Includes the full Escort Passport 9500ci Radar and Laser System with the 9500ci Display Module integrated into the factory BMW mirror. OEM BMW auto dimming mirror with HIGH BEAM ASSIST, digital compass display, Homelink and red alarm led. Standard equipment on E93 BMW M3 and 3 Series Convertibles.
*Core return must match the mirror shipped. Mirrors with differing features, any visible scratches, damage or other issues will not be accepted.

Escort 9500ci Mirror Integration only, (you already have the 9500ci system): Cost is $500

Escort 9500ci and Mirror Integration: Cost is $2,800
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Old 06-02-2013, 02:25 PM
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On my 650 I have a K40 hard wired into the system. The dealer did the job so there
is no conflict as to warranty. It is completely undectable. There are 2 warning lights
on the dash to tell you if the threat is ahead or behind you. I thought about the
escort but decided that constantly mounting and unmounting on the windshield would
be a pain. I have a 2014 M6 GC on order and plan to do the same thing.
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