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  1. Grounding Dash Cam In Dome Light

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hey guys, this is a bit of an odd question. I couldn't seem to find it addressed in another forum, but please feel free to direct me there if you know of an answer. In my e90, I hardwired in a dash cam and radar detector to the dome light. I used this tutorial, and just used an extra wire for...
  2. Who can install laser deflectors/radar detectors near Rye, NY on new 2014 M5

    NY / NJ / CT
    I just traded in my 2013 GTR for a 2014 M5 after I decided I just wasn't mature enough to drive a GTR (impossible not to drive it like a race car and take on every Porsche, Ferrari, etc. that wants to play -- I knew in the end I was either going to end up in jail or dead/seriously injured). I...
  3. Hard Wiring a Radar Detector in a 535i

    F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    What is the easiest way to hard wire a radar detector in a 535?
  4. Fs Escort 9500CI radar/laser detectors

    Mobile Electronics and Lighting
    I have an Escort 9500CI Radar GPS Laser for sale professionally taken out $850 or best offer
  5. Escort r/d wiring DIY

    Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics
    Looking to use wire an outlet for my Escort 9500ix using the Escort direct wire kit. My goal is to tap into the power in the microphone/light panel in my X3 similar to the DIYs posted here for the replacement dimming mirror upgrades. Blend Mounts, which are the best solution I've seen for...
  6. Radar detectors and the F01/02

    7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    I recently took delivery of a new 2012 750Lix. A ritual of sorts, is normally hardwiring a Valentine One into every new vehicle to provide many hours of "uninterrupted" motoring! To my dismay, it seemed that somehow the police had already targeted my sparkling new white car after driving off...
  7. Active Cruise Control interferes with radar detector BEL STIR

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey guys, need your opinions on this problem. I posted this to the board, however need BMW-specific opinion, plus it takes a while for posts to get approved there, so here it is: I have 2009 BMW E61 (535xiT) with Active Cruise Control (stop and go). I finally found time...
  8. Radar Detector Recomendations

    F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Dear Fellow/Fellah led footers: I recently got my 2011 550ixdrive upgraded to a stage 2 Dinan. In addition to telling me on a daily basis that I am the fairest of them all, my rearview mirror also told me that I'm in store for a boatload of speeding tickets and possibly a trip to the local...
  9. Escort wired directly to fuse panel – Illustrated instructions

    F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Attached is a pdf file detailing how to connect an Escort radar detector to the glove box fuse panel. It should be useful for anyone wanting to make any sort of connection to that fuse panel.
  10. e46 radar detector hardwire

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I'm installing a radar detector in my 03 330xi. The best place to pull power from is at the fuse panel as its closest to the detector module. Anyone have any ideas as to which wire is best for pulling power from. I need one that's switched power
  11. Radar Detector on 2011 335

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi! First post! So I currently have a 2007 335 and due to a fairly heavy foot I need a radar detector. At the moment I have it plugged in the socket in the ashtray in the center console. I just ordered a new 335 and noticed that the ashtray is no longer there and the lighter socket is now...
  12. Hardwire Radar Detector Install (F10)

    F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hello! Right from the start I have to say that I have never posted a tutorial on something like this, so don't be too hard on me!!! I am sure there are better or even simpler ways to do this but this method worked for me. I did make a minor mistake which I will point out but overall it was...
  13. DIY radar detector hardwire for 335i

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    In case anyone wants to try a similar install, here's a blog I wrote on how I hardwired my radar detector into my 335i coupe's fusebox safely and reversibly (and cheaply and easily):
  14. FS: MINT! Escort Passport 8500 X50 Radar/Laser Detector

    Mobile Electronics and Lighting
    Escort Passport 8500 x50 - Blue display. Practically new, works great! Just plug it in and go. The instruction manual is useful for setting it up to your specifications. Switching from "Highway" mode to "City" or "Auto" mode can be done at the push of a button. On e-bay...
  15. Valentine One location

    7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hey guys, first, I did run a search for this topic but the posts are mostly for the 3er and 5er. I am wondering if any of you guys had hard wired a Valentine One in your 7er and if you placed it behind the rear view mirror or on the dash board. Thanks, Bimmerguy