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I just wanted to see where you wired your concealed display unit and see how "stealth" your wiring is. I recently got my V1 and it came with the wires that have the bulky ends so I replaced them with "regular" telephone cord. See what I mean below? Don't mind the tape. I was trying to train the cord to lay like that :)




You can see how the "regular" cord helps with removing the bulkiness of the connector cover of the original wire.




Still not pleased with the wire being seen, I quickly decided to take the cluster out of the dash and hide the wire behind there. Now you can't see any wires :D



 

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Hey, I was thinking about purchasing a V1 pretty soon.

Where can I purchase one at a reasonable price?
 

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Hey, that last pic is a lot like my intstall:thumbup: :thumbup:

NICE WORK.

I also have my wire behind the dash, but about 1" of mine can be seen out the left side. How did you keep it from poking out the side a little?

One thing I did was take a black marker and cover all the white markings and lettering on the concealed display, just to make it not so easy to tell it was a radar detector if someone is snooping around my car.
 

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U3S2A5 said:
Hey, I was thinking about purchasing a V1 pretty soon.

Where can I purchase one at a reasonable price?
i'd say ebay or something. you could also call valentine and ask if they have any refurb units which you can purchase for about 50-60 less. and most are really refurbished, but ppl who sent it back after the 30 day trial...
 

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put it inside the dash

someone posted this long ago...i think it was on .org. i think this is the ultimate in concealing a V1.

there was someone else who hid it behind the rearview mirror. they sanded away a bit of the mirror to reveal the V1.
 

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