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I'm a newbie, so please forgive if I'm doing this wrong! Anyway, I have an Escort Passport radar detector that I used with success (i.e., kept me from at least 2 tickets) in my previous car (a 2010 Mustang GT). I can't seem to find a spot on the windshield of my new (2014 Challenger 100th Edition R/T 6 speed--in High Octane Red, not the Inferno Red) car that provides good forward and rearward coverage. Any ideal spots to place it (not that I would ever exceed the speed limit!)?
 

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What state do you live in? I just gave away an older detector because it won't work with new Illinois state trooper radar guns... just testing it; not that I'd ever go over the speed limit, either. Honestly, I thought that I 40 in Arizona was the speed limit ...
 

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I'm in Arizona. I understand that some folks hook up their detector to the rear view mirror, but you have to have some technical skills that I don't have to do that (I have trouble changing a light bulb--though I usually get it after 2 or 3 tries). WIth my Mustang I just hung it relatively low over the dash, but that doesn't seem to allow for good rearward vision on my Challenger. I tried hanging it high (just below the rear view mirror) but that didn't seem to help much (and affected my view thru the windshield). Just wondering what other folks do.
 

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I use this mount for mine. I ran the power cord from behind the 12v adapter at the front of the console, up the passenger a-pillar and over to the mount. It's a bit of a pain to get it initially adjusted but works fine. My RD isn't one of the ones this is built for, but I easily adapted the window mount part to this mount (removed the suction cups).

http://www.amazon.com/MirrorMountTM...99998877&sr=8-2&keywords=radar+detector+mount
 

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this is where i put mine
 

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Thanks Foos and Warmanr for the great input from both of you. And both Arizona guys, too--who'd uh thunk us Arizona guys were so smart!!
 

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Arizonan here too. I have the valentine 1 detector. I mount mine just to the left and above the rear view mirror. I still have great coverage to the rear in addition to the sides and front. I have not checked into using the rear view mirror wires to power the unit. On my corvette the rear view mirror also has power to it and I use an adapter wire to power the V1.
 
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