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Old 13th May 2010, 02:26   #1
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Not an Oil Question a StealthOne Question.

My StealthOne goes in over the next few days.

I've read "numerous" helpful posts going back years and have come to the conclusion that the V1 is best mounted high on the front windshield.

I know, I know, I know, I may have missed some important posts, so I may be wrong.

I'd hate to see new StealthOne threads become like the dreaded "Which Oil" threads.

Confirmation or constructive input appreciated.

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Old 13th May 2010, 03:05   #2
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I'm not quite sure what you're asking. Do you have both a stealthone and a V1 and are inquiring about the best way to install them?
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I've both. The question is confirmation on the V1 mounting. Is is best mounted high on the front windshield?

I know, I know, I know, I may have missed some important posts, so I may be wrong.

I'd hate to see new StealthOne threads become like the dreaded "Which Oil" threads.

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Yes... high on the front windshield is the optimal location for a radar detector.
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Is it best for detection? Yes.

Is it best for stealth? No.

There's no right answer, it's all about your preferences.
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Is it best for detection? Yes.

Is it best for stealth? No.

There's no right answer, it's all about your preferences.
The V1 was not created in its current case design to be concealed. Unless the entire housing is torn apart and a thorough custom install is performed the V1 will not perform to its required spec when "concealed".

There is a right answer. If you want to choose an inferior install other than the correct application is up to you.
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That was the confirmation I was looking for.

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The V1 was not created in its current case design to be concealed. Unless the entire housing is torn apart and a thorough custom install is performed the V1 will not perform to its required spec when "concealed".

There is a right answer. If you want to choose an inferior install other than the correct application is up to you.
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I have mine mounted up above the rear view mirror and it works just as well if it was mounted smack in the middle of the windshield.
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Same here. My V1 is to the right of the rear view mirror so it does not block my vision at all. In fact, from the driver's seat it's more or less obscured by the rear view mirror. The only catch is I don't like passengers messing with the visor since it often blocks the V1's rear receiver.
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Passenger visor for me as well. It is hidden enough and I have never felt it degraded performance or was in my way. This location is probably the next best to "high and in front" on the windshield as far as balancing practicality, stealth and performance/reliability.
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