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I got tired of the windshield radar detector and went with the 9500 Ci by Escort. Had a local shop do the install and I give them an A+ for the job they did. I had the unit installed in the ash tray from seeing how slick it looked from another board member. Posted are pictures of where the parts were installed. The GPS sensor has no picture as it went in between the ceiling of the truck lid and the exterior body. They told me that is where the stock GPS sensor is located as well. The unit is much more sensitive than the windshield unit and I am very pleased with the performance and how it looks both interior and exterior. It will be very hard to detect from anyone who may think I have such a unit.
 

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Love the interior install. My interior install is similar but my speaker wasn't mounted flush (may have to copy). The outside install was done incorrectly. Laser jammer can not be behind the grill (that is direct from Escort reps). Others will also argue that the honeycomb of the grill will decrease the radar sensitivity but that is seems to be debated. Radar receiver can be placed behind a flat plastic surface like bumper but the grills honeycomb pattern may have an effect on sensitivity. Personally I would move the Laser and radar receivers in front but its your choice.
Have included a pic of my front install.
front 9500ci 2.jpg
 

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I had expected my installer to put the two front sensors in the air dam such as you did, but for some reason they did not. I do like that better. I also was going to call the rep to verify if the grille would be a problem, but have yet to do that. I do think outside would be better but then they are more noticeable. But if behind the grille does create a problem, I will have them moved similar or the same as yours. Putting the speaker recessed is very clean and looks stock. He did say there was no room for error as it was a snug fit. Thanks for your input as I was looking for such..
 
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