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Radar-Mirror.com Official Valentine One and Escort 9500ci Rear View Mirror System Group Buy for M5Board members

Valentine One Mirror System - $449.00 (Retains Factory Auto Dimming)

Contact us to order your custom Valentine One Mirror System

Radar-Mirror.com has developed the ultimate system for integrating a Valentine One Radar Locator into your M5. Having the bulky V1 unit and cords hanging from your windshield invites theft and increases the likelihood of a ticket in the event you are stopped by law enforcement. Our system conceals the V1 radar unit out of sight and moves the display inside your oem rear view mirror, providing a factory-like installation free of cords and clutter. Our latest generation mirror conversions will not affect any of the functionality of your oem mirror, including Homelink and auto dimming.





Required Valentine One Parts

In addition to the V1 Radar Unit all of V1 Mirror Systems require the following components. As a convenience to customers that purchase one of our mirror systems we offer all of the Valentine One components for the same price available from Valentine.

V1 Concealed Display $39


V1 Remote Audio Adapter $49


V1 Direct-Wire Power Adapter $13


How it works

You ship your factory rear view mirror to us to have the V1 Concealed Display integrated into the mirror. Instructions for removing your mirror. Your mirror will be shipped back to you within 24-48 hours after we receive it.

The main V1 Radar Unit will be installed inside your M5's headliner, just above the map light. A small modification will have to be made to your map light to make room for the V1. Ship your map light to us when you send your mirror and we will perform the modification to your map light.

The Direct-Wire Power Adapter will need to be hard wired and the Remote Audio Adapter connected to complete the installation.

Please visit our FAQ page for answers to common questions about our V1 Mirror Systems





Escort 9500ci Mirror System - $349 (Retains Factory Auto Dimming)

Contact us to order your custom Escort 9500ci Mirror System

Radar-Mirror.com has developed the ultimate integrated display solution for your Escort 9500ci radar and laser defense system. While Escort offers a fully integrated radar / laser system out of the box, many struggle to find a suitable location for the 9500ci display that is within easy view yet doesn't appear out of place. Our custom 9500ci mirror system integrates the Escort display into your vehicle's factory rear view mirror with oem quality precision and appearance.




The mirror system requires the purchase of a Escort 9500ci Radar and Laser Defense System (sold separately).


 

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Laser Interceptor Mirror Displays are now available. If anyone wants to add the LI display to a V1 or Escort Mirror System the cost will be $99.

 

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Know of any installers in Chicago that could help me out so I could order the V1 setup?
We don't currently have any dealers in the Chicago area but I used to live in Schaumburg and would be happy to make a few calls and make arrangements if that would help. The installation is not difficult and could easily be done in an hour or two by anyone that handles car audio or electronics. Detailed installation instructions are available on our website at www.radar-mirror.com.
 

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Can you send me quote for the complete V1 system ( all equipment included ) for 2006 E60 M5 please?
Shipped to Springfield Gardens NY
 

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I have the 9500 ci installed, I would be interested in having the display in the mirror so I assume I have to remove the headliner to get the wire to the rear view mirror? What can be done with the control module (brightness etc.)?
 

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I have the 9500 ci installed, I would be interested in having the display in the mirror so I assume I have to remove the headliner to get the wire to the rear view mirror? What can be done with the control module (brightness etc.)?
The headliner doesn't have to be completely removed but it is helpful to remove the sun visor on the side you're running the wire, which will allow more than enough room to tuck the wire. The A pillar will also need to come off, that's one torx bolt and it will pop right out. The location for the control module just comes down to personal preference. We've seen it installed under the dash, under the steering column, inside the ash tray.. some have gotten really creative and had it flush mounted into the dash somewhere.
 

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I will take a look how much of a pain it is, I might have to extend the wire to reach all the way up to the mirror. Please PM me the price for the mirror only installation.
 

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I will take a look how much of a pain it is, I might have to extend the wire to reach all the way up to the mirror. Please PM me the price for the mirror only installation.
PM on it's way. Just measure the length of the cable and if it needs to be extended I'll be happy to take care of it for you.
 

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Radar-Mirror.com is now also offering upgrades to the factory BMW mirrors that have the integrated Compass display. Please send me a PM for more info.
 

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Just to clarify...that price only includes the mirror correct...the actual radar and additional accesory parts have to be ordered separately, right?
 

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Just to clarify...that price only includes the mirror correct...the actual radar and additional accesory parts have to be ordered separately, right?
That is correct. In addition to the mirror build you will need:

V1 Radar Locator $399
V1 Concealed Display $39
V1 Remote Audio Adapter $49
 

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Do you do any local installs? How long does it take if I were to drop off my car? I have to make a business trip to Dallas in January.
 

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Do you do any local installs? How long does it take if I were to drop off my car? I have to make a business trip to Dallas in January.
I typically do not do the system installs on the car but have well qualified local shops throughout Dallas that can handle the installation for you. With a little notice I can have a pre-built factory E60 mirror ready to go and the install would only take half a day. We would simply remove your mirror as a core exchange.
 

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Yes! It is. I will send you a PM with more info.

Love Toronto. I used to live in Mississauga, ON and currently work for RBC WM (in Texas). :)

Would love a Shopsy's sausage dog now.
Hey man,

Thanks for the PM - just considering my options - only thing I don't like it that the V1 becomes permanently mounted in the car - or can it be removed for use in other cars?

You need a good Skydome sausage while watching a Jays game behind home plate, along with a Molson's!;)
 
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