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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

Outstanding Looks like I can add this to my "accessories" list for the WK
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

Nice, I only would want this for instant mpg
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

Just found a sweet mounting solution on eBay. I'll be posting pics as soon as I have it mounted!
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

Where's the link?
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

I've got one of this mounts for my phone: http://www.proclipusa.com/?sectionpa...ageid=1&dtype=

It straddles the AC vent. It doesn't block enough air to be a problem. Plus is it puts the phone up where I can see it for nav mapping.
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

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Where's the link?
Sorry didn't see the notification, but here it is:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/WINDSHIELD-W...313754&vxp=mtr

There's another type of mount that goes above the rear view mirror, but I don't think the mount would work in my WK with all of the sensors behind the rear view mirror.
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

So that mount requires gluing the double-T socket on the back of the scantune, right? If you're going to be gluing things then consider there's lots of different kinds of mounts. If the viewing angle is perfect then the double-T works. But if you want different angles then a ball mount is worth considering. Usually with the ball on the mount and a socket on the device.

Akron makes a whole range of stuff for this. http://www.arkon.com
Check out their catalog, page 19-on has the various mounts: http://www.arkon.com/catalog/Arkon%202012%20Catalog.pdf
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

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So that mount requires gluing the double-T socket on the back of the scantune, right? If you're going to be gluing things then consider there's lots of different kinds of mounts. If the viewing angle is perfect then the double-T works. But if you want different angles then a ball mount is worth considering. Usually with the ball on the mount and a socket on the device.

Akron makes a whole range of stuff for this. http://www.arkon.com
Check out their catalog, page 19-on has the various mounts: http://www.arkon.com/catalog/Arkon%202012%20Catalog.pdf
It's actually not glue, it's a 3M industrial strength double sided adhesive pad. They work great on smooth plastic (which is why the orignal Velcro wouldn't stick to the porous surface of the WK's interior). This solution should work great.

As for the Arkon site, I'm not familiar with the brand, but they seem pretty close to RAM Mounts, which I've used in many vehicles and are GREAT!
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

The RAM stuff is great, but a bit overbuilt for some situations. Some of their mounts tend to take up more space than I usually prefer.

Glue, tape, six of one, half-dozen of another. My point is I'm guessing it's a one-way trip. But at least the female double-T slotted plate has good universal re-use. If you have the room and the device isn't too heavy then you might want to consider using a 17mm ball mount on the dash and then a stuck-on 17mm socket stuck on the back of the device. This would let you have a greater range of adjust-ability without having to deal with a mounting arm getting in the way.

Just some thoughts on alternatives, nothing wrong with how you're going at it.
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

I just realized that I started this thread and never posted a pic of my final mounting solution!

Well here's a pic, although the interior of the Jeep is lit up by my phone's flash...but you get the gist.
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