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I've been running with the Solo cordless on my other vehicles but want to go with something built in and less visible from the cops. My son had a system installed in his GT Mustang for around $800. Could have had the same system with "blockers" for $1,200. I've always been of the mind that these so-called "blockers" are a hoax. Could I get some opinions on the best installed systems for the GTO?


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Rocky Mountain Radar

Rocky Mountain Radar detector/ scrambler is the best IMO...bounces "noise" back with detected signals...works for both radar and laser. They will pay any tickets you get in the first year...

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The Rocky Mountain unit is a hoax. NBC did an expose' on it some time ago. Everyone is talking Valentine but I really want something that's not exposed at all. My son's is built right into the dash with a front and rear bumper sensor unit. Saw one made by Escort that looks good and another by Bel. Guess they're one and the same company now so it doesn't matter which one to go with. I know one thing for sure, it will be VERY hard to stay out of this motor, it's just way too much fun for an old gearhead like me :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Know what your Dad meant.........my Dad was a judge so you can imagine all the lectures I got as a kid :lol: didn't stop me though. I was constantly running on two tickets. Of course back then it was no big deal with the insurance thing, etc. NOW you have to hire an attorney each time at about $500 a pop to get it reduced to some equipment citation that doesn't carry any points. BTW, where in IL are you located? That's my home state, grew up just south of Peoria and graduated from WIU.


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clark co. about 35 miles west of terre haute, IN I can't believe how laws have changed in IL. i'm 25 when, i was 17 got a dui...but IL had the first offfender program for alchol related dui's where you where not to bad off unless you get another dui within 2 years of the first offender one, then you would get charged with both at once, so i didn't of course .. now if you get two minor moving violations before 18 you lose license...
 

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My son is also 25 now. Glad to see you got such a nice ride. He just got his GT Mustang this Spring and has really tricked it out. I'm so glad to see the auto mfg. finally coming around to performance cars again. Screw the laws.........there are just too few things to enjoy in life any more.


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My son is also 25 now. Glad to see you got such a nice ride. He just got his GT Mustang this Spring and has really tricked it out. I'm so glad to see the auto mfg. finally coming around to performance cars again. Screw the laws.........there are just too few things to enjoy in life any more.


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AMEN, sounds like you have some kewl father son cruise nights, my dad lives in the boonies on gravel roads..so i haven't had it to his house yet,,,divorce when i was 5 he lives in covered bridge country in Parke Co. IN
 

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I have used Escorts since 1984 and have NEVER had a ticket with one. That's right since 1984. That said, I now use the Passport 8500-x50 hardwired and I must say it is the best I have used. Very few false alarms (I turn off x band and POP) Plus I have it set to track up to 7 individual radar signals simultaneously. I do not think the V1 will do that. I cannot say if the Valentine is as good or not, just that a friend of mine has one and he likes his V1.
 

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Yep, we're pretty tight. We're both state licensed roofing contractors here in FL. I run the sales and he runs the crews. He's also finishing up his computer engineering degree (part-time) at UCF. Has about a year or so left. Hope he doesn't decide to go the easy way in life........roofing keeps you in GREAT shape, physically and mentally.


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Yep, we're pretty tight. We're both state licensed roofing contractors here in FL. I run the sales and he runs the crews. He's also finishing up his computer engineering degree (part-time) at UCF. Has about a year or so left. Hope he doesn't decide to go the easy way in life........roofing keeps you in GREAT shape, physically and mentally.


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Well I know it's been a good year for you. I sell building materials. A little heads up for you. Felt is hard to get right now. About 3 weeks lead time and shingles are starting to follow. The price is going up on it but not drastically yet. OSB is outta this world. We are paying over $16 a sheet for 7/16's and 1/2" is around $17. The price on that looks to be dropping towards the end of this month. Rolls of plastic sheeting are scarce and we have had (2) 10% price increases since early September. I'm guessing pieces and parts will become hard to get just like last year also.
PM me if you need anything in Lake county. We service Orlando also. We have 4 booms and I generally keep 600-1000 squares on ground of most colors.
 

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J.E.T. said:
Know what your Dad meant.........my Dad was a judge so you can imagine all the lectures I got as a kid :lol: didn't stop me though. I was constantly running on two tickets. Of course back then it was no big deal with the insurance thing, etc. NOW you have to hire an attorney each time at about $500 a pop to get it reduced to some equipment citation that doesn't carry any points. BTW, where in IL are you located? That's my home state, grew up just south of Peoria and graduated from WIU.


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Where did you grow up south of Peoria, I live near Bloomington. I have a lot of family over near Macomb. I'm sorry you had to attend WIU... GO ILLNIOIS STATE REDBIRDS!
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