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RipTheSix said:
Im looking to buy a good radar dectector. Anyone have any recomendations under 200. Im looking at the Whistler Pro-73. Opinions Welcome. :cool

A guy I work with has the Whistler and feels like it was a good value.
 

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Beltronics 995

I've had the 995 and am very happy with it. Now that Bel and Escort are one and the same, I've heard that the 995 and the Escort 8500 are pretty much the same. Someone more knowledgeable than I may know more on that score.

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Before I got this car I ran with the Passport cordless models. I knew I would need the absolute best for this beast and bought the top of the line BEL built-in system with front and rear mounted jammers and remote. Little green light on my speedo is the only thing you'll see. Also has a little speaker underneath the dash that alerts you with sound and signal its receiving. Kinda pricey at $1500 plus installation but one ticket at the wrong time more than justifies the cost.

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Escort 7500 or 8500.
 

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malum in se said:
Very, very happy with the escort 8500 here. Got the blue readout to match my blue interior. Silly use of $50, but there you have it.
:agree

I've got the 8500 (Red) go figure :rolleyes:



No ticket yet :willy:
 

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J.E.T. said:
Before I got this car I ran with the Passport cordless models. I knew I would need the absolute best for this beast and bought the top of the line BEL built-in system with front and rear mounted jammers and remote. Little green light on my speedo is the only thing you'll see. Also has a little speaker underneath the dash that alerts you with sound and signal its receiving. Kinda pricey at $1500 plus installation but one ticket at the wrong time more than justifies the cost.

JET
Where can I get this?
 

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I Stall Automatics said:
Where can I get this?
I got mine through my stereo shop.........they're available online also.


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I have a Bel RSX-65. It works well but.........in these days of pop radar and laser, a detector may help you some of the time. It is far from "protection".

Your best defense lies between your ears.
  • Scan the road as far ahead as you can see.
  • Be aware of hillcrests, depressions, and curves that provide hiding places.
  • Be aware of other terrain features like turnarounds in the median strip that are favorite parking places for threats.
  • Utilize a rabbit (some poor sap) in front of you as a mine sweeper.
  • Pay attention to radar alerts in locations you don't normally detect them.
  • Pay attention to alerts in locations where you have come to expect them. They can be used to mask new real threats.
  • Stay out of the left lane except to pass and stay in a line with traffic ahead of you when possible.
  • Etc..........
 

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I have a bel vector 945 and it works great.

Awesome range, little falsies, and < $200 i believe.

I tested it in the same car a escort 8500 (blue one) and they worked pretty much the same.

The escort had a few less false alarms but the important bands were the same.

HTH. :)
 

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:agree

I have a V1 and a Bel. The Bel detects about as well as the V1, but I find the additional info about which directional information that the V1 provides at least as valuable in sorting all the junk from the real thing - and spotting him before he spots you!
 

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LS7 turbo in Goat!

Copper - You're a Mad Man! :eek:


I want one :cool
 
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