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      08-04-2017, 11:07 AM   #67
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My iPhone is in my pocket with my wallet. Is what's on the iPhone a magnet, or what's on the mount? I don't want magnets near my wallet.
Not sure I understand what you mean, but is your iphone case also a wallet case?

The mount is magnetic. You put the thin metal inside of your case and that is what holds the phone on the mount. If you do have a wallet case, then this may not be for you. Otherwise, it's great. Check the link which has pics and a video on how it works.
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I'll measure it next time I'm in the car.
Many thanks! I'll post pix of the install if it works out.
It's 2x4in
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Here is how I used my Kuda mount, just a simple $10 magnetic disc thing from Amazon:



magnetic disc mount for $8 on Amazon if anyone's interested
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      08-04-2017, 06:41 PM   #70
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It's 2x4in
Bummer. The radar detector display and control are both exactly two inches wide. I want to recess mount them, so there wouldn't be any room.

Thanks for checking.
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Have you guys seen this cupholder dock at https://www.joli.design/ ? Has anyone used it?
I think I could run a charge cable into the bottom of the cupholder and into this dock. The phone would be mounted a little lower than is ideal, but at least it wouldn't be blocking other controls.

Well, I got this thing the other day...it doesn't work very well, at least for my iPhone 6S Plus. The phone is almost too tall to rest comfortably in the dock, and the charging cord won't stay put. I put the cord in through the little lighting-port sized hole, but when I push the phone down onto it, it recesses into the cupholder. Useless. I guess I could try hot gluing the cord in place or something but I think I'm just going to do the Kuda solution.
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I actually use the DVD every single day, with DVDinmotion coded. Also, you block many of the controls with the CD mount
I guess you have kids to entertain? lol

Yes, it does block some of the controls but I rarely use them anyways - I only care about the climate controls which are usually set n forget. To each their own I guess
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Pressure mounted, no drilling, and VERY solid. I've installed and uninstalled it in two F30s and my F80, no problems.

Here are the instructions:

http://www.kudausa.com/manuals/092585_kuda_mount.pdf

Basically, pull back the trim a bit, insert the mount, bend this metal plate attached to the mount to lock it in, and push the trim back into place.
Hi, can you please explain in more detail? I feel if I try this installation I may damage something. Were there any tools involved? What do they mean by "bend the metal". Bend it where? how?. Perhaps someone can post a video of the Kuda installation? Cheers.
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Hi, can you please explain in more detail? I feel if I try this installation I may damage something. Were there any tools involved? What do they mean by "bend the metal". Bend it where? how?. Perhaps someone can post a video of the Kuda installation? Cheers.
Honestly, I don't remember the specifics, but it wasn't that hard and I didn't break anything and I'm a pretty clumsy guy who is only mediocre at DYI stuff.
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thanks, that helps
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I just discovered this Bestrix low profile vent mount. 2 air vent clips make it very stable but it's low profile and easy to install and remove. I have it in 3 cars.

https://www.amazon.com/Bestrix-Gener...rix+cell+phone
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I just discovered this Bestrix low profile vent mount. 2 air vent clips make it very stable but it's low profile and easy to install and remove. I have it in 3 cars.

https://www.amazon.com/Bestrix-Gener...rix+cell+phone
Although I don?t like the idea of blocking vents, this would be a good when I?m in a rental car. The one I currently use is getting loose and the stability of two vent clips is a plus! Does it rotate for horizontal?
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this option is clean and simple

https://www.shapeways.com/product/YC...aign=affiliate
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I like it but you can't rotate to landscape mode.
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I bought a CD phone mount and instead of using the magnet phone holder, I swapped it out with a fast wireless car charger. So I basically have a wireless charger/mount for my iPhone X using the CD slot. I refuse to sacrifice a vent
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I bought a CD phone mount and instead of using the magnet phone holder, I swapped it out with a fast wireless car charger. So I basically have a wireless charger/mount for my iPhone X using the CD slot. I refuse to sacrifice a vent
Do you have a link to it?

I have a Koomus one like the guy on the first page said. It's been working well for about 3-4 years in various vehicles.
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Do you have a link to it?

I have a Koomus one like the guy on the first page said. It's been working well for about 3-4 years in various vehicles.
Assuming that it has a rotating ball type design that can be unscrewed, you can purchase any car wireless charger with a design that you like. I chose this one:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B077N2ZH81/

Then I got a short 10 inch micro USB cable to run from that straight into my charger port. Looks pretty clean but the wireless charger is a bit on the bulkier side. I can take a pic later.
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I use my infotainment screen
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been using this for over a year. solid mount.
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magnet mount are the best, my phone never falls and i just put the magnet between the phone and case
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Below is what I'm using and highly recommend it.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...=UTF8&th=1
This is the best mount Ive ever used.

You can find a generic version for $5 at BigLots.

Originally bought this KENU brand and paid about $35 for it then found the iHome brand one at BigLots for $5. Works the exact same.
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Assuming that it has a rotating ball type design that can be unscrewed, you can purchase any car wireless charger with a design that you like. I chose this one:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B077N2ZH81/

Then I got a short 10 inch micro USB cable to run from that straight into my charger port. Looks pretty clean but the wireless charger is a bit on the bulkier side. I can take a pic later.
Cool thanks!!
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I have a cd mount in my wifes suv... We like it for the truck anyways... gonna try it first in the Bimmer before I recommend it though....

https://www.amazon.com/IPOW-Button-I...ot+phone+mount
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